Articles By Mauricio Peña

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Pilsen Fest Highlights Neighborhood’s Culture And Latinx Talent This Weekend

The festival, featuring live music, art and education workshops, kicks off Saturday in Pilsen.

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‘Surprise Leaky Roof’ Delays Wndr Museum Opening In West Loop, Frustrating Fans

Some art fans who snatched up tickets to the highly anticipated art experience aren't happy.

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A Google Retail Store on Randolph Street Could Attract Tourists, Hopeful Alderman Says

Ald. Walter Burnett offered his support following reports the tech giant was nearing a lease for a retail store between 845 and 853 W. Randolph St. in the West Loop.

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Little Italy Festa Brings Drinks, Dancing, Music And Food To Taylor Street For 4 Days Starting Thursday

The annual fest, which includes Italian dancing and more than 60 musical performances, will take over the heart of Little Italy

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Semi-Trucks Are Taking Over Little Village, Neighbors Say – And Giant Warehouse Plan Will Make It Worse

At the meeting, several residents said they opposed the proposed $100 million, 1 million-square-foot warehouse that would bring more trucks to the neighborhood.

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Plans To Modernize Little Village’s Industrial Corridor Stir Concerns Among Residents

The city wants to address health, environment, land use, transportation and sustainability, but residents are worried it's being done with little community input.

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‘Racist’ Trump Policies To Blame For Raid Of Pilsen Mini Mart, Latino Caucus Says

The members want to amend the city's Welcoming City Ordinance to prevent incidents like the Aug. 1 raid in Pilsen.

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What’s Next For Shuttered Crawford Power Plant Site? Plans To Be Unveiled At Little Village Meetings

Hilco plans to demolish the coal power plant and replace it with a one million square feet of warehouses.

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3 Armed Robberies Reported In The West Loop, Police Say

In three separate incidents, a few men approached people on the street and robbed them at gunpoint, police said.