1 hour ago

Volunteers wanted for annual 4th on 53rd Parade and Picnic

...includes decorated floats, marching bands, horses and caps off with a picnic in Nichols Park, 1355 E. 53rd St.

    Volunteers wanted for annual 4th on 53rd Parade and Picnic - hpherald.com
    By KYLER SUMTER Intern It's almost time for one of the standout experiences of the summer for Hyde Park residents, the 26th annual 4th on 53rd Parade. The over 6,000 people who attend the Independence Day parade each year, which has included notable figures such as Cook County Board Presiden
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1 hour ago

Bret Harte students thank Montgomery Place’s Residents Council for their kindness

...started as a dream,” said Niki Turley, 4th and 5th grade teacher at Bret Harte, 1556 E. 56th St. “I was like ‘You know what? Kids are supposed to learn about the state of...

    Bret Harte students thank Montgomery Place's Residents Council for their kindness - hpherald.com
    By KYLER SUMTER Intern Bret Harte Elementary School 4th and 5th grade students visited the Residents Council at Montgomery Place, 5550 S. Shore Drive, Wednesday, May 24, to thank the seniors for a $500 donation that makes it possible for the students to take a trip to Springfield, Ill. "This
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5 hours ago

Metra’s Plans to Decrease Electric Service Outside of Hyde Park Has Some Problems

* June 22 – Polsky Exchange, University of Chicago, 1452 E. 53rd St., 2nd Floor

    Metra's Plans to Decrease Electric Service Outside of Hyde Park Has Some Problems
    Metra has proposed sweeping schedule changes on the Electric District services that will increase service to one neighborhood, decrease service to other neighborhoods, and fully eliminate weekend service on the Blue Island branch.
    http://chi.streetsblog.org

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Two Robbed Near Obama Home In Kenwood

Police said the 28-year-old woman and the 27-year-old man were walking near 49th and Greenwood around 11 p.m., when two men walked up and announced a robbery. The robbers claimed to have a gun, but never showed one.

The robbery happened about two blocks north of the Obama family’s Chicago home, near the corner of 51st and Greenwood.

    Two Robbed Near Obama Home In Kenwood
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man and a woman were robbed Wednesday night about two blocks away from former President Barack Obama's home in Kenwood. Police said the 28-year-old woman and the 27-year-old man were walking near 49th and Greenwood around 11 p.m., when two men walked up and announced a robbery.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • If the media was honest they would of reported about the ten homicides that occurred within a half mile of the well protected Obama compound over the last eight years.

9 hours ago

Neighborhood guide: What to eat, drink and do in Bronzeville

4652 S. King Drive 773-966-5801

3901 S. Michigan Ave. 877-275-5852

3511 S. King Drive 773-488-9630

105 E. 47th St. 773-373-1971

5114 S. Prairie Ave. 312-468-5174

528 E. 43rd St. 773-855-2125

1043 E. 43rd St. 773-285-2222

200 E. 35th St. 773-895-0693

501 E. 47th St. 708-724-3997

436 E. 47th St. 773-791-7003

3624 S. King Drive

3520 S. Cottage Grove Ave. 773-285-7099

    Neighborhood guide: What to eat, drink and do in Bronzeville
    Bronzeville is often touted as the site of Chicago's own Harlem Renaissance-and as trite as that may sound, it's accurate. During the first half of the 20th century, the South Side neighborhood was home to iconic Chicago residents like Louis Armstrong, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ida B.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

10 hours ago

CPD investigating two robberies that occurred on Monday night

...30 p.m., a U. of C. staff member was walking on the on the 5200 Block of South Ingleside Avenue, when the victim was approached by two unknown people. The suspects demanded the victim’s...

Just 10 minutes later, a U. of C. student was walking westbound on East 52nd Street at South Ingleside Avenue when two unknown people approached him. One struck the victim with his fist and demanded property. The victim handed over a wallet and cell phone to the suspects who fled on foot.

    CPD investigating two robberies that occurred on Monday night - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The Chicago Police Department is investigating two robberies that occurred Monday, May 22, that appear to be related according to The University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD). The first incident occurred at 6:30 p.m., a U. of C. staff member was walk
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Metra schedule changes would provide trains every 20 minutes in Hyde Park

¥ June 22 – Polsky Exchange, University of Chicago, 1452 E. 53rd St., 2nd Floor

    Metra schedule changes would provide trains every 20 minutes in Hyde Park - hpherald.com
    By KYLER SUMTER Intern Metra is rolling out a proposal to change the schedule for the Metra Electric Line which would provide train service every 20 minutes or less between Millennium Station and the three Hyde Park Stations: 51st/53rd Street, 55th/56th/57th Street and 59th Street. Metra ann
    http://hpherald.com

34 hours ago

'Jurassic World' opens at the Field Museum

...an Omnimax. May 26-early 2018. $11-$18 museum admission. Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive...

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...10-$15 special exhibition ticket, or $20-$25 special-exhibition-only evening ticket. Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive...

...Circle Drive, Evanston. May 28: 6:30 p.m. Free. Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Randolph Street and Michigan Avenue...

...he can still bring the Polish. May 28. 3 p.m. $35-$103. Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave.

...her own star. May 26-July 1. $10-$40. About Face Theatre at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.

...15. 7:30 p.m. $12-$15 per show; $50 fest pass. The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave.

    Crain's Chicago Business
    Visit Crain's Chicago Business for complete business news and analysis including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, government, sports and more.
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36 hours ago

Robot Revolution exhibit is back at MSI

Robot Revolution is back at The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, the national touring exhibit featured more than 40 robots and made its debut on Thursday, May 11.

    Robot Revolution exhibit is back at MSI - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Robot Revolution is back at The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, the national touring exhibit featured more than 40 robots and made its debut on Thursday, May 11. The exhibit features a collection of cutting-edge robots that have been
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36 hours ago

Hyde Park Arts Center to design mural inspired by Wall of Respect

The “Wall of Respect,” erected on 43rd Street and Langley Avenue, was an outdoor mural project on the south side that was created in 1967 by visual artists. The artists were from a group called the Organization of Black American Culture.

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The Hyde Park Arts Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., is working toward producing a mural, the “Wall of Now,” to display in the coming months that will be featured on south side of the building facing South Cornell Avenue.

    Hyde Park Arts Center to design mural inspired by Wall of Respect - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The Hyde Park Arts Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., is working toward producing a mural, the "Wall of Now," to display in the coming months that will be featured on south side of the building facing South Cornell Avenue. Allison Peters Quinn, director of exhibitions
    http://hpherald.com

36 hours ago

Some Hyde Parkers still not sold on closing Cornell Drive for OPC

George Kotnour, organizer for the East Hyde Park Committee, said drivers are already packing side streets to avoid traffic on Lake Shore Drive near the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., intersection.

1525 E. 53rd Street, Suite 920

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...about 6:30 p.m., they’re flooding the streets of Hyde Park [on] Cornell, Hyde Park Boulevard at 53rd Street and 51st street with a lot of excess traffic...

    Some Hyde Parkers still not sold on closing Cornell Drive for OPC - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer A group of Hyde Park residents are not sold on recommendations by the Obama Foundation to close Cornell Drive for the future Barack Obama Presidential Center (OPC). Members of the East Hyde Park Committee discussed the possible implications of the closure at their mon
    http://hpherald.com

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