Hyde Park Herald - Headlines



Ray School to offer vaccinations for any Chicago students and parents on May 22

A converted CTA bus will park in front of Ray School on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, offering COVID-19 vaccines to anyone aged 1… Read more


Pritzker’s energy proposal, sponsored by Buckner, gets 1st legislative hearing

SPRINGFIELD — As Illinois lawmakers continue to push for the passage of an energy overhaul this spring, the Illinois House Energy and Envir… Read more


Rush seeking federal money for Jones Armory renovations, COINTELPRO records release

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-1st) is asking the National Guard Bureau to request funding for major renovations to the Gen. Richard L. Jones Armo… Read more


San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin talks Hyde Park upbringing, says he and Foxx face double standard

SAN FRANCISCO — A quintessential Hyde Park upbringing helped instill San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin's professional values. He… Read more



Kenwood baseball team defeats Washington High School 9-4 at home

The Kenwood Broncos baseball team improved to 4-3 on the season with a 9-4 victory over Washington High School, on Friday, April 29, at New… Read more


Coming out of the Huddle: Southside Wolfpack plan for spring season

It was in December of 2019 when the Chicago Southside Wolfpack 12U (12 and under) team played their last game during the first round of the… Read more


Broncos give up lead in 23-18 loss to Simeon

The Kenwood Broncos fell to 1-2 on the season after suffering a 23-18 loss to the Simeon Wolverines on Saturday afternoon at Gately Stadium… Read more



Helmut Jahn, world-famous architect behind several local buildings, dead at 81

Joe and Rika Mansueto Library architect Helmut Jahn speaks with University of Chicago Library Director and University librarian Judith Nadl… Read more

Nathan Lofton, Hyde Park resident and veteran, dies at 91

Nathan Marion Lofton, 91, formerly of Chicago’s Uptown and Hyde Park neighborhoods and principal at Joan F. Arai Middle School, as well as … Read more


Wardell Lavender, community activist known as 'Mayor of Woodlawn,' dies at 80

Wardell Lavender, a community activist who became known as the “Mayor of Woodlawn,” died of prostate cancer on April 7. He was 80 years old… Read more

Arts & Entertainment


Get your fill of vintage sci-fi and horror at It Came from Beyond Pulp

The covers of Mike Phillips’ basement book stock feature screaming skulls, robot skeletons, murderous snakes, space cavemen, and mad scient… Read more


Mothers and sons march for a mission in Washington Park

Though the weather was chilly and wet, Mother’s Day this past weekend was brightened by the solidarity on display between mothers and sons … Read more


Hear Isaiah Collier and the Chosen Few rehearse each week at the Connect Gallery

On Tuesday evenings, anyone walking through Harper Court will be pulled in by the sounds coming from the Connect Gallery. Upon peeking insi… Read more

Upcoming Events


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Chicago Youth Centers Presents: Over The Edge 2021

Catch your breath, and step up to the edge, for CYC's FIRST ever Over The Edge urban rappelling eve… Read more


Weather Today

Mostly clear


67° 49°

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 40s.

Cloud Coverage:35%
Wind:SE at 9 mph
Chance of Rain:1%
UV Index:8 Very High
Sunrise:05:31:03 AM
Sunset:08:03:03 PM

This Week's Forecast

Mostly clearFri
1%67° 49°
Cloudy nightSat
24%66° 53°
Partly cloudySun
10%69° 54°
35%63° 53°
Partly cloudyTue
19%71° 57°
Scattered showersWed
34%70° 60°
Scattered thunderstormsThu
33%72° 60°