3 hours ago

Summit Offers Adult and Juvenile Ex-Offenders Chance to Seal Criminal Records

Adult records Chicago cases: request rap sheets from the Chicago Police Department, Access and Review Dept., 3510 S. Michigan Ave.from 8:30 a.m. to noon no later than Tuesday, May 24. Fee is $16. Call 312-745-5508.

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...before the expungement process can begin.. ACCU Lab Medical Testing is offering drug testing at, 2600 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 212. No appointment is needed and drug testing is available 9 a.m. to...

    Summit Offers Adult and Juvenile Ex-Offenders Chance to Seal Criminal Records
    A criminal record can be a barrier toward getting a job or into a school. Former adult and juvenile offenders can wipe the slate clean at the upcoming Second Chance Expungement Summit. The summit takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Thornton Township High School, 15001 Broadway Ave., Harvey, IL.
    http://patch.com

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Apr 21

Updated 11 hours ago

Cash-Only Still Rules At These Chicago Bars And Restaurants

Valois, 1518 E. 53rd St.

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Billy Goat, 430 N. Michigan Ave. (and other locations)

Tufano's Vernon Park Tap, 1073 W. Vernon Park Place

BIG & little's Restaurant, 860 N. Orleans St.

L and L Tavern, 3207 N. Clark St.

Green Mill, 4802 N. Broadway Ave.

Rainbo Club, 1150 N. Damen Ave.

Tweet, 5020 N. Sheridan Road

Big Chicks, 5024 N. Sheridan Road

Taste of Lebanon, 1509 W. Foster Ave.

Mr. Beef on Orleans, 666 N. Orleans St.

Nuevo Leon, 1515 W. 18th St. (temporarily closed due to a fire)

Carol's Pub, 4659 N. Clark St.

Irazu, 1865 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Calumet Fisheries, 3259 E. 95th St.

Fatso's Last Stand, 2258 W. Chicago Ave.

Lawrence Fish Market, 3914 W. Lawrence Ave.

Parts and Labor, 2700 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Bullhead Cantina, 1143 N. California Ave.

L'Patron Tacos, 2815 W. Diversey Ave.

Andy's Thai Kitchen, 946 W. Wellington Ave.

Schaller's Pump, 3714 S. Halsted St.

Sultan's Market, 2057 W. North Ave.

Farraguts, 5240 N. Clark St.

Feed, 2803 W. Chicago Ave.

Boiler Room, 2210 N. California Ave.

Red Hot Ranch, 2072 N. Western Ave.

Johnny O's Hot Dogs, 946 W. 35th St.

Richard's Bar, 491 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Flying Saucer, 1123 N. California Ave.

New York Delicatessen, 2921 N. Clark St.

Friar Tuck, 3010 N. Broadway

Sportsman's Club, 948 N. Western Ave.

Podhalanka, 1549 W. Division St.

Whirlaway, 3224 W. Fullerton Ave.

Skylark, 2149 S. Halsted St.

Simon's Tavern, 5210 N. Clark St.

Bernice's Tavern, 3238 S. Halsted St.

Cozy Noodles & Rice, 3456 N. Sheffield Ave.

The Happy Village, 1059 N. Wolcott Ave.

Reno, 2607 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Archie's Iowa & Rockwell Tavern, 2600 W. Iowa St.

Chilam Balam, 3023 N. Broadway

The Chipp Inn, 832 N. Greenview Ave.

The Old Town Ale House, 219 W. North Ave.

Nicky's Hot Dogs, 6142 S. Archer Ave.

Parisi's Drive-in, 6216 W. 63rd St.

Zakopane, 1734 W. Division St.

Authentaco, 1141 N. Ashland Ave.

Sky-Ride Tap, 105 W. Van Buren St.

The Barrel, 2015 S. Damen Ave.

Baby Atlas, 3101 N. Sheffield Ave. (bar under Matilda)

Bob Inn, 2609 W. Fullerton Ave.

    Big Star Dropped Its Cash-Only Policy, But Many City Spots Are Holding Out
    CHICAGO - Big Star might have ditched its cash-only policy, but the city still has a lot of holdouts. The restaurant made the big switch and started accepting credit cards because guests wanted the change, technology has advanced and Big Star needed to move forward with the neighborhood, said Kim Lyons, a spokeswoman for Big Star.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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    The Big Star ditched while the few holdout

    Cash still King when the register rings

    The plastic gets swiped in dark places

    Last call for cash the Fat Lady sings

12 hours ago

U.of C. Medicine looks for community support at state hearing

According to Alitto, the bus will leave from the parking lot of Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave., at 9 a.m. and will return around 6 p.m.

    U.of C. Medicine looks for community support at state hearing
    By SAM RAPPAPORT Staff Writer Chicago Hyde Park Village (CHPV) is encouraging community members to show their support for University of Chicago (U. of C.) Medicine's proposed healthcare expansion by attending the university's hearing with the state Health and Services Review Board on May 10, in Normal, Ill.
    http://hpherald.com

12 hours ago

Chicago police release updated information on missing medical student

...Jackson Park Hospital, 7531 S. Stony Island Ave., was last seen on April 22 near 55th Street and Lake Park Avenue. Police originally stated that Monye was last seen as he walked toward the University of...

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...a University of Guadalajara med-student on a two-year rotation at Jackson Park Hospital, 7531 S. Stony Island Ave., was last seen on April 22 near 55th Street and Lake Park Avenue. Police originally...

...walked toward the University of Chicago’s (U. of C.) John Crerar Library in the 5700 block of South Ellis Avenue...

    Chicago police release updated information on missing medical student
    Chicago police released an update on the last place a missing medical students was seen before his disappearance two weeks ago. Ambrose Monye, a University of Guadalajara med-student on a two-year rotation at Jackson Park Hospital, 7531 S. Stony Island Ave., was last seen on April 22 near 55th Street and Lake Park Avenue.
    http://hpherald.com

12 hours ago

Harper Theater hosts “Catalyst for Change” presentations to reduce gun violence on May 19, 7-9 p.m.

On May 19 from 7-9 p.m., Hyde Park’s Harper Theater, 5238 S. Harper Avenue, will host “Catalyst for Change,” a group presentation by three local organizations working to reduce...

    Harper Theater hosts "Catalyst for Change" presentations to reduce gun violence on May 19, 7-9 p.m. | 53rd St.
    On May 19 from 7-9 p.m., Hyde Park's Harper Theater, 5238 S. Harper Avenue, will host "Catalyst for Change," a group presentation by three local organizations working to reduce the gun violence in Chicago. The organizations-CeaseFire Illinois, UCAN, and Youth Guidance-aim to inspire potential volunteers to share their time, talents, and financial support.
    http://fiftythird.uchicago.edu

14 hours ago

UChicago Will Sell Medici Bakery And Z&H Market Cafe Retail Spaces

1401 E. Hyde Park Blvd. (Carlson)

5107 S. Blackstone Ave. (Piccadilly)

5110 S. Kenwood Ave. (Shelbyrne)

5345 S. Harper Ave. (Harper Crest)

5330 S. Blackstone Ave.

5455 S. Blackstone Ave.

1027-29 E. 48th St. (vacant)

5117 S. Kenwood Ave. (vacant)

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5706-10 S. Blackstone Ave.

1321 E. 57th St.

1323 E. 57th St.

1327-33 E. 57th St. (retail)

1413-15 E. 57th St.

    UChicago Will Sell Medici Bakery And Z&H Market Cafe Retail Spaces
    The University of Chicago plans to put 13 of its off-campus Hyde Park properties on the market this month, the university recently announced. Sales of the properties, including the buildings currently home to Z&H Market Cafe and the Medici Bakery, are expected to close by fall.
    http://chicagoist.com

14 hours ago

Lead In Chicago’s Water?

Water mains waiting to be put into the ground 53rd & King Drive, 5/4/16

16 hours ago

Bronzeville's First Bike Shop, Small Shop Cycles And Service, Opens Friday

Chris Willard, who trained young mechanics and helped run Blackstone Bikes for nine years, is venturing out on his own with a new shop in a former cellphone store at 4250 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

    Bronzeville's First Bike Shop, Small Shop Cycles And Service, Opens Friday
    GRAND BOULEVARD - Bronzeville is getting its first bike shop on Friday when one of the former mechanics at Blackstone Bicycle Works opens Small Shop Cycles and Service. Chris Willard, who trained young mechanics and helped run Blackstone Bikes for nine years, is venturing out on his own with a new shop in a former cellphone store at 4250 S.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

18 hours ago

Happy Tenth Anniversary To Chicago's Doomed 2016 Olympic Bid

...roles in Chicago’s Olympics: They are the lakefront Jackson Park, which borders the neighborhoods Woodlawn and Hyde Park; Bronzeville’s vacant and rundown Michael Reese Hospital; and Washington Park, a 372-acre, 140...

    Happy Tenth Anniversary To Chicago's Doomed 2016 Olympic Bid
    By Emilie Shumway It's been just about ten years since Chicago threw its hat into the 2016 Olympics ring, launching an exploratory committee in May 2006. The bid, which became official a year later, garnered the public support of an A-List cast, including President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and two superhuman Michaels-Jordan and Phelps.
    http://chicagoist.com

23 hours ago

Free Comic Book Day 2016: 17 Stores Celebrating in Chicago (MAP)

First Aid Comics (1617 E. 55th St.)

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AlleyCat Comics (5304 N. Clark St.)

Alternate Reality (3149 W. 111th St.)

Brainstorm Comics (1579 N. Milwaukee Ave.)

Challengers Comics (1845 N. Western Ave.)

Chicago Comics (3244 N. Clark St.)

Da Sorce (4353 N. Lincoln Ave.)

Dark Tower Comics (4835 N. Western Ave.)

First Aid Comics (1142 W. Taylor St.)

G-Mart (2641 N. Kedzie Ave.)

Graham Crackers Comics (77 E. Madison St.)

Graham Crackers Comics (3162 N. Broadway)

Graham Crackers Comics (5443 N. Broadway)

Maximum Distractions (4405 N. Milwaukee Ave.)

Quimby's Bookstore (1854 W. North Ave.)

Third Coast Comics (6443 N. Sheridan Road)

Top Cut Comics (6390 S. Archer Ave.)

    Free Comic Book Day 2016: 17 Stores Celebrating in Chicago (MAP)
    CHICAGO - Where are you going for Free Comic Book Day? The 15th edition of the national event is taking place Saturday in comic book stores across America. Fifty types of specially made comic books - including new issues of Archie, Bob's Burgers and The Tick and Marvel's Civil War - will be given for free to comic book fans (while supplies last.)
    https://www.dnainfo.com

23 hours ago

U. of C. Selling 387 Apartments And Home Of Medici, Z&H, Packed

The Picadilly, 5107 S. Blackstone Ave., is 76 units in a 12-story tower close to the new City Hyde Park development, which has brought the rental rates of the South Loop, Bucktown and other desirable neighborhoods to Hyde Park.

1401 E. Hyde Park Blvd., Carlson, 46 units

5110 S. Kenwood Ave., Shelbyrne, 92 units

5345 S. Harper Ave., Harper Crest, 50 units

5330 S. Blackstone Ave., 43 units

5455 S. Blackstone Ave., 61 units

1027-29 E. 48th St., vacant land

5117 S. Kenwood Ave., vacant land

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...prime locations close to campus. The university is putting all of its buildings on the 1300 block of East 57th Street on the market, which include spaces for Noodles Etc., Zaleski and Horvath, Medici and Packed...

5706-10 S. Blackstone Ave., nine units

1321 E. 57th St., two units above Zaleski and Horvath

1323 E. 57th St., two units above Packed

1327-33 E. 57th St., no residential units, Noodles Etc. and Medici

1413-15 E. 57th St., six units

    U. of C. Selling 387 Apartments And Home Of Medici, Z&H, Packed
    HYDE PARK - The University of Chicago is selling another 13 properties around campus, this time including some of its retail buildings on 57th Street. The university is selling 10 buildings containing 387 units, two vacant lots and a retail building in its latest round of selling off properties in Hyde Park.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

23 hours ago

Annual Spring Garden Fair

The 57th Annual Spring Garden Fair is set for May 13 through the 14 at the Hyde Park Shopping Center, 5500 S. Lake Park Ave.

    Annual Spring Garden Fair
    By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer The 57th Annual Spring Garden Fair is set for May 13 through the 14 at the Hyde Park Shopping Center, 5500 S. Lake Park Ave. Thousands of plants will be available to purchase during the two-day event and all proceeds benefit the Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference.
    http://hpherald.com

23 hours ago

Mother’s Day events in HP

On Thursday, May 5, at Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., there will be a Mother’s Day Stories and Crafts for children ages 5 and up beginning at 4 p.m.

Treat your mom to brunch at A10, 1462 E. 53rd St., on Mother’s Day, where the chicken and waffles and gulf shrimp grits are almost as good as mom’s home cooking. Brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is $35 per person. Kids ages 10 and under can eat for $15.

Learn a new hobby with your mom at Modern Cooperative, 1500 E. 53rd St., during an embroidery sampler workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mother’s Day.

End the night at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave., for a Mother’s Day concert at 7 p.m. featuring the ‘70s R&B group, The Intruders. Tickets range from $15 up to $40 for VIP seating. Doors for the “I’ll Always Love My Mama” show open at 6 p.m.

    Mother's Day events in HP
    By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer Celebrate your mother in Hyde Park at various neighborhood events going on for Mother's Day on Sunday, May 8. On Thursday, May 5, at Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., there will be a Mother's Day Stories and Crafts for children ages 5 and up beginning at 4 p.m.
    http://hpherald.com

23 hours ago

EDITORIAL: Who is Sophia King?

...p.m. Monday, May 16, at Northeastern Illinois University Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, 700 E. Oakwood Blvd. We support her decision to plan her own forum and we look forward to sharing...

    EDITORIAL: Who is Sophia King?
    "Who is she?" From the moment Sophia King was selected by Mayor Rahm Emanuel as the Interim Alderman of the 4th Ward, due to former Ald. Burns' abrupt exit in February for a position at Airbnb, the most prominent question from Hyde Park residents has been "Who is she?"
    http://hpherald.com

23 hours ago

3 Killed, 14 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across Chicago

...The 25-year-old was standing in the back yard of a home in the 600 block of East Bowen Avenue at 8:24 p.m. when another male walked up and opened fire, according to...

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The men, ages 43 and 35, were standing on the sidewalk near South Halsted and West 18th streets at 11:40 p.m. when a male fired shots from a silver-colored SUV, according to Chicago Police.

The 21-year-old was standing in the street in the 7400 block of South Maplewood about 9:05 p.m. when someone in a passing vehicle shot him in the chest, police said. He was dead at the scene.

The two were sitting on a front porch in the 4900 block of West Monroe at 1:52 p.m. when someone walked up and opened fire, according to police.

A 30-year-old woman was standing on the street in the 8800 block of South Laflin when she heard shots and realized she’d been hit, according to police. She suffered a graze wound to the back and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where her condition was stabilized.

...on the Southwest Side. The 27-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 6300 block of South Artesian at 11:15 p.m. when several males started beating him, police said. During the...

Another male was shot about 10:35 p.m. in the Chatham neighborhood. The male, whose exact age was not immediately known, was shot in the foot in the 8200 block of South Maryland, police said. He refused medical attention at the scene and additional details were not available late Tuesday.

...on the South Side. The 22-year-old woman was in a vehicle in the 7000 block of South Wabash about 9:05 p.m. when a male on the sidewalk shot her in the...

...men, both thought to be in their 20s, were outside on a porch in the 6800 block of South Throop Street just before 6 p.m. when two males walked up and shot them, according to...

...on the Far South Side Tuesday night. The 31-year-old was walking in the 12100 block of South Emerald shortly before 6 p.m. when someone in a passing vehicle shot him in the...

...men, 31 and 34, were outside shooting dice at 3:15 p.m. in the 200 block of North Lockwood Avenue in Austin when a male suspect walked up and shot them, police said. The 31...

Tuesday’s first shooting was reported about 11 a.m. A 41-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 4200 block of West Iowa, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

    3 Killed, 14 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (STMW) - Three men were killed and at least 14 other people were wounded in South and West side shootings Tuesday, police said. Most recently, a man was killed and another man was wounded in a shooting late Tuesday in the South Side Pilsen neighborhood.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

25 hours ago

Police: 3 killed, 14 wounded in shootings on South, West sides

...The 25-year-old was standing in the back yard of a home in the 600 block of East Bowen Avenue at 8:24 p.m. when another male walked up and opened fire, according to...

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The men, ages 43 and 35, were standing on the sidewalk near South Halsted and West 18th streets at 11:40 p.m. when a male fired shots from a silver-colored SUV, according to Chicago Police.

The 21-year-old was standing in the street in the 7400 block of South Maplewood about 9:05 p.m. when someone in a passing vehicle shot him in the chest, police said. He was dead at the scene.

The two were sitting on a front porch in the 4900 block of West Monroe at 1:52 p.m. when someone walked up and opened fire, according to police.

A 30-year-old woman was standing on the street in the 8800 block of South Laflin at 11:25 p.m. when she heard shots and realized she’d been hit...

...on the Southwest Side. The 27-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 6300 block of South Artesian at 11:15 p.m. when several males started beating him, police said. During the...

Another male was shot about 10:35 p.m. in the Chatham neighborhood. The male, whose exact age was not immediately known, was shot in the foot in the 8200 block of South Maryland, police said. He refused medical attention at the scene and additional details were not available late Tuesday.

...on the South Side. The 22-year-old woman was in a vehicle in the 7000 block of South Wabash about 9:05 p.m. when a male on the sidewalk shot her in the...

...men, both thought to be in their 20s, were outside on a porch in the 6800 block of South Throop Street just before 6 p.m. when two males walked up and shot them, according to...

...on the Far South Side Tuesday night. The 31-year-old was walking in the 12100 block of South Emerald shortly before 6 p.m. when someone in a passing vehicle shot him in the...

...men, 31 and 34, were outside shooting dice at 3:15 p.m. in the 200 block of North Lockwood Avenue when a male suspect walked up and shot them, police said. The 31-year-old...

Tuesday’s first shooting was reported about 11 a.m. A 41-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 4200 block of West Iowa, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

    Police: 3 killed, 14 wounded in shootings on South, West sides
    Three men were killed and at least 14 other people were wounded in South and West side shootings Tuesday, police said. Most recently, a man was killed and another man was wounded in a shooting late Tuesday in the South Side Pilsen neighborhood.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

27 hours ago

HP author celebrates book launch

Jenson also got a little help from her group, The Indie City Writers, who meet every Thursday at Treasure Island Foods, 1526 E. 55th St., to represent the writing scene on the South Side.

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...Jenson is hosting a book launch party on Saturday, May 7 at 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., starting at 7 p.m. She will read and perform one of the short stories...

    HP author celebrates book launch
    By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer Hyde Park resident and group organizer of The Indie City Writers, K.B. Jenson, is celebrating the launch of her new book, "A Storm of Stories" at a May 7 book launch. "A Storm of Stories" is four years in the making for Jenson, and is in a way, an experiment of her poetic side for the genre-hopping writer.
    http://hpherald.com

27 hours ago

Hyde Park med-student’s disappearance evades answers

Before he went missing, Ambrose Monye worked every Thursday at an ophthalmologist’s office in the Hyde Park Bank building, 1525 E. 53rd St.

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Ambrose Monye, a University of Guadalajara med-student on a two-year rotation at Jackson Park Hospital, 7531 S. Stony Island Ave., was last seen on Friday, April 22, as he walked toward the University of Chicago’s (U. of C.) John Crerar Library in the 5700 block of South Ellis Avenue.

Ambrose Monye, a University of Guadalajara med-student on a two-year rotation at Jackson Park Hospital, 7531 S. Stony Island Ave., was last seen on Friday, April 22, as he walked toward the University of Chicago’s (U. of C.) John Crerar Library in the 5700 block of South Ellis Avenue.

    Hyde Park med-student's disappearance evades answers
    By SAM RAPPAPORT Staff Writer Chicago police are continuing their search for a 28-year-old, fourth-year medical student who went missing from Hyde Park over a week ago. Ambrose Monye, a University of Guadalajara med-student on a two-year rotation at Jackson Park Hospital, 7531 S.
    http://hpherald.com

27 hours ago

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