The Grid: Exploring the Pilsen neighborhood

The Grid: Exploring the Pilsen neighborhood

By Ji Suk Yi | @oh_em_ji_CST – Chicago.SunTimes.com – Photo: Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times. Photo: A man jogs past a Major League Soccer mural by Sam Kirk near 18th Street and Ashland Avenue in Pilsen. The Pilsen neighborhood is 4.5 miles from downtown Chicago...
Songs We Love: ¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat, ‘Mi Gente’

Songs We Love: ¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat, ‘Mi Gente’

By Nancy Flores – npr.org – Photo Courtesy of the Artist. ESSO, which got its start as a house band in downtown Chicago, is made up of musicians with Mexican, Puerto Rican, Irish, Italian, Jewish, Colombian and African American roots. Read...