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2 days ago

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    REPLACE (52) EXISTING EXIT SIGNS WITH NEW LED TYPE. REPLACE (50) EXISTING LIGHTS IN TENANT STORAGE UNITS WITH NEW LED TYPE.

    5000 S. East End Ave. Issued May 25, 2017 Comment

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  • Permit issued for elevator equipment

    Furnish ANd install Three (3) Manual Swing Type Doors At Floors 7, 8, & 9 For One (1) 1500lb.cap, EWGT, 17-Floor, Freight Elevator. Pursuant To The Scope Of Work Submitted.EV01319

    5421 S. Cornell Ave. Issued May 23, 2017 Comment

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5 days ago

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

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.

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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.

    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

5 days ago

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

...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...

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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

    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

6 days ago

You have 1 new neighbor in your followed places, including…

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May 17

Chicago’s south and west sides offer a wealth of art galleries and museums

...residence program whose past participants have included Rashayla Marie Brown, Monica Herrera, and Emmanuel Pratt. 5020 S. Cornell, hydeparkart.org

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...York-based interdisciplinary artist Elizabeth Axtman, and Chicago-based photographer and video artist Stephanie Graham. 301 E. Garfield, 773-702-9724, arts.uchicago.edu/artsandpubliclife

...and screenings of Moonlight and Lion, in case you missed them on the big screen. 2407 W. 111th, 773-445-3838, beverlyartcenter.org

...opening June 2, combines photographs, drawings, and video from artists Karen Connell and Frank Ishman. 1821 W. Hubbard, suite 207, filterfestival.com/filter-space

...to other Bronzeville art spaces including Blanc Gallery and Little Black Pearl Art & Design Center. 436 E. 47th, 773-791-7003, galleryguichard.com

...The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Chicago-based filmmaker Shahari Moore. 645 W. 18th, 917-821-3050, facebook.com/rootworkgallery

...based multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams. The show opens June 6 and runs until September 18. 6760 S. Stony Island, 312-857-5561, rebuild-foundation.org/site/stony-island-arts-bank  v

    Chicago's south and west sides offer a wealth of art galleries and museums
    The Art Institute and the MCA are cultural gems, but let's face it: both spaces can be tough to navigate during the summertime, when they're mobbed by tourists. Do yourself a favor this summer and check out these 11 museums, galleries, and art spaces outside the Loop and the northeast side that offer their own rewards.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

May 17

You have 1 new neighbor in your followed places, including…

May 17

May 16

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

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.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

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.

    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

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    REMOVE OLD FUSE BOX REPLACE AND REWIRE WITH NEW TWENTY CIRCUIT, CIRCUIT BREAKER PANEL. ADD ONE OUTLETT TO EXISTING CIRCUIT APT 1 WEST

    5524 S. Cornell Ave. Issued May 9, 2017 Comment

May 10

May 08

Own this smartly rehabbed Georgian mansion on Hyde Park Boulevard for $1.5M

5438 S. Hyde Park Boulevard, Chicago IL [Estately]

    Beautifully rehabbed Georgian mansion in Hyde Park seeks $1.5M
    Built in 1902, the six-bedroom home features a new designer kitchen, updated bathrooms, and heated hardwood floors.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

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May 06

LiteHouse Whole Food Grill Upgrades to New Location

Yet, despite the LiteHouse’s success, which allowed Nance to open another restaurant, Mikkey’s Retro Grill, 5319 S. Hyde Park Blvd., unforeseen circumstances caused Nance to move on from his former location at 1373 E. 53rd St.

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Yet, despite the LiteHouse’s success, which allowed Nance to open another restaurant, Mikkey’s Retro Grill, 5319 S. Hyde Park Blvd., unforeseen circumstances caused Nance to move on from his former location at 1373 E. 53rd St.

    LiteHouse Whole Food Grill Upgrades to New Location
    Community staple restaurant LiteHouse Whole Food Grill is relocating to a new, grander space in the Hyde Park neighborhood after four years of changing lives. LiteHouse owner Rico Nance recalled the idea for the restaurant was not his own but rather a message from the Divine.
    http://chicagodefender.com

May 03

Updated May 04

Plans for Obama Library - Oh *****

Ok, here's the first plans for the Obama Presidential library just a few blocks South of us off Jackson Park.....

https://www.yahoo.com/news/obamas-visit-chicago-discuss-planned-library-museum-050051795--election.html

Holy #**$@# #**$@# the Taj Mahal in India looks modest compared to this!

Hey but at least we're going to get this, instead of say, given to Oprah's California Zip code

:-)

Let's go South Side Chicago! yeah baby!

    Obama unveils vision for presidential library in Chicago
    CHICAGO (AP) - Former President Barack Obama unveiled plans for his future presidential center Wednesday, painting a picture of a buzzing hub for youth and community programs on the South Side of Chicago where he raised his family and launched his political career.
    https://www.yahoo.com

May 04

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Updated May 02

10 Chicago-Area Restaurant Openings to Know

HYDE PARK— After four years, Litehouse Whole Food Grill has moved from 1373 E. 53rd St. It’s from the same owners of Mikkey’s Reto Grill, also in Hyde Park. Expect the same healthy salads and other offerings. Status: Certified open, 1660 E. 55th St.

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HYDE PARK— After four years, Litehouse Whole Food Grill has moved from 1373 E. 53rd St. It’s from the same owners of Mikkey’s Reto Grill, also in Hyde Park. Expect the same healthy salads and other offerings. Status: Certified open, 1660 E. 55th St.

PILSEN— The new cafe from the owner of The Bagelers in Lincoln Park, Cafe Lacuna, is open. They’re still working out the kinks, but when they’re at full power expect tea cocktails, a rooftop space, and more. Status: Certified open, 2150 S. Canalport Ave.

LINCOLN PARK— Chopo Chicken aims to give Clark Street a taste of Peru. It serves South American-style chicken and bowls. Status: Opening on Sunday, 2460 N. Clark St.

LAKEVIEW— Muscle Maker Grill is kind of a Chipotle for workout fiends who want to “get large.” Earlier this month the chain, founded in 1995 in New Jersey, opened their first Chicago location. Status: Certified open, 920 W. Belmont Ave.

LOGAN SQUARE— Forget Tokyo, Godzilla has designs on conquering Chicago. Gorilla Sushi (formerly known as Godzilla Sushi) has opened its fourth location. DNAinfo has the details about how every item costs $2.95. Status: Certified open, 2735 N. Milwaukee Ave.

ALBANY PARK— A new bubble tea spot, Shukr Cafe, looks like it’s a good place sate a sweet tooth. Status: Certified open, 3334 W. Foster Ave.

DUNNING— After a short slumber, Yaquidios Restaurant is back open. They serve Mexican and American food. Status: Opening tonight, 3225 N. Harlem Ave.

LINCOLN PARK— Broken English Taco Pub has opened its third location at the intersection of Lincoln, Sheffield, and Wrightwood. There’s a new wrinkle at Adolfo Garcia and Phil Stefani’s cantina: breakfast tacos. There’s also plenty of patio space. Status: Certified open, 2576 N. Lincoln Ave.

BRIDGEPORT— A new Mexican grocery store, Mi Lindo Mexico Market, will serve to-go carnitas, barbacoa, and menudo (tripe soup) on the weekends. Status: Opening on Saturday, 538 W. Pershing Road.

...open right now, but looks like it’s only in soft mode. Status: Certified open, 3404 N. Clark St.

WRIGLEYVILLE— Frio Gelato has opened its second location, a follow-up to its debut in suburban Evanston. It’s an Argentinian twist on the frozen treat. Status: Certified open, 3721 N. Southport Ave.

EDGEWATER— The owners of Caffé Baci and Caffe RōM have a new spot. It’s called PHlour Bakery. It serves breakfast and lunch. Take a look at the menu below. Status: Certified open, 1138 W. Bryn Mawr.

GRAND BOULEVARD— Ribeyes, chicken wings, and burgers are among the offerings at Vinnie’s Steak House. There’s even an Italian section on the menu with pasta. Status: Certified open, 4655 S. King Dr.

MARYCREST— Lawrence’s Fish & Shrimp will celebrate the opening of another location on Saturday with discounts. Check out the fried seafood goodness on the far south side. Status: Certified open, 3242 W. 87th St.

JEFFERSON PARK— A casual Mexican restaurant has opened in Jefferson Park with gorditas, nachos, and more. Chavez Mexican Restaurant even serves American-style diner breakfasts. Status: Certified open, 5239 N. Central Ave.

OAK PARK— A restaurant has opened up in the burbs called Obsessed Kitchen & Bar. Check out the menu below. Certified open, 800 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park.

OAK PARK— A third location of Cafe Huong, which has locations in Chinatown and in Uptown, has opened in the suburbs. Find pho, banh mi, and other Vietnamese items. Status: Certified open, 6818 W. North Ave., Oak Park.

...tasting flight from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Status: Certified open, 2631 N. Kedzie Ave.

WICKER PARK— Where can coffee drinkers find a beverage named after J. Mascis, the lead singer of Dinosaur Jr.? Why, at Purple Llama, the new coffee shop/record store in Wicker Park. They will host a grand opening party on Saturday. Status: Certified open, 2140 W. Division St.

CHINATOWN— La Mom Kitchen gives Chinatown another option. There’s not much known about its menu, but check out their Facebook page for more updates. Status: Certified open, 2229 S. Wentworth Ave.

...on Monday at Wrigley Field, Starbucks Reserve has opened at The Park At Wrigley on Clark and Waveland. This special Starbucks, just off the outdoor plaza, offers unique coffee and teas in the...

UPTOWN— Sol’s Kitchen is a new Korean restaurant that opened in the Inspiration Kitchens space. It’s more of a quick sit-down space, reported DNAinfo Status: Certified open, 4715 N. Sheridan Road.

THE LOOP— The relaunched restaurant inside the Palmer House Hilton, Potter’s Burger Bar, debuts next week. It features burgers named after a variety of Chicago neighborhoods. Check out the menu below. Status: Opening on Monday, 17 E. Monroe St.

GOLD COAST— Alex Dana from Rosebud Restaurants has a new restaurant. Chicago reported that East Side Taverna is ready for customers. There’s about 150 seats and classic Italian fare. Status: Certified open, Residence Inn, 201 E. Walton Place.

LINCOLN PARK— Big Bob & Fritzy’s is the new fast-food spot that replaced Brother’s Beef across the street from Lincoln Park High School. It caters to the lunchtime crowd. Status: Certified open, 732 W. Armitage Ave.

ARCHER HEIGHTS— Mezquite Express has opened a second location, serving Mexican fast-casual food. Find chicken, tacos, quesadillas and more are on the menu. Status: Certified open, 5160 S. Pulaski Road.

    10 Chicago-Area Restaurant Openings to Know
    A regularly-updated list of new Chicago-area restaurants
    https://chicago.eater.com

  • Tried Gorilla over the weekend, pretty decent sushi and super cheap, which is awesome. Hopefully they can stick around.

  • Thanks Mike!

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