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 […]
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center has selected two new board members, Tony T. Shu and Kelly Richmond Pope. “Both Pope and Shu are highly accomplished in their fields and dedicated to Mercy’s mission,” said Carol Garikes Schneider, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center President and CEO. “We are fortunate they chose to be part of our […]
Editor’s Note: 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 […]
By MEREDITH OGILVIE Staff Writer University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (UCPSM) has partnered with the American Medical Association (AMA) and 31 other medical schools from across the country in an effort to transform medical education to ensure that future physicians are prepared for the 21st century with a grant program called Accelerating Change […]
By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer Acting classes are held every Saturday at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Classes are taught by Jossie Harris Thacker, a dancer and actress who has been featured in shows such as “In Living Color,” “Empire” and “NCIS.” The class titled […]
By MEREDITH OGILVIE Staff Writer Kaufman & Kaufman Smile Design Studio, LLC has joined the Freedom Day USA movement to honor the sacrifices and show their appreciation for members of the armed forces, immediate family members and veterans. To show their support the design studio would like to provide an entire day of free dental […]
By SARAH PAN Herald Intern Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., along with all public libraries in the city will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observation of Independence Day. Blackstone will be open the rest of the week during its normal hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., […]
By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer The Michaels store inside of the City Hyde Park development will open on Friday, June 10. Michaels, 5104 S. Lake Park Ave., joins Marshalls and Whole Foods as major retailers of the development. Whole Foods will open on Wednesday, June 22.
By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer At a community meeting Thursday night, the University of Chicago (U. of C.) talked about upcoming projects for the southern end of its campus. During the 6 p.m. meeting at AKArama Community Service Center, 6220 S. Ingleside Ave., the university presented three projects that will be built on the south […]
By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer After two years in the neighborhood, Comfort Me Boutique, 1508 E. 55th St., will be closing on June 30. The store started as a pop-up shop in Harper Court bought in by the University of Chicago and became a permanent business in Hyde Park when it moved to the Hyde […]
The 61st Street Farmers Market will begin Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., not Saturday, May 7.
Interim Ald. Sophia King (4th) will host her first 4th Ward Constituent Night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, May 2, at the 4th Ward Service Office, 435 E. 35th St. The night is for constituents to meet individually with the alderman and staff. There will be an attorney present to answer legal questions. King will […]