City Council Approves Extra Demolition Fees For Homes In Pilsen And Along Bloomingdale Trail“This is an extremely reasonable policy to protect naturally-occurring affordable housing in our Chicago neighborhoods that are seeing record-high displacement in this moment,” said Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th).
Developers Could Soon Have To Pay Thousands More To Tear Down Residential Buildings In Pilsen, Near Bloomingdale TrailRevenue from the additional fees would go to the city’s Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund, which collects various fees from developers to help subsidize affordable housing initiatives in lower-income neighborhoods.
GPS In ATM Leads To 5 Arrests In String Of Burglaries; Police Probe Whether They're Connected To More IncidentsChicago Police detectives late Thursday were looking into whether a rash of burglaries in the South Loop and elsewhere a day earlier are connected to a series of ATM thefts, burglaries, or carjackings across the city over the last several weeks.
Pandemic Layoff Proves To Be Blessing In Disguise For Pilsen Pet Fashion DesignerMorning Insider Lauren Victory introduces us to a dog lover who found success when COVID-19 made things "ruff."
Fire Sweeps Through Top-Floor Apartment In PilsenA fire sent huge flames blowing out of the windows of an apartment in Pilsen Monday evening.
Parents, Teachers In Pilsen Slam CPS Return To In-Person Classes; 'This Plan Is Disrespectful And We Cannot Trust It'Parents and teachers in the 25th Ward are calling the CPS reopening plan poorly conceived. One parent said it’s even affecting her son’s remote learning.
Police Warn Of Pattern Of Robberies, Carjackings In Multiple Parts Of City This WeekPolice on Tuesday warned of a pattern of robberies and carjackings this week, spanning across a wide area of the city – from Pilsen to Chicago Lawn and Washington Park.
City Council Zoning Committee Rejects Proposed Pilsen Landmark District“Let’s be clear, why are we valuing Bohemian-inspired buildings over people’s lives?” said Adriana Diaz, who grew up in Pilsen.
Police Issue Warning About Cellphone Store Robberies In Pilsen, Little Village AreasPolice on Sunday warned residents of the Pilsen and Little Village areas about a string of cellphone store robberies that have transpired over the last several weeks.
Police Search For Assailants Who Attacked, Robbed Man On Pink Line At Damen StopPolice on Sunday were searching for multiple suspects in a robbery on the CTA Pink Line in Pilsen last week.
Family Of Pilsen Hit And Run Victim Pleads For Help; 'We Need To Get This Person Off The Streets'"She lost her parents about four years ago, within two weeks of each other. Her mother and her father died. She's had a rough life and it hurt her."
Thanks To A Simple Facebook Post, Pilsen Teen Not Only Finds Virtual Special Needs Program At Park District, But Also Gets To Star In Furniture CommercialA simple Facebook post from Pilsen turned a teen’s frown around.
2 Days Before Election Day, Immigrant Community Leaders Head To Pilsen In Get-Out-The-Vote EffortLeaders of Chicago’s immigrant community on Sunday were pushing to get out the vote with Election Day coming up on Tuesday.
Revolution Brewing To Close Brewpub Through Winter Amid Pandemic Restrictions; Other Businesses Say State Grants Aren't EnoughLate Thursday, we were just a couple of hours away from a ban on indoor dining in Chicago due to spiking coronavirus infection numbers. It comes as more businesses are shutting their doors for good, or temporarily.
In A Pandemic Plan B, Chicago International Film Festival Switches To Drive-In FormatThere was no walking the red carpet this year, but the Chicago International Film Festival was still a go.