50 min ago

Emmett Till memorial to include family of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown

...from the site of his historic funeral at Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ, 4021 S. State St., to his grave at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip. Till's family members and local...

    Emmett Till memorial to include family of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown
    The parents of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown plan to take part this weekend in the 60 t h anniversary memorial of the murder of Emmett Till. On Aug. 28, 1955, Till was beaten and shot for reportedly whistling at a white woman while visiting relatives in Mississippi.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Aug 19

Updated 5 hours ago

Now streaming: Hyde Park-based series

...the pilot for “Disciples” last summer in various Hyde Park locations, including: Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave.; Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave.; First Baptist Church of Chicago, 935 E...

...Hyde Park locations, including: Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave.; Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave.; First Baptist Church of Chicago, 935 E. 50th St. and Open Produce, 1635 E. 55th...

...Woodlawn Ave.; Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave.; First Baptist Church of Chicago, 935 E. 50th St. and Open Produce, 1635 E. 55th St...

...S. Woodlawn Ave.; First Baptist Church of Chicago, 935 E. 50th St. and Open Produce, 1635 E. 55th St.

    Now streaming: Hyde Park-based series
    BY ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer A TV pilot exclusively filmed in Hyde Park is now available to purchase and watch in its entirety. Irami Osei-Frimpong, a Hyde Park native who recently relocated to Oregon, filmed the pilot for "Disciples" last summer in various Hyde Park locations, including: Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S.
    http://hpherald.com

  • jaye els Returned to Hyde Park Kenwood

    What is the theme of "Disciples" - I hope it isn't a gang themed TV pilot about the Black Gangster Disciples as this gang doesn't operate in our Hyde Park Kenwood community.

  • As you may infer from the locations listed above, all of which are churches, the show is about a faith community and its history and struggles. Click on the original article link to see a complete description. Interesting connection you made, there. Most people don't associate the word Disciples with the gang, but more with religion?

Aug 03

Updated 5 hours ago

Search the results of 244 investigations into alleged police misconduct

10:09 a.m., September 14, 2007, 527 E. Browning Ave.

08:25 a.m., January 22, 2008, 314 E. 43rd St.

08:30 p.m., November 08, 2008, 4445 S. King Drive

07:25 p.m., December 29, 2009, 5432 S. Indiana Ave.

11:08 p.m., January 28, 2010, 4540 S. Michigan Ave.

09:40 p.m., November 29, 2012, 3700 S. King Drive

01:42 p.m., July 04, 2013, 5645 S. State St.

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12:47 a.m., April 15, 2006, 6966 N. Glenwood Ave.

01:38 a.m., April 30, 2006, 10011 S. Wallace St.

10:46 p.m., May 03, 2006, 3850 W. Roosevelt Road

08:09 p.m., May 16, 2006, 1136 N Monticello Ave.

10:03 p.m., June 03, 2006, 2101 E. 71st St.

03:23 a.m., July 16, 2006, 7100 block of South Champlain Avenue

05:31 p.m., August 07, 2006, 424 W. Division St.

01:50 a.m., October 21, 2006, 4501 S. Ashland Ave.

09:19 p.m., November 28, 2006, 6700 block of South Prairie Avenue

03:35 a.m., April 28, 2007, 7829 S. Burnham Ave.

12:48 a.m., May 14, 2007, 360 North Hoyne Avenue

04:42 p.m., June 14, 2007, 4500 block of South Wood Street

11:00 a.m., July 06, 2007, 8301 S. Exchange Ave.

11:31 a.m., July 15, 2007, 11528 S. Yale Ave.

08:57 p.m., July 15, 2007, 5028 W. Adams St.

04:59 p.m., July 16, 2007, 9132 S. Prairie Ave.

07:44 p.m., August 06, 2007, 1129 S. Mozart St.

10:23 p.m., October 05, 2007, 7832 S. Cregier Ave.

10:31 p.m., November 13, 2007, 16 N. Lorel Ave.

03:36 a.m., December 28, 2007, 4200 block of West Ogden Avenue

04:17 a.m., December 30, 2007, 441 E. 29th Place

12:22 a.m., February 01, 2008, 9101 S. Stony Island Ave.

07:30 p.m., April 26, 2008, 9647 S. Ewing

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10:44 p.m., June 11, 2008, 13052 S. Drexel Blvd.

02:41 a.m., June 14, 2008, 21 W. 59th St.

05:04 p.m., June 24, 2008, 2721 N. Kilbourn Ave.

03:21 a.m., June 27, 2008, 8100 block of South Evans Avenue

01:53 a.m., July 02, 2008, 2401 W. Belmont Ave.

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07:56 p.m., August 22, 2008, 651 East 89th St.

09:11 p.m., August 25, 2008, 5555 N. Washtenaw Ave.

02:53 p.m., September 16, 2008, 7000 S. Bishop St.

07:35 p.m., September 27, 2008, 7700 block of South Kedzie Avenue

05:50 a.m., September 28, 2008, 7900 block of South Clyde Avenue

11:35 p.m., October 08, 2008, 8200 block of South Maplewood Avenue

10:24 p.m., October 27, 2008, 841 N. Homan Ave.

01:35 a.m., November 02, 2008, 5000 block of North Bernard Street

08:34 p.m., December 18, 2008, 13448 S. Burley Ave.

04:05 a.m., February 14, 2009, 8500 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

12:20 p.m., May 09, 2009, 150 E. Walton St.

09:42 p.m., May 11, 2009, 7100 block of South Winchester Avenue

02:20 a.m., May 17, 2009, 5359 S. Homan Ave.

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06:56 p.m., May 27, 2009, 4332 W. Washington Blvd.

08:42 p.m., June 02, 2009, 2340 West Madison St.

11:34 p.m., July 01, 2009, 2 S. Whipple St.

12:34 p.m., July 28, 2009, 4335 W. 31st St.

02:26 p.m., August 17, 2009, 8145 S. Blackstone Ave.

11:10 p.m., August 26, 2009, 5849 S. Kedzie Ave.

12:49 p.m., August 27, 2009, 151 N. State St.

03:09 p.m., September 11, 2009, 6938 S. Eberhart Ave.

10:51 p.m., October 16, 2009, 6340 S. King Drive

03:30 p.m., November 12, 2009, 6100 block of South Eberhart Avenue

09:21 p.m., December 03, 2009, 4010 W. 18th St.

09:00 p.m., December 24, 2009, 2000 block of West 51st Street

07:37 p.m., January 21, 2010, 4331 W. Augusta Blvd.

08:54 p.m., February 18, 2010, 5151 S. Honore St.

01:44 p.m., January 01, 2010, 300 E. 75th St.

10:23 p.m., March 23, 2010, 4228 S. Mozart St.

09:03 p.m., March 29, 2010, 1400 N. Mayfield Ave.

12:44 a.m., April 01, 2010, near Pine Avenue and Huron Street

11:00 p.m., April 02, 2010, 617 N. Homan Ave.

12:38 a.m., June 03, 2010, 932 N. Central Park Ave.

09:06 p.m., June 14, 2010, 6922 S. Vernon Ave.

02:14 a.m., July 05, 2010, 128 N. Leamington Ave.

03:45 p.m., July 07, 2010, 6120 S. Racine Ave.

12:45 p.m., July 08, 2010, 111 West 75th St.

12:27 a.m., October 10, 2010, 846 E. 89th St.

08:45 p.m., October 13, 2010, 3950 N. Marmora Ave.

05:27 p.m., October 31, 2010, 3201 S. Damen Ave.

04:58 p.m., November 22, 2010, 5852 S. Western Ave.

08:31 p.m., December 04, 2010, 8139 S. Ashland Ave.

01:52 a.m., January 01, 2011, 834 E. 79th St

10:10 p.m., January 28, 2011, 2233 S. Kolin Ave.

05:49 p.m., February 26, 2011, 1500 W. Devon Ave.

12:26 a.m., March 09, 2011, 6949 S. Halsted St.

02:54 p.m., March 12, 2011, 7042 S. St. Lawrence Ave.

10:43 p.m., April 08, 2011, 8128 S. Maryland Ave.

08:30 p.m., April 18, 2011, 6308 S. Ashland Ave.

12:58 a.m., May 17, 2011, 6221 S. Peoria Drive

01:18 a.m., May 30, 2011, 2057 N. Kostner Ave.

06:15 p.m., May 30, 2011, 6243 S. Vernon Ave.

10:44 p.m., May 31, 2011, 12355 S. Wallace St.

05:51 p.m., June 08, 2011, 3700 W. Washington Blvd.

10:08 p.m., June 17, 2011, 1946 W. 87th St.

03:26 p.m., June 23, 2011, 10300 block of South Trumbull Avenue

11:11 p.m., July 11, 2011, 1765 W. 95th St.

04:23 p.m., July 16, 2011, 52 N. Parkside Ave.

12:34 a.m., July 17, 2011, 8004 S. Ashland Ave.

09:47 p.m., July 17, 2011, 2942 N. Lotus Ave.

12:58 a.m., July 19, 2011, 9204 S. Justine St.

08:08 p.m., July 25, 2011, 600 N. Sawyer Ave.

10:57 p.m., July 25, 2011, 1007 N Kedvale Ave.

09:08 p.m., August 22, 2011, 4819 N. Central Park Ave.

02:40 a.m., August 26, 2011, 2200 W. Van Buren St.

01:15 p.m., August 30, 2011, 958 N. Parkside Ave.

05:40 p.m., September 13, 2011, 951 West 73rd St.

10:31 p.m., September 15, 2011, 5339 N. Kedzie Ave.

11:09 p.m., October 01, 2011, 6237 S. Eberhart Ave.

03:47 a.m., November 05, 2011, 1132 N. Ashland Ave.

04:00 a.m., November 27, 2011, 319 W. Erie St.

08:03 p.m., December 11, 2011, 2009 S. Western Ave.

09:48 p.m., February 29, 2012, 3141 W. 26th St.

12:51 p.m., March 02, 2012, 8253 S. Stewart Ave.

07:34 p.m., March 22, 2012, 10501 S. Green Street (alley)

09:54 p.m., May 16, 2012, 3135 W. 84th Place

11:30 a.m., August 09, 2012, 6304 S. Honore St.

01:15 p.m., August 30, 2011, 99 S. LaSalle St.

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09:49 p.m., August 29, 2012, 6611 S. Langley Ave.

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10:48 p.m., September 09, 2012, 7941 S. South Shore Drive

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07:02 p.m., November 04, 2012, 1151 S. Independence Blvd.

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11:33 a.m., February 16, 2013, 3905 W. Chicago Ave.

11:50 p.m., February 19, 2013, 1601 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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10:54 p.m., June 16, 2013, 6610 S. Sangamon St.

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10:42 p.m., September 26, 2013, 1912 S. Morgan St.

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02:30 a.m., May 11, 2014, 2 N. Lotus Ave.

11:26 p.m., May 24, 2014, 7059 S. Racine Ave.

09:02 p.m., July 05, 2014, 7015 S. Wood St.

11:54 p.m., October 23, 2014, 7958 S. Justine St.

    Officer-involved shootings
    Explore the full results of 244 investigations into officer-involved shootings in Chicago.
    http://apps.chicagotribune.com

7 hours ago

Historic Chicago taverns: How about another round?

The Cove Lounge, 1750 E. 55th St. (thecovelounge.com), may not be as famous or popular as that other old Hyde Park...

...or popular as that other old Hyde Park gem, Jimmy's: The Woodlawn Tap (at 1172 E. 55th St.), with its decent food and no-nonsense vibe and also worth a visit. But the...

This article has 3 other Chicago locations (Show)

The Red Lion Pub, 2446 N. Lincoln Ave. (redlionchicago.com), is the youngster of this crowd, having been born on 1984, when it...

The Green Door Tavern, 678 N. Orleans St. (greendoorchicago.com), is housed in a building that was built in the wake of the...

Shinnick's Pub, 3758 S. Union Ave. (shinnicks.com), was featured on the cover of a 2011 book titled "Chicago's Historic...

    Historic Chicago taverns: How about another round?
    This is the second part of our look at some of Chicago taverns, offering my personal choices of places that serve good drinks and offer a taste of history. Judging by reader response to that first article — and thanks for all the tips about some spots I will need very soon to visit — this could easily have been a four- or five-part series.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

12 hours ago

  • Permit issued for reinstate revoked pmt

    REINSTATE PERMIT 100527030

    5110 S. Harper Ave. Issued August 25, 2015 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    OPEN UP BRICKED WINDOWS ON FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR. WINDOW ON 1ST FLOOR BATHROOM MAY BE GLASS BLOCK WITH VENT. WORK TO CORRECT NATURAL LIGHT AND VENT REQUIREMENTS. DUPLEX DOWN TO BASEMENT AND REMOVE BEDROOM WALL IN BASEMENT TO CREATE OPEN SPACE. ENCLOSED BATHROOM AND MECHANICAL ROOM IN BASEMENT TO REMAIN. WORK TO ADDRESS VIOLATIONS PER OWNER PLANS.

    427 E. 42nd Pl. Issued August 25, 2015 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    ERECT A DETACHED 20 X 16 X 12 GARAGE AND REPAIRS TO PORCH. WORK TO ADDRESS VIOLATIONS.

    427 E. 42nd Pl. Issued August 25, 2015 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REVISION TO PERMIT #100566817 TO CHANGE PLUMBING CONTRACTOR TO PLUG & TUG PLUMBING

    4608 S. Evans Ave. Issued August 25, 2015 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    T-MOBILE SITE: CH92054AINSTALL 6 NEW ANTENNAS AND 1 NEW EQUIPMENT CABINET AS PER PLANS. ANTENNAS TO BE MOUNTED ON NEW PIPE MOUNTS IN RF TRANSPARENT CHIMEY FACADE. CABINET TO BE INSTALLED ON NEW STAINLESS STEEL PLATFORM WITHIN CONCEALMENT PANELS TO MATCH BUILDING ON EXISTING ROOFTOP AS PER PLANS.**CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS** CONDITIONAL APPROVAL SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTION

    5100 S. Cornell Ave. Issued August 25, 2015 Comment
  • Permit issued for new construction

    Collocation of 3 Antennas on existing crown castle tower, installation of 3'X6' concrete pad for new charles cabinet and new fiber box mounted to new 5'-0" wide f-frame, also new comed approved meter and disconnect, locating 3 antennas, 1RRU's and 1RRUL on existing monopole at 30' RAD CENTER.

    440 E. 43rd St. Issued August 25, 2015 Comment

14 hours ago

Bronzeville Comedy Showcase @ Blanc Gallery

Vocalo presents the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase tonight at 6pm at Blanc Gallery, 4445 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. The lineup this month includes Felonius Munk, Rebecca Oneal and Jay Washington. Tim Barnes hosts, and Ayana Contreras DJs. Free.

    Gapers Block Slowdown Calendar
    The Patio Theater, 6008 W. Irving Park Rd., presents the Chicago premiere of We Are Blood , a modern skate film featuring Paul Rodriguez, tonight. Doors open at 7pm, film is at 8:30pm. Tickets are $18. Miss Spoken returns to Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N. Oakley Ave., tonight at 7pm.
    http://gapersblock.com

20 hours ago

23 hours ago

Teachers, Parents Rail Against CPS Budget, Dyett Hunger Striker Collapses

Other hunger strikers continued their protest at Dyett, 555 E. 51st St., with Irene Robinson returning after being hospitalized earlier this week.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

"I hope they come to their senses," Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey said as teachers protested outside CPS' main offices at 42 W. Madison St. Sharkey said CPS' proposal for teachers to pick up their entire pension payment would amount to a 7 percent cut in take-home pay.

    Teachers, Parents Rail Against CPS Budget
    THE LOOP - Teachers, parents and one of the dozen Dyett High School hunger strikers protested outside Chicago Public Schools headquarters Wednesday ahead of a Board of Education meeting expected to pass an unbalanced $5.7 billion budget.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

23 hours ago

Hospitalized Dyett Activist Returns to Continue Hunger Strike for 10th Day

Robinson was back in front of Dyett, 555 E. 51st St., on Wednesday and still holding to the hunger strike, having not eaten even in the hospital.

    Hospitalized Dyett Activist Returns to Continue Hunger Strike for 10th Day
    GRAND BOULEVARD - A dozen school activists are being forced to consider when to stop a 10-day hunger strike calling on Chicago Public Schools to make a decision on reopening Dyett High School after the first of the group was hospitalized.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

25 hours ago

Man Shot Near Obama's Kenwood Home Among 3 Dead In Chicago Shootings Since Monday

Reginald Sanson was sitting in a car around 6 p.m. in the 5000 block of South Dorchester when another vehicle approached and a person inside fired shots at Sanson, the Tribune reported. Sanson was able to drive to the 1300 block of East 50th Street before his car came to a stop.

Reginald Sanson was sitting in a car around 6 p.m. in the 5000 block of South Dorchester when another vehicle approached and a person inside fired shots at Sanson, the Tribune reported. Sanson was able to drive to the 1300 block of East 50th Street before his car came to a stop.

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...was killed in a drive-by shooting around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 10700 block of South Wentworth in the Roseland neighborhood, according to the Tribune...

    Man Shot Near Obama's Kenwood Home Among 3 Dead In Chicago Shootings Since Monday
    A 25-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday evening in Kenwood, blocks from President Barack Obama's home. Reginald Sanson was sitting in a car around 6 p.m. in the 5000 block of South Dorchester when another vehicle approached and a person inside fired shots at Sanson, the Tribune reported.
    http://chicagoist.com

27 hours ago

After lead paint closure, most St. Elizabeth students enroll at Holy Angels

Repair crews discovered the paint in St. Elizabeth's 4052 S. Wabash Ave. campus about three weeks before the start of the new school year Monday, during "much...

...consolidate the two schools plus students from a third parish, St. Ambrose Catholic Church at 1012 E. 47th St., was already in motion before the paint discovery. That idea is still on the table...

    After lead paint closure, most St. Elizabeth students enroll at Holy Angels
    About 130 St. Elizabeth School students have enrolled at Holy Angels School in the week since the Archdiocese of Chicago announced that St. Elizabeth would abruptly close because of lead paint and that students and staff would be transferred to the nearby building. Repair crews discovered the paint in St.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

29 hours ago

Man Shot to Death Near President Obama's Kenwood Home

The man was drving in the 5000 block of South Dorchester Avenue when another car pulled up next to him and someone inside shot at him, according to Officer Hector Alfaro, a Chicago Police spokesman.

    Man Shot to Death Near President Obama's Kenwood Home
    KENWOOD - A 25-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting less than two blocks from President Barack Obama's home in Kenwood Tuesday evening, police said. The man was drving in the 5000 block of South Dorchester Avenue when another car pulled up next to him and someone inside shot at him, according to Officer Hector Alfaro, a Chicago Police spokesman.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

31 hours ago

2 Killed, 10 Wounded In South Side Shootings

The victim drove to the 1300 block of East 50th Street, where the vehicle came to a stop, police said. He was shot several times in his upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The man was shot in the head and abdomen in the 10000 block of South Wentworth, police said. He was dead at the scene, but further details were not available late Tuesday.

A 25-year-old woman was standing on the sidewalk with another male in the 4800 block of South Maplewood when a male riding a bicycle opened fire, police said. She was shot in the upper left arm and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

Two men — both 21 — were standing outside in the 8900 block of South Parnell when a vehicle drove past and someone inside shot them, police said.

The 22-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 5600 block of South Ashland when a blue minivan pulled up and someone got out and shot him before getting back in the vehicle, police said.

A male riding a bicycle shot the 23-year-old in the leg in the 1900 block of West 77th Street, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in good condition.

The two boys were walking in the 6300 block of South Maryland when they heard gunshots and felt pain, police said.

Three people were standing on the sidewalk in the 8000 block of South Normal when someone fired shots from a passing vehicle, police said.

    2 Killed, 10 Wounded In South Side Shootings
    About 6 p.m., a man was shot to death less than two blocks from President Barack Obama's Kenwood home. The 25-year-old was in a vehicle when another vehicle approached, and someone in that vehicle fired shots, police said. The victim drove to the 1300 block of East 50th Street, where the vehicle came to a stop, police said.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

32 hours ago

32 hours ago

Kahil El’Zabar comes to Hyde Park this Wednesday

Chicago jazz musician Kahil El’Zabar will perform in Harper Court, 5235 S. Harper Ct., on Wednesday, August 26th, at 6pm, exactly one month before the start of the 2015 Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

    Kahil El'Zabar comes to Hyde Park this Wednesday
    By SAM RAPPAPORT Staff Writer Chicago jazz musician Kahil El'Zabar will perform in Harper Court, 5235 S. Harper Ct., on Wednesday, August 26th, at 6pm, exactly one month before the start of the 2015 Hyde Park Jazz Festival. The El'Zabar quartet includes Corey Wilkes on trumpet, Junius Paul on bass and Dennis Winslett on alto sax.
    http://hpherald.com

32 hours ago

Chicago jazz club scene to stop off in Hyde Park

The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave., will be one of the locations the tour stops, alongside renowned music venues such as Green Mill and Reggie’s. Jake Austen, the music venue manager at The Promontory, said he is excited to give people a first hand look at the Hyde Park music scene.

    Chicago jazz club scene to stop off in Hyde Park
    ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer Chicago's jazz scene will migrate to Hyde Park for the Jazz Institute of Chicago's 30th Annual Jazz Club Tour on Sept. 2. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave., will be one of the locations the tour stops, alongside renowned music venues such as Green Mill and Reggie's.
    http://hpherald.com

32 hours ago

Local businesswoman awarded

Maya Khan, managing director at Nova Driving School, 5503 S. Harper Ave., will be recognized for her business management skills as a local Chicago entrepreneur.

    Local businesswoman awarded
    BY ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer A Hyde Park business owner has been named the 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Women's Business Development Center. Maya Khan, managing director at Nova Driving School, 5503 S. Harper Ave., will be recognized for her business management skills as a local Chicago entrepreneur.
    http://hpherald.com

34 hours ago

Dyett strike lands at Little Black Pearl

On Monday the strikers, as well as supporters, gathered at Little Black Pearl Art & Design Academy, 1060 E. 47th St., to hand over a letter to President Monica Haslip.

34 hours ago

Storied mural re-dedicated

“Chicago was vibrating with ideas when I first painted this mural, and now that vibrance has been restored,” Yasko said during the dedication ceremony of the mural, located under the viaduct at 55th Street and Lake Park Avenue.

34 hours ago

Helen Johnson, 96

Interment was private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hostelling International USA, 8401 Colesville Rd, Ste 600, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637.

35 hours ago

Hyde Park homes sharply increasing in value

The development he is referring to are the City Hyde Park apartments on the corner of 51st Street and Lake Park Avenue, which are expected to open this December.

    Hyde Park homes sharply increasing in value
    By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer An interesting spike has occurred in the Hyde Park housing market this summer, according to a recent real estate report. According to a recent Redfin Chicago Market Tracker report, Hyde Park experienced dramatic price jumps last month. Prices were up 42.7 percent a year over year in July across 170 sales.
    http://hpherald.com

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