17 hours ago

Activists confront Aldermanic Black Caucus at City Hall

...5th) and Ald. Pat Dowell (3rd) gave remarks during a press conference at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, ahead of the full chamber meeting for the Chicago City Council on Jan. 17. While...

    Activists confront Aldermanic Black Caucus at City Hall - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer As members of the Aldermanic Black Caucus praised the Obama Foundation for its selection of minority-owned construction firms that will assist in building the Obama Center in Jackson Park, south side activists that are pushing for a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) drowned out their words with chants calling for a ...
    http://hpherald.com

20 hours ago

Hyde Park woman’s death ruled as an accident

The cause of death for a Hyde Park woman, who was found dead in an apartment in the 5400 block of Cornell Avenue after a fire has been ruled an accident, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

    Hyde Park woman's death ruled as an accident - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The cause of death for a Hyde Park woman, who was found dead in an apartment in the 5400 block of Cornell Avenue after a fire has been ruled an accident, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. Last month, emergency responders were dispatched to 68-year-old Faye Yates' apartment ...
    http://hpherald.com

25 hours ago

UChicago Charter School Woodlawn campus opens to students

Students at UChicago Charter School Woodlawn Campus, 6300 S. University Ave., will spend the remainder of the school year in a brand new school building that...

...their new school building, last Thursday. The new building is located on the corner of Greenwood Avenue and 63rd Street, just steps away from their previous building which is 100 years old. “We are ecstatic...

    UChicago Charter School Woodlawn campus opens to students - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Middle and high school students from the University of Chicago Charter Woodlawn Campus entered the doors of their new school building, last Thursday. The new building is located on the corner of Greenwood Avenue and 63rd Street, just steps away from their previous building which is 100 years old.
    http://hpherald.com

25 hours ago

The Obama Foundation hosts grand opening for its multi-purpose facility

This will be the second move for the foundation since its inception in January 2014. The foundation moved from its original location 300 E. Randolph St. to the Harper Court building in March 2016.

    The Obama Foundation hosts grand opening for its multi-purpose facility - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer The Obama Foundation hosted a grand opening mixer for its multi-purpose facility located on the ground floor of the Harper Court Building, 1538 S. Lake Park Ave. The opening of the facility completed the Foundation's second phase of its move from downtown to Hyde Park.
    http://hpherald.com

25 hours ago

Political advocacy group hosts candidate forum for 25th House District Representatives

...and United Working Families State Representative for the 25th District Candidates Forum at Kennicott Park, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave. – Spencer Bibbs

    Political advocacy group hosts candidate forum for 25th House District Representatives - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer People United For Action and the United Working Families organization hosted a political candidate forum for six candidates running for the 25th House District, last Thursday, at Kennicott Park Field House, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave. The 25th House District includes Hyde Park, Kenwood, Woodlawn, South Shore, South Chicago and East Side.
    http://hpherald.com

25 hours ago

Obama Foundation, Park District and CDOT present updated plans to city

CDOT previously discussed adding two pedestrian underpasses on Jeffrey Avenue and between Marquette Drive and 67th Street and at the intersection of South Shore Drive and 67th Street which remains in the plan.

CDOT previously discussed adding two pedestrian underpasses on Jeffrey Avenue and between Marquette Drive and 67th Street and at the intersection of South Shore Drive and 67th Street which remains in the plan.

    Obama Foundation, Park District and CDOT present updated plans to city - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The Obama Foundation, Chicago Park District and Chicago Department of Transportation last week submitted separate plans that are necessary to green light the formation of the Barack Obama Presidential in Jackson Park. All three entities submissions to the city are consistent with what was shared with the public including a ...
    http://hpherald.com

25 hours ago

University of Chicago Democrats host Attorney General Forum

...Bar Association at the Northeastern Illinois University Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, 700 E. Oakwood Blvd. – Spencer Bibbs

His remarks were made at a candidates Forum held by the College Democrats at the Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave.

    University of Chicago Democrats host Attorney General Forum - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer Hyde Park's State Senator Kwame Raoul told University of Chicago Democrats and the College Democrats of Illinois that when it comes to police reform, it really hits close to home. "It's no secret to me that we had this problem," Raoul said about police accountability.
    http://hpherald.com

26 hours ago

Hyde Ya Kids, Hyde Ya Park

Where: The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St.

The ensemble cast throughout each sketch referred to people and places relative to Hyde Park such as The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave.

    Hyde Ya Kids, Hyde Ya Park - hpherald.com
    Where: The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St. When: Jan. 20 - Feb. 24. Tickets: $10-$20 Contact: the-revival.com By TONIA HILL Staff Writer "Hyde Ya Kids, Hyde Ya Park," a new sketch comedy will open to the public next Saturday at the Revival, 1160 E. 55th St.
    http://hpherald.com

26 hours ago

Alice James, 98

No service was held. Memorial gifts may be sent to the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 60615.  

    Alice James, 98 - hpherald.com
    University of Chicago Alumnus Alice James, resident of The Admiral by the Lake, Chicago, died on December 10, 2017. James was born April 5, 1919 and grew up near Pasadena, CA. After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, she came to Chicago to study at the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration ...
    http://hpherald.com

27 hours ago

Kenwood falls short on its home floor to top ranked Simeon

The Kenwood Academy High School boys basketball team fell to No.1 ranked Simeon Career Academy 65-48 on last Tuesday night at Kenwood, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave.

    Kenwood falls short on its home floor to top ranked Simeon - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer The Kenwood Academy High School boys basketball team fell to No.1 ranked Simeon Career Academy 65-48 on last Tuesday night at Kenwood, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. In the first half, the Kenwood Broncos surprised the Simeon Wolverines after jumping out to early leads of 15-12, 19-12 and 24-18 late in ...
    http://hpherald.com

35 hours ago

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell to speak at IOP

Lawrence O’Donnell, host of the Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell on MSNBC, will speak at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics, Jan. 24, at the Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.

    MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell to speak at IOP - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Lawrence O'Donnell, host of the Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC, will speak at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics, Jan. 24, at the Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St. O'Donnell will discuss his new book "Playing With Fire: 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics."
    http://hpherald.com

43 hours ago

Bergstein’s NY Deli Hyde Park closed after 4 years

Bergstein NY Delicatessen, 1164 E. 55th St., manager Josh Widen (Left) and Owner William Davis pose for the camera on the deli’s first day of business on January 15, 2014. – Marc Monaghan

    Bergstein's NY Deli Hyde Park closed after 4 years - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer Bergstein's NY Deli, 1164 E. 55th St., has closed permanently after four years of business in the Hyde Park area. The company used its website to announce its closing and sent a thank you letter to the community. "We want to thank the entire Hyde Park and University of Chicago ...
    http://hpherald.com

47 hours ago

Pedestrian struck by Metra Electric train identified

A train near the 47th Street Metra Line station that was headed for University Park on Monday struck Lateasha K. Phillips, 31, of the 4700 Block of South Ingleside Avenue, according to Chicago Police.

    Pedestrian struck by Metra Electric train identified - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The pedestrian struck by a Metra Electric train on Monday morning has been identified. A train near the 47th Street Metra Line station that was headed for University Park on Monday struck Lateasha K. Phillips, 31, of the 4700 Block of South Ingleside Avenue, according to Chicago Police.
    http://hpherald.com

2 days ago

Obama Foundation hosts volunteer service project for MLK Day

Obama Foundation Event #002 – Volunteer Heather McClean assists Adrian Arreguin as he helps make a double layer tied fleece blanket during a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event at the Obama Foundation’s offices 1538 E 53rd St., Monday, Jan. 15. – Marc Monaghan

    Obama Foundation hosts volunteer service project for MLK Day - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Volunteers gathered, Jan. 15, at the Obama Foundation's Hyde Park headquarters, 1538 E. 53rd St., to assist with service projects to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Obama Foundation hosted volunteer activities with the Honeycomb Project.
    http://hpherald.com

Is this your publication?

By claiming your publication and creating a publisher profile, you’ll be able to:

  • Add links to your Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Upload a logo, which will appear on all of your media mentions
  • Auto-subscribe to all your media mentions on EveryBlock and recieve an email whenever someone comments
  • Manually tell us to refresh your feed

Claim this source