Five-year-old Aaric Gray couldn’t wait to get moving. He was headed to his first day at STEM Magnet Academy, one of the newest schools in the Chicago Public Schools system.
After he was brought into the U.S. illegally as a 1-year-old, Luis Pedrote did so well in school that he won a President’s Education Award in 2006.
The Chicago Fringe Festival is back for a second year, and this time it’s stretching over two weekends and five venues in Pilsen, focusing on the theme “On the Map, Under the Radar.”
Since launching a couple of months ago, Chicago-based 5 Rabbit Cerveceria — “cerveceria” translates to “brewery,” gringo — has had quite a ride.
Interesting story from the Chicago Journal, if you’ve been wondering about the development project going on at Roosevelt and Racine.
Here’s an artsy Pilsen-centric poster from a recent design contest. What do you think?
A 38-year-old man has been charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in the Pilsen neighborhood early Tuesday morning.
A 27-year-old man found unresponsive by police on Tuesday died of a gunshot wound, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said this morning.
Sure, Grant Park is home to Lollapalooza, Taste of Chicago and various musical festivals—but it’s not party central.
According to preliminary information, the unidentified man appeared to be an adult whose body was found stuffed upside down in the can in the alley.