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Nando’s Peri-Peri to donate first 67 minutes of July 18 proceeds to celebrate Mandela Day

Nando’s Peri-Peri, 1447 E. 53rd St., will celebrate [Nelson] Mandela Day on July 18 by donating the first 67 minutes of proceeds from its 42 U.S. locations to two organizations that fight hunger and homelessness.

    Nando's Peri-Peri to donate first 67 minutes of July 18 proceeds to celebrate Mandela Day - hpherald.com
    By JOANA SALIEVSKA Herald Intern Nando's Peri-Peri, 1447 E. 53rd St., will celebrate [Nelson] Mandela Day on July 18 by donating the first 67 minutes of proceeds from its 42 U.S. locations to two organizations that fight hunger and homelessness. As former President Barack Obama celebrates the legacy of Nelson Mandela in South Africa, Nando's ...
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FOUND DOG

Was seen running across Cornell Dr., found without a collar at Japanese Garden, south of the Museum of Science & Industry, then taken to Uptown.

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Armed robberies near U of C campus in Hyde Park spark alert

The first robbery happened just after 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 5400-block of Ridgewood Court. The victim was a university faculty member. Neighbors who know him say the robbers took his computer and phone.The second occurred at about 10:30 p.m. Friday in the 5300-block of South Cornell Avenue.

The first robbery happened just after 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 5400-block of Ridgewood Court. The victim was a university faculty member. Neighbors who know him say the robbers took his computer and phone.The second occurred at about 10:30 p.m. Friday in the 5300-block of South Cornell Avenue.

    Armed robberies near U of C campus in Hyde Park spark alert
    Two armed robberies just blocks away near the University of Chicago's Hyde Park campus has sparked a community alert. The first robbery happened just after 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 5400-block of Ridgewood Court. The victim was a university faculty member. Neighbors who know him say the robbers took his computer and phone.
    http://abc7chicago.com

  • jaye els Returned to Hyde Park Kenwood

    Thanks HParker1960 - would you be interested in doing an anti crime demo in front of this building? I'm up for street demos, tired of the TV wanna be rent a mobs always getting the demo coverage.

  • There are a couple more on Cornell as well as Harper. And if course spread throughout and surrounding Hyde Park. You also have issues around 50th and Cornell.

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Loud Group 2:30 AM 53rd and Everette

There was a very loud group of people shouting at each other last night Wednesday July 11th at 2:30 AM outside of the Cove, then moved on to 55th and Everett. This crowd shouted and fought with each other for at least 20 minutes. I called the University of Chicago police, then forwarded me on to the Chicago police. Did anyone else get awoken last night.

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SOPHY hotel announces new restaurant

A rendering of the Mesler restaurant that will be located inside the SOPHY Hyde Park hotel, 1411 E. 53rd St., which is expected to open in the fall of 2018.

    SOPHY hotel announces new restaurant - hpherald.com
    By PRIYANKA SHRIJAY Herald Intern Hyde Park's Sophy Hotel, 1411 E. 53rd St., opening this fall, has released details for its new restaurant, "Mesler". In a statement the hotel said the name of the restaurant, which means "to mix and mingle," was chosen to reflect Hyde Park's racial and cultural diversity.
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The Silver Room Prepares To Host 15th Annual Block Party

...into old friends]; they feel safe and cool and nobody is tripping.” The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd, is an eclectic shop showcasing art, jewelry, attire as well as serving as a gathering...

    The Silver Room Prepares To Host 15th Annual Block Party
    As temperatures heat up around Chicago, so do the festivals throughout town. From the Chosen Few Music Fest to Summer Dance, Chicago hands-down has free (or cheap) fun and entertainment on the summer schedule. And one of the biggest festivals on the South Side is coming up-The Silver Room Block Party on July 21 from noon-10 p.m.
    http://chicagodefender.com

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    MISC BRICK REPLACEMENT AT TOP OF NORTH & SOUTH WALLS

    5310 S. Harper Ave. Issued July 6, 2018 Comment
  • Permit issued for new construction

    PERMIT EXPIRES ON 09/09/2018 Erection Starts: 7/21/2018, Erection Ends: 7/21/2018. PLATFORMS- 1 DAY EVENT 7/21/18 ERECT TWO (2) 20'X24'X32" PLATFORMS, ONE (1) 16'X16'X32" PLATFORMS. SETUP 7/21/18- REMOVE 7/21/18 ASSEMBLY

    1506 E. 53rd St. Issued July 9, 2018 Comment

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3 armed robberies occurred over weekend

At 9:35 p.m. on Friday, two suspects approached a U. of C. faculty member walking near 5400 S. Ridgewood Court. One offender displayed a handgun and stole the victim’s bookbag. The offenders then fled southbound on Ridgeway Court to a gray four-door sedan.

...hour later at 10:33 p.m., two suspects approached a victim walking southbound at 5346 S. Cornell Ave. One offender demanded the victim’s property. When the victim did not comply, the second...

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On Saturday at 8:20 p.m., a female suspect hit an individual walking at 1108 E. 54th St. with a handgun before stealing the victim’s purse. The suspect was described as a...

    3 armed robberies occurred over weekend - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer The University of Chicago (U. of C.) Department of Safety and Security said the circumstances surrounding two Friday night armed robberies suggest a "possible pattern," and a victim was pistol whipped Saturday night in another robbery. At 9:35 p.m. on Friday, two suspects approached a U.
    https://hpherald.com

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Jul 06

ATN – July

Hyde Park Farmers Market, 5300 S. Harper Ct., is open Thursdays through Oct. 25, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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...7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are for people with drinking problems or AA...

The Art Institute is located at 111 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 499-4111 or log on to www.aric.edu.

At Benton House, 3052 S. Gratten Ave., find out about public benefits such as supplemental nutrition assistance and citizenship application help. Food...

The Boulevard of Chicago at 3456 W. Franklin Blvd. provides medical respite care and housing services for homeless adults discharged from area hospitals. Call (773) 533-6013 or log on to www.blvd.org.

The Bronzeville Alliance and community partners held a spring volunteer day on June 23, during which they worked on the Bronze-ville Neighborhood Farm. The alliance is located at 4158 S. Calumet Ave. Call (708) 522-8275.

...will host the Light One Candle fundraising gala on Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Geraghty, 2520 S. Hoyne Ave., with a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. For tickets...

...dinner at 7 p.m. For tickets, go to brightstarcommunityoutreach.com. The church is at 4518 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. hosts adult fitness, early childhood, and youth programs. Log on to http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Chicago-Womens-Park-and-Gardens.   

...will be held Sunday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wentworth Avenue at Cermak Road. Sponsored by the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce, the fair features the Lion Dance procession as...

...gift shops, Chinese arts and crafts exhibits, street vendors, and a children’s area at 24th Place and Wentworth. Log on to www.chicagochinatown.org or call (312) 326-5320...

De La Salle is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 842-7355 or log on to www.dls.org.

...and tobacco-free family friendly festival, runs Thursday through Sunday, July 26 through 29, at 1400 W. Cermak Rd. Hours are Thursday 5 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to...

City Market at Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St., is open Thursdays through Oct. 25, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fulton Market Expo, 800 W. Fulton Market, is open Saturdays through Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Green City Market, 115 S. Sangamon St., is open Saturdays through Oct. 27, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

McKinley Park Farmers Market, 3700 S. Archer Ave., is open Saturdays through Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Plant Chicago Farmers Market, 1400 W. 46th St., is open the Saturdays of July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 1, and Oct. 6, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Printers Row City Market, 700 S. Dearborn St., is open Saturdays through Oct. 27, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

South Loop Farmers Market, 1936 S. Michigan Ave. is open Thursdays through Sept. 27, 4 to 8 p.m.

Sunday City Market Bridgeport, 1000 W 35th St., is open Sundays, July 8 through Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

First Defense Legal Aid, 5100 W. Harrison St., provides representation to people in custody, informs people of their rights, and organizes volunteers to help.

First Trinity Chicago Lutheran Church Community Center welcomes donations of clothing, shoes, and hygiene items. Volunteers accept donations on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 643 W. 31st St. Call (312) 842-7390.

The comedy Support Group for Men will be performed at the Goodman Theatre through Sunday, July 29. Call (312) 443-3800. The Goodman is located at 170 N. Dearborn St.

Greater West Town Partnership, 500 N. Sacramento Blvd., offers job placement and training programs in wood products manufacturing and shipping and receiving. Call (312) 563-9570.

The International Music Foundation will present Rush Hour Concerts every Tuesday through Aug. 28 at St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St. Performances start at 5:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.imfchicago.org or call (312) 670-6888.

...along with its Chicago Mayoral Forum, on Thursday, July 19, at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, 2247 W. Chicago Ave. Local Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-4th) will receive one of the awards. For information, log...

The next meeting of the Little Italy Chicago Neighborhood Association will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington St. For more information or to join a committee email chicagolittleitaly@gmail.com or log on to licna.org.

Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., will offer backstage tours at 10 a.m. and noon on the Fridays of July 20 and 27 and Aug. 3 and 10. Tickets are $15. Call (312) 825-5600 or email groupsales@lyricopera.org.

The park is at 37th Street and Archer Avenue.

The National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St., (312) 738-1503, is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m...

...benefit dinner celebrating Chicago immigrants’ contributions and lives on Wednesday, July 25, at Café Brauer, 2021 N. Stockton Dr. The evening starts with cocktails and a silent auction at 6 p.m. Dinner and...

Overeaters Anonymous meets every Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Call (773) 523-3917.

Public Narrative, 600 S. Michigan

The Randolph Street Market Festival at 1341 W. Randolph St. is home to the Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago, and the...

...4:30 p.m., at the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, third floor, suite 316, 710 S. Paulina St. Tai Chi, a great way to improve concentration, balance, and range of motion, costs $30...

...2 to 3:30 p.m., in the Tower Resource Center, fourth floor, suite 04547, 1620 W. Harrison St. To reserve your spot or for more information, call (888) 352-RUSH (7874...

Saint Ignatius is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to www.ignatius.org.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2108 W. 21st St., (773) 847-6458, offers family counseling including pre-marriage classes and marriage counseling. The soup kitchen welcomes gifts of cups, paper products, plates, silverware, napkins, paper towels, and toilet paper. Call (773) 847-6458.

Register for coed youth or teen boxing classes at Sheridan Park, 910 S. Aberdeen St. Ages 8-12: 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday. Ages 13 to 17: 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th St., will offer the free Emma Foster Health Fair on Saturday, July 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy health screenings, demonstrations, healthy living tips, and activities for children. Call (312) 225-5300.

Alderman Patrick D. Thompson of the 11th Ward had the City install new stop signs at 31st Street and Shields Avenue to increase community safety. To contact Thompson’s office, call (773) 254-6677.

Through Sunday, July 29, the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago Ave hosts the exhibition Pushing the Limits, selections from the UIMA permanent collection featuring works by artists who attempted to transcend the limitations of their chosen medium.

Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St., will host the Pitchfork Music Festival Friday through Sunday, July 20 through 22. Tame Impala, Fleet Foxes, and Lauryn Hill are among the headliners. Single day tickets cost $75; a three-day advance ticket is $175. Log on to www.pitchforkmusicfestival.com.

...hours, the area has video surveillance and a seating area. The station is located at 943 W. Maxwell St., and parking is available...

The West Central Association will host a networking event, Wednesday, July 11, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Morgan’s on Fulton, 950 W. Fulton St. Log on to www.wcachicago.org.

    Gazette Chicago " ATN - July
    July 6, 2018 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are for people with drinking problems or AA members only, and not for family members.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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Scenes from the 4th on 53rd Parade

Members of the Kenwood Academy High School Marching Broncos walk south on the 5400 block of South Lake Park Avenue during the 4th on 53rd Parade, Wednesday, July 4.

    Scenes from the 4th on 53rd Parade - hpherald.com
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Jul 04

Police Blotter – June 25 to July 1

On June 25 at 10:45 p.m., three suspects riding what Chicago Police confirmed to be Divvy bicycles confronted an individual entering an apartment building’s vestibule at 5400 S. Harper Ave. The suspects demanded and took cash from the victim before fleeing. Chicago Police are investigating.

On June 30 at 9:55 p.m., a suspect shoplifted at CVS Pharmacy, 1228 E. 53rd St. A UCPD officer detained the suspect, but the merchant declined prosecution. The case was referred to the Chicago Police.

On Sunday, July 1 at 3:15 a.m., a victim exited a motor vehicle with the motor running and doors unlocked at 5492 S. Cornell Ave., and two unknown suspects entered the vehicle and drove off. Chicago Police are investigating.

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Police received a delayed report on Tuesday, June 26 that an individual sitting in a parked car at 1055 E. 55th St. was counting $4,900 in cash at 5 p.m. on June 13 when an unknown suspect armed with a handgun opened the door, took the money and walked off.

On Friday, June 29 at 12:15 p.m., a suspect attempting to shoplift from the University of Chicago Bookstore, 970 E. 58th St., was arrested by UCPD officers and charged with felony theft.

    Police Blotter - June 25 to July 1 - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer The University of Chicago Police listed the following incidents as having occurred between June 25 and July 1. On Monday, June 25 at 12:27 a.m., police responded to a burglary at a retail establishment on the 6100 South block of Blackstone Avenue, where the front window had been smashed and ...
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Join us tomorrow at the 27th annual 4th on 53...

Join us tomorrow at the 27th annual 4th on 53rd Parade! If you would like to march with us, meet us behind the Hyde Park Bank (1525 E. 53rd Street) between 10 and 10:30 a.m. T-shirts will be provided. #4thwardstrong

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    Join us tomorrow at the 27th annual 4th on 53rd Parade! If you would like to march with us, meet us behind the Hyde Park Bank (1525 E. 53rd Street) between 10 and 10:30 a.m. T-shirts will be...
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Updated Jul 02

A10 restaurant announces closing

A10 1462 E. 53rd St. -Owen Lawson III

    A10 restaurant announces closing - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer The A10 restaurant, 1462 E. 53rd St., known for its cocktails and small plates, announced its closing Saturday in a Facebook post. "Another business expressed strong interest in developing a new dining concept for the space, and we decided it was the right time to transition and focus on other ...
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