Oct 03

The first café on Cermak ignite fears about gentrification

http://www.chicagotribune.com/hoy/ct-hoy-gentrifying-cafe-to-open-on-cermak-20171002-story.html

A major concern of community members is the potential displacement of the beloved tamale lady who has been selling Oaxacan tamales and champurrado in that corner for years.

    'Gentrifying' café to open on Little Village gang border
    When a vertical sign advertising "COFFEE" was installed prominently on Cermak Road over the weekend, it confirmed many resident's fears that a trendy café, not locally owned, would take over the dormant space that was once known as Latino Youth High School in the historical Marshall Boulevard in Little Village.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

    'Mamá Dolores', el apoyo de los olvidados
    Dolores Castañeda voltea a ver a los olvidados por la sociedad. Por años esta madre de tres hijos, y residente de La Villita se ha preocupado por los desamparados que habitan las calles del barrio; les cocina, los alimenta, y a menudo les ofrece palabras de aliento.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

    Donan $40 millones a vecindarios para combatir la violencia
    En una reunión con líderes comunitarios en La Villita, JPMorgan Chase se comprometió a invertir $40 millones en los vecindarios históricamente descuidados de la ciudad en el sur y el oeste de Chicago, como parte de una iniciativa para combatir la pobreza y la violencia a través del progreso económico.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

    IDs para inmigrantes servirán en bibliotecas y para pagar la CTA
    Las identificaciones municipales de Chicago planeadas para inmigrantes y desamparados, entre otros, funcionará también como una tarjeta para usar el transporte público (CTA) y para las bibliotecas, anunció el alcalde Rahm Emanuel en un esfuerzo por ampliar el atractivo del programa y aumentar el número de solicitantes de las IDs municipales.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Sep 29

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR REMODELING TO EXISTING TWO UNIT MASONRY BUILDING. **Certified Plan Corrections Project - Conditional Permit: Subject to field inspections **

    2828 S. Pulaski Rd. Issued September 27, 2017 Comment

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LOST DOG!!!! PLEASE HELP!!!. Chicago friends....

...He is 1 year old and very friendly. He was last seen around Little Village, 28th and Springfield, wearing a red collar with black bone-shaped tag. If you have any information about...


Sep 18

HELP PLEASE!!!. Chicago friends. My daughter'...

...He is 1 year old and very friendly. He was last seen around Little Village, 28th and Springfield, wearing a red collar with black bone-shaped tag. If you have any information about...


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Sep 16

Help St. Agnes PK Classrooms

Please consider helping the preschool classrooms at St. Agnes purchase new resources and items for the children. Thank you.
https://adoptaclassroom.force.com/donors/s/designation/a1mC0000001XvN8IAK/sandra-cervenka

    AAC Donor Community
    https://adoptaclassroom.force.com

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Sep 08

    Restaurantes chinos multados por abusos a indocumentados
    Dos restaurantes de comida china y una agencia de empleo temporal acusados de maltratar y robar el sueldo a indocumentados fueron ordenados a reembolsar los sueldos en un decreto de consentimiento emitido esta semana en una corte federal.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Sep 06

Get your hours at Urban Art Retreat

Youth receive service learning hours, adults receive community service hours at Urban Art Retreat contact@urbanartretreat.com You can pick up litter, do gardening, or participate in our programming to receive hours. We have programming each Saturday to participate in from 1-4.

Sep 02

Sep 01

    Escuelas del bulevar de La Villita piden edificio nuevo
    Un grupo de padres, estudiantes, líderes y funcionarios electos dieron a conocer un plan para un edificio escolar y centro comunitario que dicen se necesita en el bulevar Marshall Square en el vecindario de La Villita. La propuesta presentada el miércoles, unificaría a un grupo de escuelas co-dependientes-Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy (2850 W.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Aug 23

    The moment a police officer is bottled in the face in Little Village
    Little Village residents clashed with police amid rumors that officers had shot minors. (Rey Delgado/Saul Perez/La Villita, Chicago Facebook)
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Aug 23

Little Village man charged in fatal Southwest Side crash

Police accused Hernandez of driving a blue Dodge Dakota pick-up truck north through an alley in the 2700 block of South Komensky about 6:55 p.m. and colliding with a Chevy Trailblazer that was traveling westbound on 28th Street. 

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Rafael A. Paz-Hernandez, 20, of the 2300 block of South Avers Avenue in Little Village, was arrested Monday afternoon, police said.

    Little Village man charged in fatal Southwest Side crash
    A man was charged with two felonies in connection with a Sunday crash that killed a 30-year-old man riding in a different car down the same alley in Little
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Aug 23

Aug 22

    ICE raids could crack down on Mexican-American gangs in Chicago
    Chicago youth who live in majority-Mexican neighborhoods with regular gang activity may be the targets of deportation raids planned this week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). An internal memo instructed federal agents to detain teenagers aged 16 and 17 who meet at least two criteria of gang membership, such as having gang tattoos, wearing gang apparel, or being in an area frequented by gangs.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Aug 22

    Chicago street vendors get legal with new shared kitchen
    Dozens of Chicago street vendors are pooling their funds to open a commercial kitchen near the Little Village neighborhood that will permit them to meet new sanitation requirements imposed by the mayor's office to regulate street food.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Aug 22

Pickup Crash Turns Fatal When Man Riding In Bed Gets Thrown Out

At 6:55 p.m., four people were in a blue pickup truck — two of them, including the 26-year-old, riding in the truck's bed — when the driver hit a Chevy Trailblazer, lost control and crashed into a fence in the 2700 block of South Komensky Avenue, police said.

    Pickup Crash Turns Fatal When Man Riding In Bed Gets Thrown Out
    CHICAGO - A 26-year-old man riding in the bed of a pickup truck was killed in a crash Sunday night in Little Village, police said. At 6:55 p.m., four people were in a blue pickup truck - two of them, including the 26-year-old, riding in the truck's bed - when the driver hit a Chevy Trailblazer, lost control and crashed into a fence in the 2700 block of South Komensky Avenue, police said.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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Aug 21

Man killed in Little Village hit-and-run

...in the city’s Little Village neighborhood. The incident happened around 7 p.m. near 27th and Komensky. The man was in the bed of a pickup truck when it hit a fence...

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