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BLOG:  Vintage Shopping in Pilsen

If I had to live in a neighborhood other than Ukrainian Village, where we currently reside, I would move to Pilsen in a heartbeat. It’s got a vibrant arts district, one of our favorite restaurants and really beautiful homes and apartments. continue reading »

The Life of Alicia Amador

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of long-time Pilsen resident , friend and compañera Alicia Amador, to cancer. She was 56 years old. continue reading »

Gobernador Pat Quinn Anuncia Inversión de 50 Millones en Ayuda a Barrios Necesitados en Chicago

El Gobernador del estado de Illinois Pat Quinn, anunció hoy el inicio de un esfuerzo global para ayudar a fortalecer y revitalizar las comunidades urbanas de Illinois. continue reading »

Rahm Emmanuel “Listening Tour” of Pilsen

Rahm Emmanuel "Listening Tour" of Pilsen continue reading »

CRIME: Pilsen Crime On A Five-Year Decline

Over the past five years Pilsen has seen a decrease in crime and residents believe that this is due to the increase in diversity in the community and recent real estate developments. “Gentrification is helping decrease crime because of the kind of people that are moving into the area,”said Maria Torres, a representative from the Pilsen Alliance, which is a community organization that focuses on the development of the Pilsen area. continue reading »

State Rep. Susana Mendoza Wants City Clerk Position

City Clerk Miguel del Valle has joined the rising number of hopefuls looking to become the next mayor of Chicago. This, of course, will leave his position open, and State Rep. Susana Mendoza is looking to become his successor. continue reading »

CRIME: (Logan Square) Bank Robbed On Milwaukee Ave

A Logan Square neighborhood bank branch was robbed Tuesday. continue reading »

Teach For America Celebrates Its Hispanic Teachers During Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, Teach For America celebrates the accomplishments of its Hispanic corps members and alumni, who are working to ensure that their students have the educational opportunities they deserve. In its 20 years of existence, the organization has reached more than 3 million students in low-income communities, almost half of whom are Hispanics. Aida Flores and Marco Martinez are among those whose lives have been impacted by Teach For America in extraordinary ways. continue reading »

Pilsen’s Chicago Public School Health Centers Tackling Community Needs

Five Chicago Public School health centers in Logan Square, Pilsen, Auburn Gresham and Kenwood are providing health services ranging from physical exams to immunizations and mental health intervention. continue reading »

Pilsen Car Crash Injures 5

A motorist was charged with DUI following an early Saturday crash that left five people seriously injured in the Pilsen neighborhood. continue reading »

Preservation Pilsen: Jens Jensen Was Here

I never consciously noticed landscape or gardening until I started my preservation career as an intern in New York City. Whenever I got a chance, I would take the train… continue reading »