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.
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Trayvon Martin, visited the DuSable Museum of African American History,740 E. 56th Pl., Friday evening, Feb. 17, to discuss their new book, “Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin.” Mary Mitchell, Chicago Sun-Times Columnist, led the conversation about the book, […]
By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce has selected Jonathan Swain, the owner of Kimbark Beverage Shoppe, 1214 E. 53rd St., as its new president. Swain has been a member of the chamber for six years and has been on the board for four years. He will be replacing former president, […]
By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer The Chicago Hyde Park Village (CHPV) is hosting a special fundraiser concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the First Unitarian Church of Hyde Park, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave. The concert will feature father and son duo, Ken and Brad Kolodner, who are well known for their Old-Time rooted […]