The Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference will host a community forum with candidates for alderman in the 4th Ward’s special election. Candidates will be questioned on issues that have been submitted by local nonprofit organizations. The 4th Ward forum will be held Saturday, February 4, at Kenwood Academy, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. (enter from the […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., will celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., during “King Day 2017: Reaching Back, Moving Forward” on Monday, Jan. 16. The celebration will include a full day of exciting educational activities for all. “Reaching Back, Moving […]
By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer As part of The Promontory’s DJ DuJour series, two well-known faces of the Hyde Park community will be special guest DJs during happy hour. Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th) will be lending her DJ talents this upcoming Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Executive Director of the […]
All Chicago Public Library locations, including the Harold Washington Library Center and the Woodson and Sulzer Regional Libraries, will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday. For more information, please call the Library’s Press Office at (312) 747-4050.
By Tonia Hill Staff Writer The Chicago Park District Board voted on Wednesday, Jan. 11, to take the first steps to make the South Shore Golf Complex a possibility. The fact that this decision was made only two days after the park’s first community meeting concerns many residents and park preservation advocates. According to reports, […]
By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer The Hyde Park Historical Society (HPHS) will honor several Hyde Park residents and institutions for their work during its annual awards dinner on Saturday, Feb. 25. Nicholas Rudall, the founding artistic director of Court Theatre and professor emeritus of classics at the University of Chicago, will receive the Cornell Award, […]
The McCormick Theological Seminary, 5460 S. University Ave. is seeking feedback from the public about the seminary ahead of its evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. McCormick is one of 12 schools related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.) and is an accredited member of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the U.S. and Canada […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The Chicago Park District Board voted on Wednesday, Jan. 11, to take the first steps to make the South Shore Golf Complex a possibility. According to reports, the Chicago Park District Board unanimously agreed on an initial contract of just over $1 million to start research and engineering […]