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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Obama's Chicago neighborhood celebrates with food, song, hope

     Obama's Chicago neighborhood celebrates with food, song, hope
    For many in Chicago's Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, Wednesday was a day to celebrate. There would be another time to worry about the fragile economy, the loss of jobs and the escalating violence in neighborhoods farther south. Many had stayed...
  • Black teens say Obama isn't the answer to Chicago's violence

    Black teens say Obama isn't the answer to Chicago's violence
    President Barack Obama will come to Chicago on Friday and talk about guns, heeding the calls from crime-ridden communities to make the city a priority in his national anti-violence agenda. But young African-American men, those most likely to be hit by...
  • 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...
  • 21-year-old man charged in teen girl's shooting death in North Chicago

     21-year-old man charged in teen girl's shooting death in North Chicago
    Hours after her sister heard President Barack Obama speak against gun violence in Chicago, Janay McFarlane stepped out of a north suburban convenience store and was shot in the head by a 21-year-old gunman, prosecutors said. As they unveiled murder...
  • South Side woman shot and killed hours after sibling attends Obama speech

    Hours after Destini Warren, 14, attended President Barack Obama's speech that focused on gun violence Friday, her family learned of a tragic irony. Destini's sister, Janay McFarlane, 18, was the victim of the very thing the president condemned at Hyde...