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Singles, students, elderly, scholars and families live in the South Side Chicago neighborhood, home ot the University of Chicago and Barack Obama. Read more about Hyde Park, Chicago, IL
Singles, students, elderly, scholars and families live in the South Side Chicago neighborhood, home ot the University of Chicago and Barack Obama. Read more about Hyde Park, Chicago, IL « Show less

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  • Chicago, caught between '50s, '60s

    This column is not about the 49th Chicago International Film Festival. We'll be writing about that Sunday, and then again next week, closer to Thursday's opening night. But here's an interesting fact regarding this year's festival: Not a single...
  • Skee ball league expands to Hyde Park

    Skee ball league expands to Hyde Park
    Chicagoans play in bowling, kickball, baseball, beach volleyball and countless other sport leagues. But skee ball? It's more popular than you think. "For most of the people, the last time they played was when they were 5 years old at Chuck E. Cheese's,"...
  • The landlord from hell

    The landlord from hell
    Christine Wagner's first apartment in the city had a roach problem. There were so many, she said, that by month 10 of her lease, she had filled a plastic baggie with their carcasses. But Wagner's landlord, who managed a Bowmanville apartment building...
  • Emanuel promotes new Whole Foods in Englewood

    Emanuel promotes new Whole Foods in Englewood
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel sought Wednesday to reshape the debate over his efforts to shrink the city's so-called food deserts by announcing plans to open a Whole Foods Market in the impoverished Englewood neighborhood three years from now. The announcement...
  • Prominent city rabbi abruptly steps down

    Prominent city rabbi abruptly steps down
    Without personally saying goodbye, the longtime leader of one of Chicago’s most prominent Reform Jewish synagogues has stepped down, abruptly announcing his retirement in a letter to the congregation that was mailed the day after he quit. Rabbi...
  • After morning soaking, more storms to hit this evening

    After morning soaking, more storms to hit this evening
    As much as 4 inches of rain doused the morning rush hour, flooding ramps and roads, and more storms are expected just in time for trick-or-treaters this evening. Some areas could see another 2 inches of rain, and storms could be strong with large hail...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice cast his influence over Chicago suburbs

    Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice cast his influence over Chicago suburbs
    Chicago loves to call itself the cradle of modern architecture, but what exactly is modern architecture? The steel and glass skyscrapers of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe? The Prairie School houses of Frank Lloyd Wright? Maybe those are the wrong questions....
  • Democratic Sen. Kwame Raoul won't run for Illinois governor

    Democratic Sen. Kwame Raoul won't run for Illinois governor
    State Sen. Kwame Raoul announced Thursday that he won't seek the Democratic governor nomination, a move that leaves Gov. Pat Quinn and former White House chief of staff Bill Daley as the major contenders in the March 2014 primary. The Hyde Park...
  • Body of man pulled from lake on South Side

    Body of man pulled from lake on South Side
    The body of an adult male was pulled from Lake Michigan this afternoon on the South Side in the city's Hyde Park neighborhood. The Chicago Fire Department responded shortly after 4 p.m. to a call of a person in the water on the 5700 block of South...
  • Body found Saturday confirmed as missing man

    Body found Saturday confirmed as missing man
    The body of man pulled from Lake Michigan Staurday off the shore of Hyde Park has been identified of a man whose inflatable raft drifted away from the lakefront last week, authorities said. The body of Anthony Tyson, 54, was found about 4 p.m....
  • John W. Rogers Sr., 1918-2014; Tuskegee airman became lawyer, judge

    John W. Rogers Sr., 1918-2014; Tuskegee airman became lawyer, judge
    John W. Rogers Sr. was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and went on to a successful legal career capped by 21 years as a Cook County Juvenile Court judge. "He was an amazing figure who lived his values more clearly than almost...