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Driver cited after truck hits store, injures 5

Williams, of the 5200 block of South Woodlawn Avenue, is scheduled to appear in traffic court May 27th, police said.

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U. of C. Police Go Door-to-Door in Hyde Park to Warn of Burglaries

On April 5, an apartment resident who was asleep was awakened at 4:10 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Hyde Park Boulevard when two men came into his apartment through a window, according to police.

Residents of the Carolan Apartments, 5480 S. Cornell Ave., said at a Wednesday CAPS meeting that they have video of two men jumping over the back fence shortly before a March 30 break-in when a computer was stolen.

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Ad hoc committee to discuss 5th Ward menu money this Monday

An ad-hoc committee of Hyde Parkers will discuss how to spend 5th Ward menu money at a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday at Augustana Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave.

...four committees have been formed representing the ward’s four neighborhoods — South Shore, Grand Crossing, Woodlawn and Hyde Park...

“All this week, we’re soliciting feedback,” said Hyde Park committee member George Rumsey, who has been surveying streets and seeking input on the quality of local sidewalks from residents of the DARE building, 1616 E. 55th St.

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Promontory to preview menu at KAM Isaiah Israel’s April 26 fundraiser

...Bruce Finkelman and Craig Golden. The Promontory will be located on the southwest corner of 53rd Street at Lake Park, in the same building as Akira and CorePower Yoga...

...McCann and a talk by WBEZ radio’s Richard Steele. It will be held at 1100 E. Hyde Park Boulevard in Chicago, beginning with cocktails and a raffle at 6:30 p.m., followed by...

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A battle for what's right for Wright homes

The two Wright homes, early works by the master of modern design that architectural buffs consider priceless gems, sit side by side in the 4800 block of South Kenwood Avenue, a few blocks from President Barack Obama's home and not far from those of several of the president's closest friends.

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What to See on Record Store Day 2014

11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Soul Reunion 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.) 1377 E. 53rd.

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Jivan Ivan, “The Record Butcher,” will sell stacks of vinyl LPs for as cheap as 25 cents a pound (“sound by the pound”) starting at noon. Free coffee from Passion House Roasters. 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. 2532 W. Fullerton.

This alto sax whiz, who takes the stage at noon, is likely the earliest live music you’ll catch all day. 12 p.m. Store open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 27 E. Illinois.

...23 (only 1,000 copies pressed).9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee...

No live music at Dusty Groove this year, but the UKV shop promises all manner of carnivalesque entertainment, including a wheel of fortune, afternoon magic show, and breakfast pastries. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. 1120 N. Ashland.

Permanent will open at 7 a.m. with free Dark Matter Coffee, plus live tunes in the afternoon (Plumb Bob at 3, Quicksails at 4, Mines at 5, and the positively gruesome Unmanned Ship at 6.) 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. 1914 W. Chicago.

8 a.m. to 11 p.m. 2105 S. State.

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (bands start at 3 p.m.) 3126 N. Broadway (Lakeview), 1532 N. Milwaukee (Wicker Park).

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (bands start at 3 p.m.) 3126 N. Broadway (Lakeview), 1532 N. Milwaukee (Wicker Park).

8 a.m. to 9 p.m. 3716 W. Fullerton.

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Unarrested Development: At Long Last, Hyde Park's Vue53 Is Finally Moving Forward

...out the suit that was aimed at appealing the zoning change for the development at 53rd Street and Kimbark Avenue, and this morning YoChicago spotted an event page on Facebook, created by McHugh Construction that...

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  • It's an open weed market right across the street from the military school?!😳Why it continues right in front of the police car parked on the corner is beyond me? That 2 block segment of 35th is an embarrassment. There is loitering there because of all of the loose cigs and weed that gets sold there. All just 2 blocks away from CPD HQ. Impressive!😒👎

  • Ray

    I used to think that you had to hide or be discreet, but this is right in front of Congressman Rush's home. literally 3 blocks from police headquarters, maybe I am naïve but it's as if they had a license to deal drugs.

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12-year-old Boy Among 4 Shot Overnight

Hyde Park & Kenwood

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...45 p.m. Thursday, when the 12-year-old walked past two men in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue and heard gunshots. The boy felt pain in his left leg and realized he was...

Around 1:10 a.m., a 29-year-old man was shot in his buttocks and leg while standing on a street corner in the 100 block of North Long Avenue in South Austin. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, Greer said.

Around the same time, a 24-year-old man was standing outside in the 5200 block of West Monroe Street when he heard gunshots and felt a sharp pain in the left side of his face. A friend drove the man to Loretto Hospital before he was transferred to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, Greer said.

Around 2:05 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery in Englewood. The man was walking in the 5600 block of South Morgan when four men approached and tried to rob him, Greer said.

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    Can U do more? We need to do more than TALK about murders and shootings. We need to hold those accountable who are not able to solve the problem.

2 days ago

  • Game Day

    Blackstone Branch (4904 S. Lake Park Avenue) May 3, 2014 @ 10 a.m.
  • Family Game Days

    Hall Branch (4801 S. Michigan Avenue) May 3, 2014 @ 1 p.m.

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Eat Mexican Food in Lakeview, Get a Free Pinata

Hyde Park & Kenwood

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Diners must simply bring their receipts to the office, 3355 N. Clark St., for meals between April 21 and May 2 to get the prize.

Azteca de Oro, 3731 N. Clark St.

Cafe El Tapatio, 3400 N. Ashland Ave.

Cesars on Clark, 3166 N. Clark St.

Fiesta Cantina, 3407 N. Clark St.

Mi Tierra, 1039 W. Belmont Ave.

3 days ago

Numero Group Record Store Day ‘Pop Up’ Returns to Comfort Station

Hyde Park & Kenwood

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Pilsen-based record label Numero Group will once again "pop up" at Comfort Station Logan Square, 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave., this Saturday to celebrate Record Store Day. View Full Caption

3 days ago

Rogers Park Violence Causing ‘Post-War Vibe’ in Neighborhood, Residents Say

Hyde Park & Kenwood

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Police tape off a crime scene after two men were injured on March 28 in the 1500 block of West Morse Avenue. View Full Caption

Philie, 39, and his fiancée Kim Woody, 36, said they signed a lease for their apartment at Clark Street and Farwell Avenue a couple of weeks after 17-year-old Markeyo Carr was killed by a masked gunman in a McDonald's parking lot nearby.

In addition, Moore said a suspect was arrested and charged with a March 25 shooting in the 7400 block of North Ashland Avenue that police said injured a 23-year-old man. A police department spokesman, however, said Thursday evening no one had been charged in the incident.

On April 11, two people were shot in separate incidents in the neighborhood. A woman was shot in her leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road and a man was shot in his cheek in the 1600 block of Morse Avenue.

On April 11, two people were shot in separate incidents in the neighborhood. A woman was shot in her leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road and a man was shot in his cheek in the 1600 block of Morse Avenue.

Then, on Tuesday, Keno Glass, 16, was gunned down outside a friend's apartment about 2:40 a.m. in the 7600 block of North Ashland Avenue.

3 days ago

Harper Court effects still shaking out for 53rd Street businesses

...the Traveler Saw. The University asked her to relocate her business from 53rd Street to 55th and Harper Avenue. when the development was being planned, and she moved her store in 2009. When asked...

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The New Black to be screened April 26

Kenwood United Church of Christ 4608 S. Greenwood Avenue, Chicago Women's voices have rarely been heard on this important issue. What happens if...

5460 S. University Ave., Chicago

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400 W. 95th Street, Chicago

425 S. Wabash Avenue, Room 611, Chicago

2407 W. 111th St., Chicago

1407 E. 60th St, Chicago

1116 E. 59th St., Chicago

5114 S. Elizabeth Street, Chicago

500 E. 61st Street, Chicago

6301 S. Halsted St., Chicago

1210 W. 78th Pl., Chicago

164 N. State St., Chicago

3 days ago

Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Co-Worker In Evanston

Adigun, of the 3500 block of South Cottage Grove Drive in Chicago, was ordered held on $75,000 bond, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office website. He will next appear in court in Skokie on May 16, the sheriff’s website said.

3 days ago

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District to Rehab, Build 103 Playgrounds this Year

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael P. Kelly, Friends of the Park officials and community members broke ground today to build new playgrounds at Lindblom Park, Murray Park and Kucinski-Murphy Park. These three playgrounds are part of the 103 neighborhood playgrounds that will be refurbished or built across the City in 2014.

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4 days ago

Sip and Savor Owner Plans to Revive Original Bronzeville Location

“It’s going to be more high-end, it’s going to have a brighter feel,” Pugh said of the shop at 528 E. 43rd St. that he’s been quietly working on for eight months.

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In 2012, Pugh opened Sip and Savor in Hyde Park at 5301 S. Hyde Park Blvd., a more manageable version of his Bronzeville cafe that focused more on coffee and baked goods and less on events.

4 days ago

Daughter of Harold’s Chicken founder fights to preserve legacy

The complaint came to light this week when a property owner complained that a Harold’s Chicken was not able to get a business license to move into the 4500 block of South Indiana because Ald. Pat Dowell (3rd) rezoned the address from mixed-use to residential.

Harold Pierce migrated from Alabama and opened his first chicken shack in 1950 near 45th and Greenwood.

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Four of Pierce-Sherrod’s children work in the corporate-owned Harold’s located at 2341 W. 95th in the Beverly neighborhood, she said.

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