Articles By Mauricio Peña

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New Video Shows ‘Prime Suspect’ In Bike Shop Hour Before Downtown Bike Shooting, Police Say

The alleged gunman walked into a bicycle shop to have a repair made on his bike, according to the police department.

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Sterling Bay Gets Key Approval To Build 2 More Office Buildings In Fulton Market

The developer will pay $7.6 million into a city fund and offer some affordable retail space for "mom-and-pop businesses," Ald. Burnett said.

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Logan Square’s Favorite Ice Cream Man Overwhelmed As Donations Top $14.5K: ‘I’m Just So Grateful’

"I didn’t expect or envision this. I really didn’t. I was thinking of getting a small loan of some sort to help me out," Mario Nieto Hernandez said of the outpouring of support.

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New Señoritas Cantina In Pilsen Serving Up Abuela’s Authentic Mexican Dishes

From chicken in mole poblano to tacos, chef Bernardino Ocotl aims to offer fresh flavors at the new restaurant and bar, 1104 W. 18th St.

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Gunman On Bike Shoots Woman In Back Downtown Just Before Noon Wednesday

The woman was walking with a crowd of people in the 200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue when a man on a bicycle fired shots, police said.

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Developers Face Up To $10,000 Fine For Harassing Homeowners To Sell Under New City Rule

Introduced by Pilsen Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez, the ordinance looks to curb "predatory tactics" to get homeowners in gentrifying neighborhoods to sell their property.

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Convicted Of A Weed Crime? Expungement Clinic Aims To Help People Clear Their Records In West Loop This Weekend

During the clinic, volunteer attorneys will be on hand to provide free legal advice and begin the record-clearing and expungement process.

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After 40 Years, Pilsen’s Latina Mothers Look Back On The Long Fight To Build A High School

The 1979 La Esperanza mural was created to commemorate the fight for Benito Juarez High School to be built. Now, a new plaque, exhibit and comic book aim to honor the mural and the story behind it.

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Jenny Lewis, Kurt Vile Headlining Goose Island’s End-Of-Summer Block Party This Weekend

Goose Island will bring the streets outside the brewery to life with $3 brews, food and live music.