The Seminary Co-op’s move certainly signals a new era for the bookstore, but even in its new surroundings, the Sem is not so far removed from its intellectual and architectural roots.
by Jack Nuelle •
Inside the United Church of Hyde Park, sloping arabesque pillars frame the altar where Cincinnati chamber folk outfit The Happy Maladies are preparing for soundcheck.
by Lauren Culbertson •
I could feel a great divide at the opening of “The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989.”
by Claire Withycombe •
Visitors at Sunday’s Renaissance Society opening of “Passing Through the Opposite of What It Approaches, Chapter 25” walked right up to the paintings, their noses nearly brushing wood.
by Josh Kovensky •
The Don of Diesel, the Maharaja of Motor, the Shogun of shot brakes. Patrick Lay—owner of Hyde Park’s Foreign car hospital—is a man whose career and devotion to foreign automobiles has spanned over half a century, from the OPEC embargo…
by John Gamino •
Hyde Park residents have long talked about what the community doesn’t have. Debates over the merits of potential chain restaurants or clothing…
by Chicago Weekly Staff •
Walking south along Kenwood Avenue at 54th street with his mother, a young Stephen Treffman noticed that the sky was falling. What began as just another steamy day in June of 1944 had suddenly become a snow globe as peach…
by Bea Malsky •
Last minute preparations for “This House Is Not a Home,” the newest exhibition at the Southside Hub of Production, feel more like plans for an abnormally large dinner party than an art show. I am volunteering this sunny Saturday afternoon…