Articles By Mauricio Peña

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Little Village Parishioners Mourn Church Closings As Archdiocese Plans To Merge 3 Parishes Into 1

From baptisms and confirmations to weddings and funerals, Ricardo Nava's family has celebrated so much at St. Roman's, one of the churches slated to close.

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Asrai Garden To Bring 1999 Wicker Park To Fulton Market For Boutique’s 20-Year Anniversary

Miss Earwax Cafe, Jinx Cafe and the Boom Boom Room dance parties? You'll want to check out this celebration of '90s Wicker Park in Fulton Market.

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3 Wounded In Little Village Shooting Sunday, Police Say

At 12:46 p.m., a gunman in a black SUV fired shots at a car in the 2100 block of South Albany Avenue, police said.

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Fulton Galley Food Hall To Close Just Months After Launching

The food hall at 1115 W. Fulton Market, featuring Steingold’s Deli and Palita Sriratana, was hindered by road construction, lack of parking and intense competition.

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Developer Plans 16-Story Office Tower Near Metra Tracks In Fulton Market

The developer is seeking a zoning change to make way for 400,000 square feet of new office space and 12,000 square feet of retail space, according to paperwork filed with the city.

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Boy, 13, Reported Missing From Back Of The Yards

Dorian Branch was last seen in the 5400 block of South Carpenter Street, police said in a missing person's alert.

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Gads Hill Opens $7 Million Early Childhood Education Center In Brighton Park

The center opens as demographics are shifting on the Southwest Side. Latino families leaving Pilsen "are moving southwest past I-55 to Brighton Park, McKinley Park and Back of the Yards,” CEO Maricela Garcia said.