Category: La 26

Cierran temporalmente el Discount Mall y el Super Mall por el coronavirus

Cierran temporalmente el Discount Mall y el Super Mall por el coronavirus
Actualización (update): Los malls continúan completamente cerrados después del 1 de abril, hasta nuevo aviso, siguiendo las órdenes de cuarentena de la ciudad y el estado. Illinois, como el resto del país, se encuentra en un estado de emergencia por la contaminación del nuevo coronavirus, y se recomienda que los establecimientos, especialmente los lugares donde... Read more »

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 »

Mexican residents celebrate downtown when Chicago police block cruising in their neighborhoods

Mexican residents celebrate downtown when Chicago police block cruising in their neighborhoods
It’s that time of year when Chicago residents take their Mexican Independence Day cruising downtown motivated by two purposes: President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant speech and the over policing of their neighborhoods. People waving flags out of the windows of their trucks is a Chicago thing to do along the major streets of historically Latino neighborhoods since... Read more »
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Man recording police stop in Little Village is tased and pepper sprayed in front of kids in viral video

Man recording police stop in Little Village is tased and pepper sprayed in front of kids in viral video
A video of Chicago police tasing a man multiple times in front of his children in the Little Village neighborhood made the rounds on Facebook during the 4th of July weekend. The man, identified as Angel Ramirez, was recording what appeared to be a police stop in the Mobil gas station at 2801 S. Pulaski. His... Read more »

Little Village candidate wins 'Chewie' endorsement

Little Village candidate wins 'Chewie' endorsement
Little Village is Jesús “Chuy” García Town, no doubt about it, and his endorsements weigh heavily among Latino voters. It’s understood that in this political climate, whoever Chuy supports wins the race. Of the four candidates looking to succeed Ald. Ricardo Muñoz (22nd), who is currently away getting his life together, Richard Juarez Sr. has... Read more »

County gang database that includes affiliations of jail inmates to be destroyed

County gang database that includes affiliations of jail inmates to be destroyed
Although five times smaller than the robust Chicago police gang database, the Cook County database might be slightly more accurate, some argue, but it’s still riddled with errors and lack of due process, and the Cook County Board is moving to dismantle it altogether. After Sheriff Tom Dart decommissioned the Regional Gang Intelligence Database (RGID)... Read more »
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Chicago Chain Stores Join Day Without Immigrants

Chicago Chain Stores Join Day Without Immigrants
An estimated 100 Mexican and immigrant-owned stores shut down today to honor their workers and their contributions to the Chicago economy. The idea to boycott had been simmering on social media after an anonymous flyer called for undocumented immigrants, permanent residents, and citizens to abstain from going to work, school, or spending any money as a national act... Read more »

Mi Tierra Busca Personal Para Su Reapertura

Mi Tierra Busca Personal Para Su Reapertura
El restaurante icónico, Mi Tierra, volverá a abrir sus puertas la primera semana de mayo, asi lo confirmó Simon Cruz, realtor. Hace precisamente un año la familia Fuentes cerró el establecimiento repentinamente. Pero el mes pasado el negocio renovó su licencia bajo el nombre “Mi Tierra South” y pasó la inspección de la ciudad. Estarán... Read more »

El restaurante Nuevo Leon sobrevive en la calle 26

El restaurante Nuevo Leon sobrevive en la calle 26
El Nuevo Leon localizado en el 3657 W. 26th St., Chicago Como a la medianoche un incendio dejó en cenizas al restaurante Nuevo Leon de la calle 18. La comunidad presenció con horror cómo las llamas consumían al negocio de 53 años. Laura Gutierrez, la encargada del restaurante hermano que se ubica en La Villita,... Read more »
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Hospital Sues To Halt Riot Fest Over Noise and Traffic

Hospital Sues To Halt Riot Fest Over Noise and Traffic
Imagine the congestion in the Lawndale area as Riot Fest unfolds for the first time one mile north of the 46th Annual Mexican Independence Day Parade in Little Village, which alone attracts more than 100,000 spectators. The three-day music festival is expected to draw 45,000 people daily. Saint Anthony Hospital was also thinking about the... Read more »