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Pilsen coffee shop brings neighborhood together

Pilsen coffee shop brings neighborhood together

Café Jumping Bean is vibrantly colorful, with art all over its walls, chairs and tables. The smell of freshly brewed coffee – Café Jumping Bean’s own unique blend – lingers in the air. Located on the corner of 18th and Bishop streets, Café Jumping Bean has been serving the Pilsen community and surrounding areas for 19 […]

Del Corazon Festival returns to Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen

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Del Corazon Festival returns to Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen

The Del Corazon Festival at Pilsen’s National Museum of Mexican Art will include culinary arts, films and literature — “a ‘probadita,’ a little bit of everything.” The festival, scheduled to start in late August, will be curated by Jorge Valdivia, director of performing arts at the museum. Valdivia said he is particularly excited about the […]

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CAPS wrap: Police warn of robberies in Ashburn neighborhood

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CAPS wrap: Police warn of robberies in Ashburn neighborhood

Police warned Ashburn residents of criminals targeting the elderly at a CAPS meeting last month in the neighborhood on the city’s Southwest side. Held at Bogan High School, the CAPS meeting covered crime in Chicago Police District 8, beat 834, between Kedzie Avenue, Pulaski Road and Cicero Avenue, and the areas between 79th and 87th […]

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