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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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  • Rabbi struggles with gambling addiction, loss of pulpit

     Rabbi struggles with gambling addiction, loss of pulpit
    Rabbi Michael Sternfield had just started pushing buttons at an Indiana casino on a June day in 2011 when he watched the icons flash across the screen: ace, king, queen, jack and 10, all of the same suit. Bells rang, lights flashed and casino staff...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • Review: 'Public Enemy' by Bill Ayers

    Review: 'Public Enemy' by Bill Ayers
    Back when retired professor Bill Ayers hosted potluck seminars with his partner Bernardine Dohrn at their Hyde Park home, some University of Illinois at Chicago graduate students might have seen their mentor as simply a pleasant, aging lefty with a love...
  • Court Theatre announces 2013-14 season

    Court Theatre, the longstanding Equity company in residence at the University of Chicago in Hyde Park, will stage the Chicago premiere of Katori Hall's Broadway play about Martin Luther King, Jr.,  "The Mountaintop," as part of its 2013-14 season, along...
  • Calculations on the edge of sanity in this eye-opening 'Proof'

     Calculations on the edge of sanity in this eye-opening 'Proof'
    You may well think you have seen David Auburn's "Proof," the story of a single, 25-year-old Hyde Park woman grieving for the mathematically brilliant father who has left her bereft. The Broadway national tour came through Chicago. There was a very solid...
  • Goodman Theatre adds artistic associate

    Goodman Theatre adds artistic associate
    The rising stage director Henry Wishcamper has become a member of the Goodman's artistic collective. These artistic associates are closely involved with the life of Chicago's biggest non-profit theater. Wishcamper has moved to Chicago to take up the gig;...
  • Simeon All Access | Looking for answers after death of 17-year-old

    Simeon All Access | Looking for answers after death of 17-year-old
    For all of Simeon's victories on the basketball court, the program's most famous story is one of loss. The 1984 shooting death of Ben Wilson, a Simeon forward then considered by many to be the best high school basketball player in the country, resonated...