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The latest news and hot topics impacting our local south side communities.

Hyde Park Used Book Sale
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

Preparations for the Hyde Park Used Book Sale are in full swing, and donations of books are being accepted until early October. Bring them to Treasure Island and put them in the watermelon box on the lower level


SECC Sponsors Summer PlayStreets 2013
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: Summer PlayStreets 2013 continues on Wednesday, August 28th at Mandrake Park - 900 E. Pershing Ave from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Free food, schools supplies and fitness classes thanks to our sponsors.


HPKCC Picnic at the Point
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 2-4pm, join HPKCC Board members for a potluck picnic at the Point. Look for signs on-site showing the exact location. Drinks will be provided, and there will also be information about HPKCC and whistles for sale by the WhistleStop/Safety Committee.


SECC Begins Search for a New Program Manager
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

JOB POSTING: As part of its strategic growth plan, SECC seeks a full time, fully qualified and creative Program Manager to achieve its ambitious goals.


The Comedy of Errors Plays in Washington Park
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: Building on the success of last summer’s inaugural Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, the expanded 2013 program will bring William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, FREE FOR ALL, to Washington Park on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 4:00 pm.


4th Ward Health and Housing Fair 2013
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: 4th Ward Health & Housing Fair 2013 on Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 10 am to 3 pm at Martin Luther King Jr. High School (4445 S. Drexel Blvd). Admission is FREE.


City Hyde Park: 9 Notes About New Vision and Taxes
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

City Hyde Park is the Antheus Capital venture project featuring 182 new rental apartment units anchored by 120,000 square feet of retail space including Whole Foods grocery store at 51st Street and Lake Park Avenue. The City Council approved City Hyde Park’s request to become its own TIF district, allowing it to receive $11 million in tax incremental funding.


WPC Begins Executive Director Transition
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

On Friday, August 2, 2013 The Board of Directors for the Washington Park Consortium (WPC) announced a transition in leadership as the organization begins a search for a new Executive Director.


AKArama Free Health Fair
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: The AKArama Foundation Annual Community Health Fair is Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The health fair will be held at 6220 S. Ingleside in Chicago and includes dental screenings, chiropractic spinal screens, free hair cuts, adult health wellness and more.


Chaka Khan Has Her Way In Hyde Park
Jul 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: On Saturday, July 27 at 2pm, Blackstone Avenue between 50th and 51st streets will be named Chaka Khan Way. On Sunday, July 28, Khan will be honored in a ceremony proclaiming that day “Chaka Khan Day.”