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Hyde Park
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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  • Obama's fatherhood stance confounds liberals

    Obama's fatherhood stance confounds liberals
    President Barack Obama had better watch himself. If he keeps talking like he did Friday at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago, he might be mistaken for former Vice President Dan Quayle. In a speech about urban gun violence, Obama targeted truant fathers for...
  • 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...
  • Obama meets with Chicago youths, fathers at White House

    Obama meets with Chicago youths, fathers at White House
    WASHINGTON — Continuing the first family’s outreach to Chicago teens, President Barack Obama today welcomed 14 students and five chaperons from Chicago’s Hyde Park Academy High School to be among his guests at an informal luncheon in the...
  • 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....
  • Literary Saloon: The days of cable cars gone by

    Literary Saloon: The days of cable cars gone by
    Greg Borzo believes, and rightly so, that much of our city's history "hides in plain sight." There is, for instance, the small building in the accompanying photo, Borzo standing near it. Sitting prominently at 5529 S. Lake Park Ave. in Hyde Park,...
  • Obama adviser hits South Side shops

    Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama who grew up in Chicago, visited two South Side stores Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide effort to support small businesses during the holiday shopping season. Jarrett stopped by...
  • A screen's-eye view of Chicago

    Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
  • 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...
  • Richard Stern dies at 84

    Richard Stern dies at 84
    To the literary world, Richard Stern was primarily a novelist, author of "Golk" (1960), "Stitch" (1965), "The Books in Fred Hampton's Apartment" (1973), "Other Men's Daughters" (1973) and "Natural Shocks" (1978) , among others, along with a host of superb...
  • 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...
  • 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...