Posts tagged "Little Village"

Black Friday thrifting: 12 gifts for $12

Black Friday thrifting: 12 gifts for $12
I went shopping this Black Friday but I only spent a fraction of what  you might expect. That is because I went thrift shopping on the Southwest Side of Chicago. Some of my favorite thrift stores are part of the Village Discount chain, especially the one at 4020 W. 26th St. in Little Village. Some people might... Read more »

Little Village hosts its first Latino theater festival

 Little Village hosts its first Latino theater festival
The first annual “Teatro Nuestro” Latino theater festival is underway in Chicago’s Little Village or La Villita neighborhood. Last weekend, I saw the first play of the series called “Los Carralejas” performed by Colectivo El Pozo. The script by Raul Dorantes tells a compelling story that is playing out far too often in Mexico. The... Read more »