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Notice prompts protest at MAC

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer Tensions boiled over last week over relocating tenants from the Sutherland Apartments. About 40 people from the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization picketed in front of new owner MAC Property Management’s 53rd Street office on Aug. … Continue reading

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New day at Neighborhood Club

The Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., is narrowing its focus and rewriting its mission in an effort to remake its image and build its bank. Already known for its many popular children’s programs, like the Tot Lot, … Continue reading

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New school’s policies confuse

By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer Dionne Terry, the parent of three children who dropped out of the Chicago Public School system, was excited when she heard the news about Little Black Pearl and Prologue Alternative School’s plans to open … Continue reading

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Norman Bolden returns to campaign trail

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer Room 43 owner Norman Bolden announced on Tuesday he will run for alderman of the 4th Ward next year. “I am a connector — I can effectively bring people together,” Bolden said in an interview … Continue reading

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Humanities back in HP

The Chicago Humanties Festival is returning this fall and will once again begin with a one-day event highlight this year’s theme in Hyde Park. On Sunday, Oct. 24, the festival will present its Hyde Park Day, showcasing 12 programs across … Continue reading

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Suzuki Institute holding auditions

The Hyde Park Suzuki Institute College Bound Conservatory is holding auditions for pianists, violinists, violists and cellists for its 2010-2011 season. Audition applications are due by Sept. 17 and auditions will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sept. … Continue reading

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Local pols work to get out vote

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer Democratic candidates for elected office tried to fire up South Side residents on Aug. 10 with dour predictions of what a Republican controlled Illinois government would look like. “There’s something shady with Brady,” said Governor … Continue reading

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