Pilsen Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity: 'Who Better To Understand Our Challenges Than Ourselves?'"What we’re trying to do is teach the preventative aspects of that, that’s where healthy food comes into play.”
Construction Begins On Affordable Housing In Chicago's Pilsen NeighborhoodIt's meant to help people being pushed out of the neighborhood by increasing rents and higher property values because of gentrification.
National Museum Of Mexican Art Opens Ray Castro Plaza, Parking LotThe plaza honors the late Ray Castro, a social worker and Korean War veteran who grew up in the south Chicago neighborhood.
Woman, Teenage Boy Shot And Wounded Near Juarez High School In PilsenA woman and a teenage boy were shot Thursday afternoon near Benito Juarez Community Academy in Pilsen.
Murals On Pilsen Viaducts Drawing Some Unwanted Visitors In Pigeons, Who Are Making A Disgusting MessThe public art was installed only eight months ago. Nancy Plax spent two years fundraising for the project.
COVID-19 Vaccine Ambassadors Take To Streets, Address People's ConcernsWith more businesses opening up, there is a renewed push to get more people vaccinated for COVID-19.
14-Year-Old Girl Shot While Riding In Car In PilsenA 14-year-old girl was shot in Pilsen early Wednesday morning.
High School Basketball Stars TaKiya Howard, Ty Johnson Injured In West Englewood ShootingDePaul College Prep High School student, and Loyola basketball prospect, Ty Johnson was among two people injured in a shooting in Pilsen overnight.
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.