Sep 20 2012

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New Hyde Park School - 63rd

Any thoughts on the new 'Hyde Park' school on 63rd? It's finally beginning to take shape.

The NIMBYs of Hyde Park won by pushing it further south, but does West Woodlawn win by having the school in our own backyard?

  • Just FYI Hanoke- I'm a new teacher at the Orthogenic School, and they only enroll students with a primary diagnosis of ED (Emotional Disorder), as opposed to BD (Behavior Disorder), so they are students who need a great deal of emotional and therapeutic support, but are not violent, and do not pose a security risk to one another or to their surrounding environment.

  • Lisa Gates Attorney, HPDS parent

    I'm so disappointed to read all of these negative reactions to having such a fine school in our city and presumably near your homes. The Orthogenic School is, I'm sure, a god-send to families that need it. I know that Hyde Park Day School has been the most wonderful, welcoming,...

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    I'm so disappointed to read all of these negative reactions to having such a fine school in our city and presumably near your homes. The Orthogenic School is, I'm sure, a god-send to families that need it. I know that Hyde Park Day School has been the most wonderful, welcoming, safe place we could ever have hoped for for our son. I would like to suggest you visit the school if you have an interest in whether it's good enough to be near you, rather than simply posting knee-jerk concerns about children with special needs.

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Greenline Coffee Brings Belgian Delicacies to Woodlawn

The coffee shop opened in early August serving Bridgeport Coffee and liege waffles made from a special dough imported from Brussels at 501 E. 61st St.

“I’ve been looking at this building for almost 10 years, it’s been boarded up the whole time,” said Joel Hamernick, whose office is across the street at 500 E. 61st St.

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Relocation Report: The New King Crab, El Tapeo in Oak Brook, and More Now Open

WOODLAWN—There's a new coffee and waffle cafe at at 501 E. 61st St. Greenline Coffee brews Bridgeport coffee, specializes in Leige waffles with imported Belgian dough, and employs youths from Sunshine Gospel Ministries' summer entrepreneurial program. [DNAinfo]

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LINCOLN PARK—A Japanese/Chinese spot recently opened at 1751 N. Sheffield. Sumo Restaurant's menu runs the gamut: sushi, teriyaki, Mongolian, and more. [EaterWire]

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1 dead, 8 hurt in shootings Thursday

Police believe the teen was shot in the 6100 block of South Langley Avenue about 11:20 a.m.

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Anthony Edwards was walking in the 11600 block of South Michigan Avenue about 3:15 a.m. when a male approached on foot and fired multiple shots, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The boy was shot by two males that were riding bicycles about 8:25 p.m. at Kedvale Park, 4131 W. Hirsch St., police said. The shooters then rode away on their bikes. The teen was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.

The woman was sitting on a porch in the 5900 block of South Justine Street a few minutes before 7 p.m. when she heard shots and discovered she’d been shot, police said.

The man, 30, was driving in the 2500 block of West 38th Street about 7:30 p.m. when someone rode up on a bicycle, yelled gang slogans and fired at the vehicle, police said.

The 24-year-old was standing on the street in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue about 3:40 p.m. when someone emerged from an alley and fired at him, police said. The shooter then ran away.

The 28-year-old was getting out of a vehicle in the 1400 block of North Sedgwick Street when someone walked up and fired shots, striking him in the leg, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stable.

The 27-year-old man was taking out his garbage in the 13000 block of South Evans Avenue about noon when someone walked up and shot him, police said.

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