Artists Mateo Zapata and Pablo Serrano unveiled a new mural dedicated to essential workers at 18th and Carpenter streets in Pilsen.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Pilsen Mural Pays Tribute To Essential Workers: ‘Our Community Is Essential At The End Of The Day’

The mural also aims to highlight the corner stores that have stayed open amid coronavirus. “These are real people on this wall with real stories,” one of the muralists 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.

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Block Club Chicago Named Best News Website Finalist In Editor & Publishers’ National EPPY Awards

The reader-funded nonprofit newsroom was also honored as a finalist for the Best Community Service award as part of the Lens On Lightfoot collaboration.