Public intellectual, author and Georgetown University sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson argues for the proposition that the political establishment has failed America, during a debate produced by Intelligence Squared and the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics in Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., Thursday, February 23.
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A special election for 4th Ward Alderman will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 28, due to the resignation of former Ald. Will Burns last February. In the interim, Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed Ald. Sophia King (4th) to serve the ward, which includes parts of the Hyde Park, Kenwood, Bronzeville and South Loop neighborhoods. Candidates running […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The Newberry Consort will celebrate the life of Queen Christina of Sweden Sunday, March 5, at the Logan Center, 915 E. 60th Street. The show will include a series of concerts that will feature music written for Queen Christina by composers that she knew including Lully, Carissimi, Corelli and Cesti. […]
By CHRISTOPHER AMATI Staff Writer Tony and Pannarai Southern, the new owners of Windy’s Deli, 1013 E.53rd St., are facing hard times after only two months in business due to trouble with the Illinois State Lottery. The previous owner, who moved back to his native Thailand, sold Windy’s Deli, which has been well known in […]
Protestors from the Chicago chapters of the Indivisible Institute march in front of U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush’s (D-1) office, 11750 S. Western Ave., Thursday, Feb. 23. Tonia Hill By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Indivisible Chicago – South Side a Hyde Park-based chapter of the Indivisible national movement joined Indivisible Illinois 1st and Indivisible South […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The death of a former biological sciences researcher at the University of Chicago (U. of C.) caused a false alarm for city officials this week. NBC 5 reported yesterday that there was suspicion that the former researcher died from the Ebola virus. Dr. Eric Bertolino, 51, was found dead in […]
By CHRISTOPHER AMATI Staff Writer All five candidates running for 4th Ward Alderman in the special election, Feb. 28, were in attendance at the Bronzeville candidates’ forum hosted by moderated by former 20th Ward Alderman and radio personality Cliff Kelley. During the forum, which took place at Kennicott Fieldhouse, 4434 S. Lake Parke Ave. on […]
Kindergarten students made grids using 100 various sweets Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 22, during a 100 Days celebration at Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School, 5235 S. Cornell Ave. Family and friends were invited to the event to celebrate the students’ achievement of learning about the numbers between one and one hundred. Spencer Bibbs By TONIA HILL […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The University of Chicago (U. of C.) will celebrate the life and legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks with events throughout the spring in honor of her 100th birthday. Events included in the celebration will feature scholars, writers, and musicians from April 6-8 at the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. […]
For inspiration in the wake of Valentine’s Day, consider two Montgomery Place residents who say they’ve managed to keep the romance of their marriage alive by opting for a music-enriched life. Renée and David Lubell moved to Hyde Park in 1979, when David was named chief of cardiology at Mount Sinai Hospital. For 30 years, […]
In an effort to provide Hyde Park businesses with the opportunity to hear and discuss general and specific business concerns at the state level, the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce is holding a coffee with elected State Officials Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-13), State Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie (D-25) and State Rep. Christian Mitchell (D-26). The State […]
The NBC show Chicago Fire filmed part of an upcoming episode in Hyde Park, Feb. 22. The crew set up on Dorchester Avenue between 53rd and 55th streets.