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Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Teenage Boys, 17, Wounded In Little Village Shooting

The teens were standing in the 3500 block of West Cermak Road when someone fired shots from a car, police said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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After Years Of Renting, Street Vendors Come Together To Buy Their Own Kitchen: ‘This Is A Treasure’

City rules forbid vendors from preparing food at home or on the street. The kitchen gives them a stable place to prepare tacos, tamales and other goods — and even expand their businesses.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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Craft Beer Fest Bringing More Than 40 Beers To Fulton Market This Weekend

The festival, now in its ninth year, will feature local and national craft brewers and live music.

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Hugely Popular Fiesta Del Sol Returning To Pilsen As In-Person Event Next Month

Alivio Medical Center will provide vaccines to attendees 12 and older at the festival, which will be July 29-Aug. 1.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Cook County Jail Begins Demolishing Vacant Dormitories To Make Way For Recreational Space

Officials say they will not use explosives for the teardown, and neighbors can access air quality information during the work.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After Taggers Vandalize Important Pilsen Murals, Neighborhood Groups Ask Culprits To ‘Respect Community Art’

Two 18th Street murals were tagged again, and area nonprofits are now trying to fix them up. “We are fans of street and graffiti artists, but there are unwritten rules and guidelines that you follow and respect."

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J.P. Graziano Celebrates 84 Years Of Feeding Chicago, From Italian Imports To Legendary Sandwiches

Vincenzo Graziano launched his Italian food importing business on Randolph Street in 1937. Nearly nine decades later, the family tradition is going strong. “I’m so proud of what we are and what we mean to the city."

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National Museum Of Mexican Art Set To Welcome Guests Again July 1

The museum closed in March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but now it's reopening with safety protocols.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Cook County’s New Public Defender Seeks More Visibility — And Money — For His Office

A better-funded public defender’s office could be a leader in the fight for equity and justice, Sharone Mitchell said. Public defenders “put a mirror to the system and say that this isn’t working for us."

Citywide

Time Out Market In West Loop Reopens This Month With New Chef Lineup

The sprawling food hall will bring back familiar faces as well as new chefs when it reopens June 17.

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Should North Lawndale Lots Become Cosmetology School, Business Incubator, Food Hall Or Hotel? West Siders Can Help Decide

Six developers are competing to build on vacant land along Ogden Avenue as part of the Invest South/West initiative. Here's what's on the table.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Green City Market Returns To The West Loop This Weekend

New vendors are Star Farm Chicago, raw dog treat company Prairie Wolf and Kikwetu Kenya Coffee Company.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Help Pilsen Restaurants Recover From Pandemic At Mole De Mayo This Weekend

The outdoor fest won't return in its typical form this year, but restaurants across Pilsen are offering specialty mole dishes for dine-in or carry-out through Sunday.

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Adam Toledo’s Family Launches Nonprofit Farm To Give At-Risk Boys A Safe Haven From The Streets

The 13-year-old boy was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer in March. Toledo's family debuted Adam's Place on what would've been his 14th birthday.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

New Police Foot Chase Policy Still Allows Officers To Run After People Despite Lightfoot Saying The Chases Are ‘Dangerous’

The policy still allows officers to chase people if there is "probable cause for an arrest or it is believed an individual has committed, is committing or is about to commit a crime."

Citywide

Chicagoans Who Get Vaccinated At City-Run Sites Can Get 5 Free Tickets To Six Flags

The city is bringing COVID vaccinations events to salons, beaches and other spots around the city this week and over Memorial Day weekend.

Citywide

Developer Opts For Apartments Over Offices Once Again In Fulton Market As Pandemic Changes Course Of Neighborhood

LG Development wants to turn 210 N. Aberdeen St. into a 414-unit apartment building instead of offices now that residential development is allowed north of Lake Street.

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47-Story West Loop Apartment Tower, 7-Story Office Building Approved By City Council

A major developer wants to build a 47-story tower right next to the Kennedy Expressway.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

United Center’s Walk-Through Vaccinations Ending, But Drive-Thru Will Stay Open

Almost 287,000 vaccine doses have been administered at the site since March 9, Chicago's top doctor said.

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After Pregnant Woman Murdered While Seeking Out Baby Supplies, Group Formed In Her Honor Helps Hundreds Of Parents In Need

After the murder of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, Southwest Collective launched a program to help families get baby supplies and support from other parents.

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