By TONIA HILL Staff Writer First Unitarian Church of Chicago, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., is seeking donations for The Ujima Village Shelter, 7320 S. Yale Ave., following a fire that ravaged the facility last month. The shelter, which is one of the few youth shelters located on the South Side in the Englewood neighborhood, opened […]
University of Chicago Lecturer, Ray Lodato, will be the guest speaker at the Hyde Park Older Women’s League (OWL), the Voice of Women 40+, monthly meeting. At the OWL meeting Lodato, who is a Hyde Park resident, lecturer in the Public Policy Studies and Environmental Studies Program at the University of Chicago and principal co- […]
By CHRISTOPHER AMATI Staff Writer Allegations concerning 4th Ward Aldermanic Candidate Ebony Lucas’ work as a real estate attorney have surfaced on the eve of the, Feb. 28, special election. A complaint filed last August by the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) accuses Lucas of improprieties connected with the condominium association of Drexel […]
By CHRISTOPHER AMATI Staff Writer Ald. Sophia King (4th) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were on hand at the dedication of a plaque celebrating the 100th anniversary of the beginning of The Great Migration at the eastern entrance to the 35th Street pedestrian bridge, Saturday, Feb. 25. Highlights of the celebration, which was attended by about […]
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.
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 […]