A first look at Native Foods

A first look at Native Foods

By MALACHI VINACCIA I recently decided to check out Hyde Park’s new vegan spot, Native Foods Café. As I entered, I noticed the vibe was very inviting and happy. The first employee I met was very polite and greeted me with a smile as I walked up to the register. While looking around, I noticed(…)

Hyde Park natives bring hip hop home (VIDEO)

Hyde Park natives bring hip hop home (VIDEO)

By JENNET POSEY Returning to where it all started is how the duo of Simeon Viltz and Mulatto Patriot viewed a recent listening party at Hyde Park Records, 1377 E. 53rd Street, for their album “Ray Elementary”. Simeon and Mulatto Patriot or MP both attended Ray Elementary School in Hyde Park along with many of(…)

Sojourn in Sicily Part 6: Syracuse

Sojourn in Sicily Part 6: Syracuse

April 6. There’s nothing like an outdoor market to motivate me to hit the road relatively early, so it’s not too surprising that we set off for Syracuse (Siracusa in Italian) on the southeastern coast of Sicily by 9 a.m. When we arrive at around 10:45 a.m., we head straight for the island of Ortygia (or Ortigia), the oldest section of the city and find parking in a lot near the market, which is on the left-hand side as you go onto the island.