By ANDREW HOLZMAN My grandmother and I were coming back from our weekly walk together to the grocery store, having scoured the free samples and bought some of the cookies I liked, when she had her first bad fall. It happened more quickly than I could watch it, and ten-year-old me was terrified. Does this […]
Monthly Archives: July 2013
To the Editor: Sunday, July 21 between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., my family and I decided to walk through “Celebrate Hyde Park” before shopping in Kimbark Plaza. They were visiting from California. When we returned, my vehicle had been towed from the lot along with four others. The July 17 advertisement in the Herald, […]
By LINDSAY WELBERS Staff Writer Where theres smoke, theres fire. The NBC television drama Chicago Fire is filming a portion of its season premiere in Hyde Park this week, blocking off streets and setting very controlled fires in two apartment buildings. The drama follows the story of firefighters and paramedics in Chicago. The 1300 block […]
A weekend of celebration in Chicago is set for ten-time Grammy Award-winning artist and former Hyde Parker Chaka Khan. The city is honoring her with a street named in her honor and the declaration of Chaka Khan Day.
Lincoln Park boutique Comfort Me is establishing a temporary location in Hyde Park, joining Harper Theater, 5238 S. Harper Ave., and Kilwins Chocolate, 5226 S. Harper Ave., in inaugurating the space near the new Harper Court development. The retailer’s lease runs through January, and Vice President Alyssa Thomas says Comfort Me is looking to move […]
By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer The Hales Franciscan High School Board of Trustees voted to allow female students to enroll in the school starting the 2013-2014 school year. Hales, 4930 S. Cottage Grove Ave., is known as one of three historically Black Catholic high schools in the nation. It is also known as a […]