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Pitchfork Music Festival Returns To Union Park In July With Headliners The Smile, Big Thief And Bon Iver

Tickets are on sale now, starting at $219 for a three-day ticket and $109 for a one-day ticket.

West Loop

Pilsen Largest Vacant Site Would Be Turned Into 432 Apartments And Townhomes Under New Proposal

The vast majority of the units would be affordable under the latest plan, which also calls for outdoor and commercial space. Neighbors can weigh through April 17.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Aida Flores Crashes Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s Press Conference To Accuse Him Of Voter Suppression

The Pilsen alderman denied the allegations. "I'm just appalled by this Trump-ian response," he said.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

$58 Million Project Bringing Housing, Retail To Back Of The Yards Breaks Ground

The first phase will revitalize the Goldblatt's building at the southwest corner of 47th Street and Ashland Avenue into a 15,000-square-foot, federally qualified health center and 7,200 square foot of locally owned retail space.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Neighbors Vow To Block Chicago Fire Soccer Facility On Public Housing Land — Even After Deal Gets Key Federal Approval

The city said its lease with the Chicago Fire will bring back funds to improve housing, while residents called the deal the product of broken promises.

West Loop

Chick-Fil-A Opening 4 Chicago Restaurants In Avondale, Wrigleyville, Medical District And O’Hare In 2023

There will soon by 50 Chick-Fil-As in the Chicago area.


Controversial Lease Of Public Housing Land To Pro Soccer Team Finalized With Federal Approval

City officials said construction on the site could begin this spring.

West Loop

Chicago’s Mexican Independence Day Parade Is Back In September With The Theme ‘Tu Mexico, Tu Chicago’

The parade is set for Sept. 16 — the first time it'll take place on the actual day of the holiday.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Residents, Organizers Push Feds To Block City Deal To Give Public Housing Land To Pro Soccer Team

Chicago Housing Authority officials want the feds to approve their deal to let the Chicago Fire soccer team build an $80 million training facility at the former ABLA Homes.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

City-Owned Warehouse In McKinley Park’s Manufacturing District Could Become A Movie Studio Or Apartments

Officials are asking for the public to weigh in on three proposals to revitalize the lots on West Pershing Road.

McKinley Park

Pilsen Food Pantry Moves Into Former YMCA, Hopes To Raise $75,000 For Renovations Before June Opening

Pantry founders bought the former YMCA on Ashland Avenue for its food giveaways, free clothes closet, medical supply closet, little library and teaching kitchen.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Wife Of Slain Chicago Police Officer Speaks Out: ‘You Are And Always Will Be A Hero’

Andrés Mauricio Vásquez Lasso was killed Wednesday while chasing a man on the Southwest Side, authorities said.

Gage Park, Brighton Park

How Jesús ‘Chuy’ García Went From Frontrunner To 4th Place

García is one of the most influential Latino politicians in the country and made the 2015 mayoral runoff. But some of his supporters lined up behind Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson instead.


Jennifer Aguilar Named Little Village Chamber Of Commerce’s New Executive Director

For more than 30 years, the Little Village Chamber of Commerce has supported local businesses in the predominantly Mexican neighborhood.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez Declares Victory In 25th Ward Race, Winning Second Term To Represent Pilsen

Sigcho-Lopez won 52.4 percent of the vote to beat challenger Aida Flores. “Our community has said, once again, that they want an independent voice of the people," the alderman said.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

12th Ward Challenger Julia Ramirez Unseats Newly Appointed Ald. Anabel Abarca

Ramirez, a community organizer, won 56.5 percent of the vote, ousting the appointed alderperson, who served as former Ald. George Cardenas' chief of staff.

Gage Park, Brighton Park

Ald. Ray Lopez Avoids A Runoff To Win Third Term Representing The 15th Ward

Lopez, who ran for mayor but dropped out and recommitted to running for his South Side seat, said his reelection was a "thank you" from residents for addressing their biggest concerns.

Back of the Yards

Ald. Michael Rodriguez Wins Handily In 22nd Ward Race To Represent Little Village

Rodriguez landed 65 percent of the vote, sealing a second term.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Chicago’s Undocumented Students And Teachers Need More Protections, Better Bilingual Services, Teachers Union Says

CPS and its charter schools were already struggling with a lack of bilingual staff and resources before asylum-seekers were sent to Chicago, CTU leaders said. It's unclear how many school-aged migrant children have come to the area.


Environmental Activists Doubling Down On Calls For Accountability After Leaked Hilco Demolition Report

"Our communities cannot afford another botched implosion in Chicago," one environmental justice organizer said.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
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