Owner Julian Rodriguez, and one of the artists Manuel Macias look at the progress on the new mural outside El Popocatepetl Tortilleria in Pilsen. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Pilsen Tortilla Shop’s Mural Disappears. But Don’t Worry, Owner Says, An Even Better One Is Coming

The owner of El Popocatepetl Tortilleria said tuckpointing damaged the old mural, which he wasn't really attached to anyway.

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Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By East Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

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Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.

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Free Christmas Trees Available Saturday In Englewood

The giveaway, courtesy of the Pastors of Englewood, starts noon Saturday.