Ald. Sophia King (4th) is forming a community advisory council that will help review the submitted Request For Proposals (RFPs) for the Michael Reese site. The desired background for those interested in joining the committee include a history of active participation in community organizations, a background in economic or commercial development, experience in some aspect […]
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Eugene (Gene) Williams passed away February 6, 2017, after a bout with pneumonia he was 84. Williams known to friends and family as Gendu the Magician was a long time Hyde Park resident with many talents. Williams served in the Korean War. He conducted research for hair care products for the Gillette Company then launched […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Local high school art students in Hyde Park from the University of Chicago (U. of C.) Laboratory High School, 1362 E. 59th St., and Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., showcased their artwork at the fourth annual Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE) Sunday, Feb. 26, at the […]
Hyde Park resident Sherman Paulette died Thursday, Feb. 23. The family will be planning a private memorial.
By Tonia Hill Staff Writer Ifetayo Ali-Landing, 14, of the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute received first place honors this year in the Junior Division of the Laureate Sphinx Competition in Detroit Mich., in February. Music is in Ali-Landing’s genes her grandfather is a violist, her mother and older sister play the violin and her aunt […]
Susanna Rudofsky, former Research Assistant at the University of Chicago and Art Historian at the Art Institute of Chicago, died on February 12, 2017. She is survived by daughter Diana von Rudofsky and son Peter Rudofsky. A Memorial Mass was held at 11a.m. Friday, March 3 at Thomas the Apostle Church, 5472 S. Kimbark Ave.
By M.L. RANTALA Classical Music Critic What: “Eugene Onegin” Where: Lyric Opera, 20 N. Wacker Dr. When: Through Mar. 20 Tickets: Lyricopera.org Lyric Opera of Chicago is closing out its 2016-17 season with a big, bold bang. Its revival of the Robert Carsen production of “Eugene Onegin,” which I saw in the third performance of […]
To the Editor: I’m a democratic election judge for the 4th Ward in the 23rd precinct. I’ve been serving since the mayoral race between Rahm Emanuel and Chuy Garcia. I most recently served during the 4th Ward special election. During the election a gentleman named Tyrone (unfortunately I can’t recall his last name) came into […]
Dear Neighbors, I am thankful that you have given me the opportunity to continue to serve as your Fourth Ward Alderman! It is a privilege and an honor, which I do not take lightly. The 4th Ward is made up of so many wonderful and distinct communities (Grand Boulevard, South Loop, the Gap, Hyde Park, Kenwood, North Kenwood, Oakland, Douglas, Printers Row, […]
With almost 20 years of coaching experience under his belt, head coach Carlos Latimer of the Kenwood Academy High School Broncos wrestling team, has made strides in the areas of academics, toughness and leadership when it comes to building a wrestling program at Kenwood Academy. “My short term goal is to help one or two […]