Articles By Mauricio Peña

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Developers Break Ground On Madison Towers, Bringing 600 New Luxury Apartments To West Loop’s Old H2O Site

The prominent development, expected to open in 2020, is near Mary Bartelme Park and across from Merit School of Music.

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Hit-And-Run Driver Seriously Injures Person In West Loop, Police Say

The person was crossing near the Ogilvie train station when they were struck by a driver in a Dodge Charger, police said.

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City Council Approves New Pilsen, Little Village Affordable Housing Plan

The city’s affordable housing requirement increases from 10 to 20 percent in a 7.2-mile area on the city's Southwest Side.

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Free Swim Classes Coming To Saucedo Scholastic Academy For Little Village Residents

Ahead of the Park District’s winter session, residents can sample different swim classes offered by the Park District.

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Activists Protest Outside Developer’s ‘Emerging Neighborhoods’ Seminar, Call For End To ‘Predatory’ Development In Pilsen

“They need to see the human faces of the people they are going to be displacing,” one community organizer said outside the event.

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New Altitude Trampoline Park Opens On Near West Side

The 33,000-square-foot indoor trampoline park is the first of its kind in Chicago.

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Maverick Brewery And Taproom Joining Hub of Breweries On Near West Side

Maverick Brewery Co. will join nearby Goose Island, On Tour Brewing, Great Central Brewing and Finch Beer Co.

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New Cafe Emmanuel Serves Up Homemade Pan, Paletas And Tamales In Pilsen

After selling their paletas for more than 35 years, the Rios family is now serving up sweet and savory bites in a new cafe across from Harrison Park.