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.

March 3 at Doc Films: “Holiday”

March 3 at Doc Films: “Holiday”

When George Cukor’s 1938 film “Holiday” hit theaters in the midst of the Great Depression it did rather poorly — and it’s easy to see why. By BRIAN BELAK.

Photos by Mingus (Part 2)

Photos by Mingus (Part 2)

Scenes from classic Hyde Park eateries and a doll-making workshop at Blackstone Library. By MINGUS HOFFMAN-ZOLLER.