By SAMANTHA SMYLIE Staff writer Trader Joe’s Hyde Park location will start hiring for nearly 70 jobs this month with a 10-day hiring event starting on Monday, Sept. 16, according to a new blog post by U. of C. Between Sept. 16 and Wednesday, Sept. 25, applicants should come to the store at 1526 E. […]
By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports writer The Kenwood Broncos football team defeated Urban Prep Bronzeville High School 42 to 0, improving their record to 2-1 on the season. “I’m very satisfied with the goose egg we put (up) on the scoreboard,” said Sinque Turner, head coach of the Broncos. “But (there are) some things we still […]
MPAC to authorities: Don’t let changes to park result in delisting from National Register of Historic Places
By AARON GETTINGER Staff writer The Midway Plaisance Advisory Council voted to ask federal authorities and the city that any changes to the park not endanger its listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The text of the letter, which will be sent to the National Park Service, Federal Highway Administration, Advisory Council on […]
HERALD STAFF REPORT Centers for New Horizons, a nonprofit organization based in Bronzeville and Riverdale, will host a fundraiser to provide emergency resources for families impacted by gun violence. “Comedy for Cause” will take place Thursday, Sept. 19, between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. The funds […]
BY SAMANTHA SMYLIE Staff writer The restaurant and bar Bibliophile which opened last October amid much fanfare has closed. The book-centric bar and restaurant, 1644 E. 53rd St., had offered patrons the opportunity to purchase books from its shelf-lined walls to accompany their food and drink orders, which included cocktails named after classic works of […]
Construction equipment replaced cars on East 53rd Street on Wednesday from Stony Island Avenue to Cornell Avenue while workers completely resurfaced the street.
By SAMANTHA SMYLIE Staff writer Fifteen properties owned by disgraced Rev. Leon Finney Jr. will be up for sale at an auction in the Loop next month. Millennium Properties Real Estate will host the auction at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, at Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC, 2 N. LaSalle St., Suite 1300. Many of […]
The city’s beaches officially closed Labor Day, but summer-like temperatures drew Hyde Park residents to 57th Street Beach, even if no lifeguards were on duty.
Ald. King tells CAPS meeting attendees that 4th Ward community advisory committees will be created soon
By AARON GETTINGER Staff writer Ald. Sophia King (4th) said the framework for neighborhood-based community advisory committees has been set and that the panels are about to be rolled out ward-wide at a Tuesday Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy meeting for Kenwood. King said the committees, which she announced at a ward meeting earlier this […]
By AARON GETTINGER Staff writer After debuting with the 2018 “Ground Floor” biennial of emerging artists, Ashley Freeby, returns to the Hyde Park Art Center (HPAC) with a new solo show exploring family, one of the themes that define her work. “A lot of the women in my family were quilt-makers, and my dad was […]