Inner City Culture and Ascend teamed up for the Selena mural at the corner of Wood Street and Cermak Road to bring attention to local corner store Carnicería Maribel. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

A New Selena Mural Is Drawing People Into A Local Corner Store In Pilsen, And That’s The Point

As longtime businesses close in the neighborhood, Pilsen native Mateo Zapata is using art to bring customers to this family-owned corner store.

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Lightfoot Won’t Sue To Avoid State’s New Coronavirus Restrictions On Bars, Restaurants

City officials and Chicagoans need to "double down" on supporting restaurants, which are facing an indoor dining ban that starts Friday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

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Coronavirus Kill 51 More Illinoisans, Including Child In Cook County

The state also reported 6,110 confirmed cases, bringing the total to 389,095.

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Get Your Flu Shot, Free COVID Tests At Halloween Event This Weekend In Pilsen

The event hosted by Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s office will take place from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.