40 hours ago

Updated 0 min ago

Can Anyone Stop Pilsen From Gentrifying?

...approved in the past five years, he said, is a 99-unit development in the 1400 block of 21st Street, less than a block from Benito Juarez Community Academy...

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

...two major new developments in Pilsen: R2’s plan to convert the vacant warehouse at 465 W. Cermak into an office, and PMG’s 500-unit development on 18th Street. Solis said he...

    Can Anyone Stop Pilsen From Gentrifying?
    In Pilsen, a block or so east of the bar Simone's, an empty lot runs from Peoria Street to Newberry Avenue, from 18th Street back to 16th Street. Half concrete, half scrubby grass punctuated by giant thistles, it's surrounded by rental chain link fencing, some of which has fallen down.

  • I have enjoyed shopping in Pilsen. Gentrification is here to stay as communities strive to attract more businesses for their community.

  • jnicks1977 Constructing

    They are just fighting a losing battle anyways. Solis and the Pilsen Alliance can only stop so much. You can't rezone the whole neighborhood...

5 hours ago

5 hours ago

Clem Leek posted 2 photos to Flickr:
leduardo posted 2 photos to Flickr:
lhongfoto posted 1 photo to Flickr:

5 hours ago

5 hours ago

Jun 11

Updated 18 hours ago

Chicago Child, 5, and 73-Year-Old Man Among Shooting Victims This Weekend

...Heart of Chicago neighborhood. The men, ages 20 and 22, were walking north in the 1700 block of South Wolcott about 10:10 p.m. when they heard shots rang out and they realized they...

This article has 9 other Chicago locations (Show)

A 27-year-old man was outside in the 8900 block of South Brandon about 9:35 p.m. when two gunmen got out of a car, walked up and opened fire, striking the man repeatedly, before they drove off, police said.

The men, ages 26 and 27, were outside in the 200 block of West Garfield about 8:45 p.m. when two gunmen walked up to them and opened fire before running away, police said.

The boy was on a porch in the 8800 block of South Princeton at 1:30 a.m. when three males shot him in the head, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition.

...on the Near West Side. The 23-year-old was on the street in the 1600 block of West Maypole about 12:15 a.m. when a male in orange clothing shot him in the...

Late Friday, a 24-year-old man was shot in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood. He was shot in the leg about 11:40 p.m. in the 11300 block of South Normal and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in fair condition, police said.

A 51-year-old woman was outside about the same time in East Garfield Park’s 300 block of North Central when someone in a maroon van shot her in the left ankle, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

...West Side. About 8:10 p.m., the 25-year-old was driving in the 3000 block of West Jackson when a van pulled alongside him, stopped in front of his vehicle, and two people...

They were on a sidewalk about 8 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Artesian when someone walked out of an alley and opened fire, striking the girl in the foot and the woman in the left ankle, police said.

The 73-year-old victim was shot Friday afternoon while driving through the South Shore neighborhood. He was driving in the 6700 block of South Jeffery at 2:49 p.m. when someone in a dark SUV fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

    Chicago Child, 5, and 73-Year-Old Man Among Shooting Victims This Weekend
    (STMW) - Two people were killed and at least 12 others - including a 5-year-old girl and a 73-year-old man - have been wounded in shootings across Chicago. The most recent homicide happened Friday night in the South Chicago neighborhood, according to Chicago Police.

  • Bronzeville Curmudgeon Director, Bronzeville Visitor Information Center

    Here is one more living emancipator for you white supremacy suckers: Jesse Williams!

  • Bronzeville Curmudgeon Director, Bronzeville Visitor Information Center

    I will pray for both of us, emj1900 to have the faith in God to resolve our differences.

    I do not hate you or anyone else! God bless you. Enough of this vengeful dialogue.

6 days ago

Updated 23 hours ago

Black Chicago 2016 summer events

July 9 (Sat): Chicago SummerDance presents Steppin’ with Herb Kent @ Douglas Park (1401 S. Sacramento Dr.)

Aug 13 (Sat): Reggae Fest Chicago @ Addams / Medill Park (1301 W. 14th St)

This article has 17 other Chicago locations (Show)

June 16 (Thu): Grown Folks Stories @ The Silver Room (1506 E. 53rd Street)

June 25 (Sat): Sassy Thrifter’s “Fleek Market” @ 3232 S. King Drive

June 26 (Sun): Chicago Pride Parade @ Montrose Avenue and Broadway

June 30 (Thu): Damon Williams Comedy @ The Quarry (2423 E. 75th Street)

July 1-4 (Fri-Mon): African/Caribbean International Festival of Life @ Union Park (1501 W. Randolph)

July 2-3 (Sat, Sun): Chosen Few Picnic Weekend @ Jackson Park (63rd & Hayes Drive)

July 7 (Thu): Free Women of Color Fest @ Victory Gardens Biograph Theater (2433 N. Lincoln Avenue)

July 8-9 (Fri, Sat): Soul Yoga Fest @ Fuller Park Field House (331 W. 45th St)

July 16-17 (Sat, Sun): Natural Hair Fest @ Congress Plaza Hotel & Convention (520 S. Michigan Ave.)

July 16 (Sat): Taste of WVON featuring Morris Day & The Time @ Lorraine Dixon Park (87th and Ingleside)

July 29 (Fri): Summer of Peace Block Party @ Renaissance Park (1230 W. 79th Street)

July 30 (Sat): Chicago SummerDance presents Steppin’ @ Austin Town Hall Park (5610 W. Lake St.)

Aug 5 (Fri): Beyonce vs Rihanna Tribute Party @ Subterranean (2011 W. North Ave)

Aug 5-Sep 1 (Fri-Thu) Black Harvest Film Festival @ Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State Street)

Aug 18-21 (Thu-Sun): Taylor Street Festa Italiana @ Taylor Street and Ashland

Aug 20 (Sat): Windy City Carnival @ Midway Plaisance (59th and Woodlawn)

Aug 26-28 (Fri-Sun): Taste of Greektown @ 400 S. Halsted

    Black Chicago 2016 Summer Events (June-Sept)
    Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. Here's my list for Summer 2016 hot happenings which showcase the diverse array of ethnicity, heritage, and culture of my city. Grab your red cups and get ready for more amazing adventures in SummerTimeChi!


EveryBlock collects 26 types of news in Chicago — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 60608.

Upcoming events




View full calendar →

These neighbors receive 60608 news via EveryBlock every day:

Khriz Simon Perez Mira Jo Monica Cyprian Nancy Wu Liam Papworth Ben in Brighton Park Maria Eduarda Oli Mikila Griggs Ramon Jesus Escalante

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

Enter your email address