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 […]