Exhibit. “Animal Inside Out.” Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, 773-684-1414, msichicago.org, $12 adults and seniors, $8 children ages 3-11 and $6 MSI members. An exhibit on the bodies of animals. Runs through Sept. 2. http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/exhibits/animal-inside-out/
Meditation. Twenty Minutes Still. 8-8:20 a.m., every weekday of the academic year, Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Led by qualified meditation teachers.
Tower Tour and Carillon Recital. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., $3, free with university ID. Climb up the 271 steps of the Rockefeller Tower to see the view from the top and see and hear the carillon played from the carillon cabin high in the tower. Meet at the Rockefeller front desk at 11:30(…)
61st Street Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., every Saturday, 61st Street between Blackstone and Dorchester Avenues, 773-241-6044, experimentalstation.org. Link and Senior Farmer’s Market Coupons accepted. Link purchases matched up to $25 every market day. Runs outdoors through Nov. 3 and indoors through Dec. 15.
Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to Chicago Board of Education President David Vitale and the rest of the members of the board. It did not reach the Herald in time to publish in our print edition ahead of the Wednesday, May 22, vote which will determine whether Canter Middle School, 4959 S. Blackstone(…)
By LINDSAY WELBERS Staff Writer The 53rd Street TIF Advisory Board subcommittee on planning and development meeting moved from Kenwood Academy’s little theater into the large auditorium to accommodate the crowd at Tuesday’s discussion of the proposed high rise development at the McMobil site. Roughly 150 Hyde Parkers discussed changes to the planned development, now(…)
As of this weekend, the Red Line reconstruction project begins, which means Red Line service ends for at least five months. Residents from across the South Side who use the Red Line to get around will be shuttled to the Garfield Green Line stop. In the oft-understated parlance of the CTA: Expect delays. We have(…)
The debate over the planned high-rise development across from Nichols Park, called Vue53 by the developers and McMobil by everyone in the neighborhood, is shaking out to a few key points. We are enjoying watching that process unfold in the pages of our paper. As arguments are made both for and against the project, we(…)