Articles By Mauricio Peña

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Pilsen Tortilla Shop’s Mural Disappears. But Don’t Worry, Owner Says, An Even Better One Is Coming

The owner of El Popocatepetl Tortilleria said tuckpointing damaged the old mural, which he wasn't really attached to anyway.

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La Catrina Coffee Shop Owners Aim To Sell The Beloved Pilsen Cafe And Move To Mexico

The owners plan to move to Guanajuato City, Mexico, where they’ll open a community space.

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Three Kids Detained At O’Hare For More Than 12 Hours, Immigrant Rights Group Says

Border Patrol agents are refusing to release them until their parents, who happen to be undocumented, arrive, an immigrant organizer said.

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Mother, Daughter Accused of Killing Pregnant Teenager, Charged In Death Of Infant Son

Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree Figueroa were charged Thursday in the murder of Yovani Yadiel Lopez, after he died in June.

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Chance The Snapper Is Heading For ‘A Life of Luxury’ In Florida, Alligator Robb Says

The wily reptile who captivated Chicago is headed to a Florida gator farm, but expert trapper Frank Robb says he'll visit. “We will be buddies."

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As Sterling Bay Plans 2 New Office Buildings, Alderman Asks For Affordable Retail Storefronts In Fulton Market

If approved, these will be the fourth and fifth office buildings Sterling Bay has developed in the area in the last two years.

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Pilsen’s Tacos Y Tamales Festival This Weekend Brings Some Of Neighborhood’s Best Eats To The Streets

Music acts set to take the stage at the fourth annual festival range from traditional mariachi to Latin rock-pop.