Category: Arte

Day of the Dead mural goes up on Little Village restaurant

Day of the Dead mural goes up on Little Village restaurant
Graffiti writer, Elizabeth “Bel” Reyes, is climbing scissor lifts at 26th & Lawndale to reach the highest points of Nuevo León Restaurant. Her latest work is a continuation of an art project she did last year, commissioned by AARP, that wrapped the CTA Pink Line train with a prominent Day of the Dead design by... Read more »

Marshall Boulevard café changes ownership, offers $1.99 menu

Marshall Boulevard café changes ownership, offers $1.99 menu
When the Sip 22 coffee chain opened at 2909 W. Cermak Rd., the old Latino Youth High School, Little Village residents made it known that they were not welcome. With the constant tension between the white-owned establishment encroaching on the patio space and residents striving to maintain community control of Marshall Boulevard, the coffeeshop only survived... Read more »