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Water Main Project Is Killing Our Business, Says Portage Grounds Cafe Owner

Hyde Park & Kenwood

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The biggest hassle for Portage Grounds customers has been the lack of parking near the cafe, 5501 W. Irving Park Road, Quezada said.

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    Water Main Project Is Our Killing Business, Says Portage Grounds Cafe Owner
    PORTAGE PARK - A months-long construction project to replace water mains underneath Irving Park Road has snarled traffic and made it impossible to park near Portage Grounds in Portage Park - grinding the cafe's profits to dust, its owner said.
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2 hours ago

2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

...28 and 32, were standing in a gangway at 9:08 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Wabash when someone fired shots, striking them, according to police. They were both taken to Stroger...

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Raheem Gray, 34, was in the 3600 block of West 13th Street when another male walked up and shot him several times before running off east on 13th Street, then south on Central Park, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Gray, of the 3600 block of West Douglas, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:47 p.m., authorities said.

Officers responding about 12:30 a.m. to a call of a person shot at a home in the 100 block of West 112th Place found 35-year-old Otha M. Mooney with a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said.

...neighborhood on the West Side. At 11:56 p.m., he was walking in the 2900 block of West Walnut when someone walked up, fired shots, then ran away, police said. The man was shot...

...on the West Side. The boys, ages 15 and 16, were standing outside in the 5500 block of West Quincy when they heard gunfire and realized they’d both been shot, police said. They were...

...on the South Side. He was sitting in a vehicle with another person in the 8000 block of South May when a gunman got into the back seat and shot the man in the back...

Shortly before 7 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 2400 block of West 47th Place in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. The man took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition.

...shot in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. They were sitting on a porch in the 5600 block of South Morgan when a male walked up and started firing shots, police said. A 26-year-old...

...year-old man was wounded in a South Shore neighborhood shooting. He was in the 7800 block of South Essex when a gray vehicle approached and a male got out and fired shots, police said...

...Monday, a 19-year-old was outside about 1:45 a.m. in Austin’s 5200 block of West Washington when someone in black clothing walked up and opened fire, striking the man in the...

Monday’s first shooting occurred in Washington Park. A 29-year-old woman was sitting on a porch about 12:15 p.m. in the 200 block of East 60th Street when shots rang out and she was struck, police said. She suffered a graze wound to the right ankle and refused medical attention.

    2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two people were killed and at least 12 others were wounded in shootings Monday across the city's South and West sides. The most recent homicide happened about 5:15 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

3 hours ago

Museum Of Science And Industry Free For CPS Students Wednesday

The museum, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, is participating in Chicago Museum Days and will be free all day on Wednesday for CPS students and one adult.

    Museum Of Science And Industry Free For CPS Students Wednesday
    HYDE PARK - Chicago Public Schools students are about to get a lot of opportunities to go to the Museum of Science and Industry for free. The museum, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, is participating in Chicago Museum Days and will be free all day on Wednesday for CPS students and one adult.
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6 hours ago

2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings Monday on South, West sides

...28 and 32, were standing in a gangway at 9:08 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Wabash when someone fired shots, striking them, according to police. They were both taken to Stroger...

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Raheem Gray, 34, was in the 3600 block of West 13th Street when another male walked up and shot him several times before running off east on 13th Street, then south on Central Park, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Gray, of the 3600 block of West Douglas, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:47 p.m., authorities said.

Officers responding about 12:30 a.m. to a call of a person shot at a home in the 100 block of West 112th Place found 35-year-old Otha M. Mooney with a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said.

...neighborhood on the West Side. At 11:56 p.m., he was walking in the 2900 block of West Walnut when someone walked up, fired shots, then ran away, police said. The man was shot...

...on the West Side. The boys, ages 15 and 16, were standing outside in the 5500 block of West Quincy when they heard gunfire and realized they’d both been shot, police said. They were...

...on the South Side. He was sitting in a vehicle with another person in the 8000 block of South May when a gunman got into the back seat and shot the man in the back...

Shortly before 7 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 2400 block of West 47th Place in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. The man took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition.

...shot in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. They were sitting on a porch in the 5600 block of South Morgan when a male walked up and started firing shots, police said. A 26-year-old...

...year-old man was wounded in a South Shore neighborhood shooting. He was in the 7800 block of South Essex when a gray vehicle approached and a male got out and fired shots, police said...

...Monday, a 19-year-old was outside about 1:45 a.m. in Austin’s 5200 block of West Washington when someone in black clothing walked up and opened fire, striking the man in the...

Monday’s first shooting occurred in Washington Park. A 29-year-old woman was sitting on a porch about 12:15 p.m. in the 200 block of East 60th Street when shots rang out and she was struck, police said. She suffered a graze wound to the right ankle and refused medical attention.

    2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings Monday on South, West sides
    Two people were killed and at least 12 others were wounded in shootings Monday across the city's South and West sides. The most recent homicide happened about 5:15 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Two men shot in Washington Park

The men, ages 28 and 32, were standing in a gangway at 9:08 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Wabash when someone fired shots, striking them, according to Chicago Police.

    Two men shot in Washington Park
    Two men were shot Monday night in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side. The men, ages 28 and 32, were standing in a gangway at 9:08 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Wabash when someone fired shots, striking them, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

10 hours ago

Rhymefest on Being Treated ‘Disgustingly’ by Police Following Robbery

Around 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Rhymefest was sitting in his car in the 4300 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when an unknown man jumped in, pointed a gun at the rapper’s head, and demanded his wallet, according to Rhymefest and police. Rhymefest gave the man his wallet, and the robber ran off.

    Rhymefest on Being Treated 'Disgustingly' by Police Following Robbery
    By now you might be familiar with the robbery of Chicago rapper and songwriter Che "Rhymefest" Smith on Saturday. But if you're just now catching up, there's a new song by the Oscar and Grammy winner about his mugging and how Chicago police officers treated him "disgustingly" when he tried to file a report.
    http://chicagotonight.wttw.com

15 hours ago

Rhymefest releases song about police encounter after being robbed in Chicago

...Grammy- and Oscar-award winning songwriter said he was sitting in his car in the 4300-block of South Cottage Grove at about 7:30 a.m. Saturday when a man jumped into the back seat...

    Rhymefest releases song about police encounter after being robbed
    Two days after Che 'Rhymefest' Smith tweeted about being robbed on the South Side, the Chicago hip hop artist has released a new song about the ordeal. The song, released Monday on SoundCloud and titled #copsNrobbers, includes audio recorded by Smith after the robbery when he reported the incident at the Grand Crossing District police station.
    http://abc7chicago.com

15 hours ago

Last Harper Court concert of the season

Concerts began in May and continued weekly through the summer, featuring blues, jazz and Latin artists that performed in Harper Court, 5235 S. Harper Ct.

15 hours ago

Singer-songwriter playing series at Hyde Park Farmer’s Market

Other artists will be performing at the Hyde Park Farmer’s Market, 5235 S. Harper Ct., every Thursday through October from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Singer-songwriter playing series at Hyde Park Farmer's Market
    By Sarah Pan Herald Intern Ethan Sellers, a multi-faceted musician and Hyde Park music teacher, is playing acoustic guitar and vocal sets at the Hyde Park Farmer's Market on the mornings of Sept. 8 and 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and Sept. 22, Oct. 13 and Oct.
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17 hours ago

Rhymefest Says People Glad He Was Robbed, Writes Song About Police Ordeal

...gunpoint Saturday morning when a man in a ski mask jumped in his car at 43rd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue and demanded money. His posts on Twitter about his difficulty filing a police report  — because...

    Rhymefest Says People Happy He Was Robbed, Writes Song About Police Ordeal
    HYDE PARK - Che "Rhymefest" Smith said he was surprised how many people told him they were glad he got robbed after he posted online about his experience trying to file a robbery report on Saturday.
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23 hours ago

Updated 18 hours ago

Culver's Coming to South Side, Sun-Times Editorializes Food Truck Investigation, More Intel

...be the first to open as it's slated to start serving in February near 35th Street and Martin Luther King Drive. The Wrigleyville location was pushed back to sometime in 2017 and there's no word...

    Culver's Coming to South Side, Sun-Times Editorializes Food Truck Investigation, More Intel
    As plans for Chicago's first Culver's have been delayed in Wrigleyville and Portage Park, a new contender has emerged on the South Side. DNAinfo reports that the popular "ButterBurger" fast-food chain is coming to Bronzeville, and even though it is the third announced location in the city, it may be the first to open as it's slated to start serving in February near 35th Street and Martin Luther King Drive.
    http://chicago.eater.com

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20 hours ago

Officer In Rhymefest Robbery Run-In Will Be Disciplined, Rahm Emanuel Says

The hip hop artist said on Twitter that at 7:30 a.m. Saturday he was sitting in his car at 43rd Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue when a man got inside, pointed a gun at his head and demanded his wallet.

    Officer In Rhymefest Robbery Run-In Will Be Disciplined, Rahm Emanuel Says
    CHICAGO - Mayor Rahm Emanuel said a Chicago Police officer didn't act appropriately when dealing with Grammy-winning rapper Rhymefest after he was robbed this weekend and will be disciplined. Che "Rhymefest" Smith tweeted that he had a gun put to his head early Saturday, and then was treated "disgustingly" by a Chicago police officer when he tried to file a report.
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23 hours ago

‘Ladies Of LaBagh’ Help Keep Chicago Forest Preserve Wild

Hyde Park & Kenwood

    'Ladies Of LaBagh' Help Keep Chicago Forest Preserve Wild
    CHICAGO - Ella La Bagh likely would be proud of the women volunteering in the woods named in her honor. The Northwest Side forest preserve LaBagh Woods - named for La Bagh, a naturalist who fought to save trees and other plant and wildlife - remains one of Chicago's wildest areas, in big part to the large group of female volunteers who remove invasive species and make sure native ones keep thriving.
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24 hours ago

This Week Will Be Sunny, Not Too Hot, So Get Outside

Hyde Park & Kenwood

    This Week Will Be Sunny, Not Too Hot, So Get Outside
    CHICAGO - It'll be a warm, mostly sunny week in Chicago. The week will start off "pretty and humid," said AccuWeather meteorologist Dave Samuhel, but things should cool down by the end of the week. The only storms Chicago is expected to see could happen Tuesday afternoon.
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24 hours ago

‘Empire’ Actor Opening Chicago Theater Company, Filming Pilot TV Show

Hyde Park & Kenwood

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The grand opening for the theater at 2039 W. Jarvis Ave. is Saturday.

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    'Empire' Actor Opening Chicago Theater Company, Filming Pilot TV Show
    ROGERS PARK - "Empire" actor Antoine McKay is bringing a theater and production company to Rogers Park. "I used to live in Rogers Park for eight years and I love [it]," he said. "This is where a lot of artists live and this is where I lived when I first moved [to Chicago]."
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24 hours ago

Police Union Boss Defends Call For Overworked Cops To Skip Labor Day OT

Hyde Park & Kenwood

    Police Union Boss Defends Call For Overworked Cops To Skip Labor Day OT
    CITY HALL - Police union head Dean Angelo Sr. is calling on officers to forgo overtime on the Labor Day weekend for their own family benefit and overall peace of mind, saying "it's not a job action." The local Fraternal Order of Police union raised eyebrows a month ago with a memo calling for officers to resist overtime on the Labor Day weekend.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

25 hours ago

Lost Dogs Illinois with Cindy Marie.

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Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo to the a...

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