Pilsen / UIC

RedEye Neighborhoods




Pilsen / UIC

Phillip Morris reps Pilsen in Spain!

Phillip Morris reps Pilsen in Spain!

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all celebrated the New Year in style and safety! I wanted to start my year off right with a congratulatory post to one of Chicago’s most notable rappers who calls Pilsen home. Phillip Morris will be performing at the Larger than Loco festival in Spain January 11th-15th.I did…

Read More...


Del Toro: Best new Pilsen bar!

Del Toro: Best new Pilsen bar!

Dios Mio! Finally! Another hangout in Pilsen other than Simone’s. I hate the Skylark. Sorry but the dark grandpa’s basement-esque vibe just doesn’t do it for me. And I dig Simone’s but I feel like I have been there a million times already and am glad to see something new and affordable. Now hopefully that…

Read More...


Ticket giveaway! Blah Blah Blah  on NYE!

Ticket giveaway! Blah Blah Blah on NYE!

So none of these guys are actually Pilsen residents but Blah Blah Blah kicks it in the hood on the regular so you just may see them around. If you don’t already know this band I think you guys will really enjoy the tunes. Not only are they great musicians but they are some of…

Read More...


La vida de la Princesa debut !

As promised here is my first episode of La Vida de la Princesa! I have so much to share with you guys so I do hope you enjoy it. In this episode I attend the holiday campaign party of Temoc Morfin and then head up to the Tonic Room to support Pilsen musician Cole DeGeNova.…

Read More...


Pilsen streets flooded by water main break

Pilsen streets flooded by water main break

Live in Pilsen and noticed that your water pressure was low last night? The Tribune has an explanation for you: A large main cracked open in the¬†Pilsenneighborhood overnight, pouring a river of water into streets, basements and businesses. The 36-inch cast iron main broke in the 1500 block of West 21st Street at about 8:30…

Read More...


Pilsen paints, knits positive messages

Pilsen paints, knits positive messages

Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood has been known for its thriving arts community for years. It is a popular haven for artists and musicians who use its many gallery spaces to create and share art with the public through events like 2nd Fridays, an event series that invites the public to explore Pilsen’s art galleries and artist’s…

Read More...


Occupy Chicago assembles in Pilsen

Occupy Chicago assembles in Pilsen

Members of the Chicago branch of the Occupy Wall Street protests, Occupy Chicago, met in Pilsen Nov. 22 for a special general assembly to discuss neighborhood issues and plans for upcoming actions. Protesters originally gathered at the Chicago Public Library Rudy Lozano branch but moved to the nearby public square at 18th Street and Blue…

Read More...


Snoop Dogg's unfulfilled promise ends Pilsen Little League football team's season early

Snoop Dogg’s unfulfilled promise ends Pilsen Little League football team’s season early

Not cool, Snoop Dogg. A Pilsen little league football team is claiming that almost a year after Snoop Dogg promised to cover their expenses, the rapper still hasn’t stepped up to foot the bill for their equipment and uniforms. My Fox Chicago has more: A little league football team from Pilsen was forced to end…

Read More...



What do YOU think?

RedEye Neighborhoods are community-driven, and we're always on the lookout for more local news freelancers and opinion writers. Interested? Great! E-mail us.

Working for tips! Send us one