Fidencio Sanchez became famous around the world when a GoFundMe campaign was created to help the "Paleta Man."Kelly Bauer/ Block Club Chicago

‘Paleta Man’ Fidencio Sanchez, Whose Story Inspired The World, Dies

A GoFundMe to help him raised $385,000 — even though he said he'd continue to work. “The family wants to give thanks to everybody from around the world that made his last three years of life happy and comfortable,” his friend wrote.

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How A Pilsen Food Pantry Grew To Help Neighbors In Crisis: ‘The Community Has Come Together To Make This Happen’

When coronavirus hit the neighborhood hard, the Pilsen Social Health Initiative expanded its mission, opening a thrift store and hosting a social worker to get families the help they need.

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‘Spinning Home Movies’ Returns Thursday With An Original Composition From avery r. young

The series' second season, which kicks off Thursday evening, continues the South Side Home Movie Project's months-long collaboration with Chicago musicians to soundtrack local amateur films.

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Brewery, Co-Working Space For Parents Aim To Open In Old Armitage Theatre Building Next Year

Odious Cellars and Hive Space had planned to open earlier, but they were delayed by the pandemic.