30 hours ago

Several people shot at 53rd and Cornell

Several people shot at 53rd and Cornell

    Several people shot at 53rd and Cornell - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer Several people were shot at 5302 S. Cornell Ave. on Friday, June 15, in what the University of Chicago (U. of C.) Department of Safety and Security is calling a "potential targeted shooting." Officers from the U. of C. and Chicago police departments responded to calls of ...
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45 hours ago

Local Make Music Chicago performances planned for Thursday

(Left to right) Kolleen Blum and Mitzi Lebensorger perform ‘Old Fashioned Country” music last Thursday during the First Thursday Music Series in Harper Court, 5235 S. Harper Ct. – Owen M. Lawson III

At the Blackstone Library Auditorium in Kenwood, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., an afternoon of classical, blues, jazz, pop and gospel music will run from 2 p...

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...the University of Chicago Medical Center’s Sky Lobby, located on the seventh floor of 5841 S. Maryland Ave., multi-instrumentalist Ronnie Malley will give a two-hour concert featuring the oud, a lute...

...Marta Nicholas organized Make Music Chicago events at International House at the University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th St., in just a few weeks, soon after hearing about the event. This year, the music...

Performances at the Jackson Park field house, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave., beginning at 11 a.m., include the Northwestern University Music Academy and Hyde Park Suzuki Institute World, the Lyric Opera chorus, Apostolic Youth Musicians and the Music in Urban Schools Chorus.

    Local Make Music Chicago performances planned for Thursday - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer On Thursday, the longest day of the year, music will resound from locations across the Windy City. It's Make Music Chicago, held annually on the summer solstice since 2011, and six sites in Hyde Park-Kenwood will host free and accessible performances throughout the day.
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45 hours ago

Hyde Park Neighborhood Club Board of Directors to host annual meeting Wednesday

This coming Wednesday, June 20, from 7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC), 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., will have an annual Board of Directors meeting and a community discussion about the future of the HPNC.

    Hyde Park Neighborhood Club Board of Directors to host annual meeting Wednesday - hpherald.com
    By JOANA SALIEVSKA Herald Intern This coming Wednesday, June 20, from 7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC), 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., will have an annual Board of Directors meeting and a community discussion about the future of the HPNC. Sarah Diwan, executive director of the HPNC, is planning to discuss ...
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45 hours ago

Mayor, CTA break ground on Garfield Green Line station improvement project

...center for its Arts Block anchored by Theaster Gates projects such as the Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., and the Currency Exchange Cafe, 305 E. Garfield Blvd...

...projects such as the Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., and the Currency Exchange Cafe, 305 E. Garfield Blvd.

    Mayor, CTA break ground on Garfield Green Line station improvement project - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) President Dorval R. Carter, Jr., broke ground on the $50 million Garfield Gateway project in Washington Park today, which will provide for a number of improvements to the Green Line 'L' station and the historic station house on the other side of ...
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2 days ago

Local residents get testy at U. of C. dorm construction meeting

...University avenues. It became heated as condominium association members from the University Center building, 1145–1161 E. 61st St., across the street aired grievances arising from previous U. of C. projects and questioned representatives...

Gasienica responded that the earlier construction of the Renee Granville-Grossman Residential Commons, 6031 S. Ellis Ave., had resulted in damage to their building regardless of U. of C. promises. In turn...

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...who brought up University Center residents’ frequent, unheeded complaints about the fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi, 6105 S. University Ave., behind their building. “It’s difficult for us to trust that the University will have...

    Local residents get testy at U. of C. dorm construction meeting - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer On Tuesday, June 12, representatives from the University of Chicago (U. of C.) and contractor Turner Construction held a public meeting about a new dorm, the Woodlawn Residential and Dining Commons, to be constructed north of 61st Street between Woodlawn and University avenues.
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2 days ago

61st Street Streetscape plan meeting next Tuesday

...next Tuesday, June 19 at 6 p.m. at the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., with Ald. Willie Cochran (20th), who announced that he will run for reelection this week...

...from Prairie to Blackstone avenues. This coming meeting will discuss plans for the blocks between Cottage Grove and Prairie avenues. A brief review of the first meeting in April, during which plans for the...

    61st Street Streetscape plan meeting next Tuesday - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer The next public meeting about the 61st Street Streetscape Master Plan will be next Tuesday, June 19 at 6 p.m. at the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., with Ald. Willie Cochran (20th), who announced that he will run for reelection this week after announcing his retirement ...
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2 days ago

Indivisible Chicago to host forum on police reform and accountability

...community forum Tuesday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., to discuss police reform and police accountability. Kathy Muse of the American Civil Liberties Union...

    Indivisible Chicago to host forum on police reform and accountability - hpherald.com
    By JOANA SALIEVSKA Herald Intern Indivisible Chicago will have a community forum Tuesday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., to discuss police reform and police accountability. Kathy Muse of the American Civil Liberties Union and Aneel Chablani of the Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights will attend ...
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2 days ago

Nine Community Beautification Projects Awarded 2018 Neighborhood Enhancement Grants

Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park– Welcoming Western Entrance Beautification Plan 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave.

6439 S. Peoria St.

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Chicago Public Arts Group (CPAG)– Childhood Is Without Prejudice Mural Restoration 600 W. Cermak Rd.

The Kleo Center– Kleo Barrett Memorial Mural Project, 119 E. Garfield Blvd.

Oakland Cultural Alliance– Oakland Museum and Garden Preservation. 4116 S. Lake Park Ave.

    Nine Community Beautification Projects Awarded 2018 Neighborhood Enhancement Grants - hpherald.com
    By JOANA SALIEVSKA Herald Intern The South East Chicago Commission (SECC), has, announced nine Community Beautification Projects awarded the 2018 Neighborhood Enhancement Grants. The grant selection committee selected the following community organizations for their community beautification project proposals: 41st & Ellis Block Club- Together We Grown Garden Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park- Welcoming Western ...
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2 days ago

Three 2018 Chicago Metro History Fair projects honored at Hyde Park Historical Society

...the 2018 Chicago Metro History Fair, during a presentation at the Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 S. Lake Park Ave., last Sunday. – Marc Monaghan

    Three 2018 Chicago Metro History Fair projects honored at Hyde Park Historical Society - hpherald.com
    By JOANA SALIEVSKA Herald Intern Last Sunday, three 2018 Chicago Metro History Fair projects were honored by the Hyde Park Historical Society (HPHS) as the best student projects on the history of Hyde Park Township. The students presented their projects at the HPHS, 5529 S.
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2 days ago

Columbia College Chicago professor to lead Architecture Studio Camp at the Logan Center this summer

Reginald Wilson, adjunct professor of architecture at Columbia College Chicago will lead an Architecture Studio Camp this summer that will “expose the camper to many aspects of architecture and to design,” at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., for 6th-11thgraders.

There will be architectural field trips and appreciation walks scheduled throughout the three-weeks including a visit to the Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., and the Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio in Oak Park.

    Columbia College Chicago professor to lead Architecture Studio Camp at the Logan Center this summer - hpherald.com
    By JOANA SALIEVSKA Herald Intern Reginald Wilson, adjunct professor of architecture at Columbia College Chicago will lead an Architecture Studio Camp this summer that will "expose the camper to many aspects of architecture and to design," at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., for 6th-11thgraders.
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3 days ago

Hyde Park Transitional Housing Project looking for help

The HPTHP will have its annual meeting, June 18 at the Augustan Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave. There will be a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m.

    Hyde Park Transitional Housing Project looking for help - hpherald.com
    By JOANA SALIEVSKA Herald Intern The Hyde Park Transitional Housing Project (HPTHP) is seeking volunteers and board members. The organization, which is an all-volunteer organization, is looking for volunteers to join the board in the roles of treasurer, secretary, recruiter and members for the Taste of Hyde Park Committee.
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3 days ago

Obama Foundation to present plans at Jackson Park Women’s Garden

At 10 a.m., volunteers will meet at the south bridge to Wooded Island, north of the parking lot at Hayes and Cornell drives, for the Wooded Island Workday, which is held on the fourth Saturday of every month.

    Obama Foundation to present plans at Jackson Park Women's Garden - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer The Jackson Park Advisory Council (JPAC) has planned another It's Your Park Day on June 23, with educational and volunteer activities that will coincide with additional programming around Wooded Island. The Council is also looking for volunteers to help out on this day. At 10:30 a.m.
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