With plenty of planning, school-community cooperation and monitoring of protocols, St. Thomas the Apostle School saw a smooth resumption of in-person learning over the fall and is beginning the spring semester in high spirits.
Representatives of Feeding Frontliners delivered meals to hospital workers at the University of Chicago Hospitals on Monday, Jan. 18. Feeding Frontliners was put together by Hyde Park residents and Hyde Park organizations with the goal of feeding frontline workers in the neighborhood and aro…
As Rebecca Brown read "Owl Moon," to the rapt attention of her preschoolers at Bret Harte Elementary in East Hyde Park, another class burned off steam in the school's gymnasium, pitter-pattering back and forth under the eye of teaching assistant Karina Gonzalez.
- One semester in, a 'surprisingly validating' return to school at St. Thomas the Apostle
- Polsky Center launches 'deep tech' accelerator
- At Bret Harte, eager preschoolers and watchful teachers, staff
- With vaccine trials, U. of C. researchers focused on minority outreach
- A magical mystery tour for pandemic times
- Friends and faculty remember Yiran Fan at candlelight vigil
- MLK events in Hyde Park: Art Center, DuSable, U. of C.
- B.1.1.7 strain found in city; Pritzker balks at reopening indoor dining before all-clear metrics
Advisories are evolving with the coronavirus outbreak, and the weather is getting chillier, but Hyde Parkers are continuing to find ways to exercise, both indoors and outdoors.
In spite of new regulations that would allow them to take part in sports during COVID-19, the students on the Kenwood girls cross-country team elected not to compete during the fall season.
The Kenwood Broncos won’t play any football games this fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but some sports will be played.
Arts & Entertainment
Technical wizardry matches the magician's artistry in “The Journey,” illusionist and mentalist Scott Silven's 55-minute trip into the landscape of his rural Scottish homeland and our minds, wh…
Institutions in Hyde Park are planning virtual events to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year.
What do you get when you cross Second City-style sketch comedy with Black activist theater, then subject it to the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Opinion & Letters
I am a long-time resident of the city of Chicago. I was born in 1946 in Provident Hospital and lived most of my life on the South Side of Chicago. I have a doctorate in U.S. History with empha…
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