From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.
For the third straight year, business leaders were encouraging consumers to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. And the White House sent one of its best-known voices to Chicago on Small Business Saturday to show how shopping small can give the country a big boost.
Chicago police have put out a community alert about an alleged sex attack on a teenage girl yesterday in the Hyde Park neighborhood.
One of President Barack Obama’s favorite restaurants in Hyde Park is offering free breakfast today, to celebrate the president’s victory Tuesday night.
A Metra Electric District train Tuesday struck and killed a trespasser near its 53rd Street station in Hyde Park.
University of Chicago students who have outgrown the frat party scene have been complaining about the dearth of nightlife in Hyde Park for decades. But they will soon have one more option besides taking a seat at the long bar at Jimmy’s Woodlawn Tap.
Mr. Obama’s presence brings street closures, strict enforcement of parking bans in the neighborhood. And it brings tourists with their cameras and iPhones, CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
Are you thinking about spending a glorious summer day browsing through original artwork in the unique atmosphere of an art festival? The following special events in Chicago would be wonderful options to explore.
The Metra Electric and South Shore lines were shut down for over an hour in the Hyde Park neighborhood Saturday morning for a suspicious suitcase that turned out to be empty.
Police have issued a community alert about a rash of robberies on the city’s South Side.
A white teacher at the predominantly African-American Murray Language Academy in the Hyde Park neighborhood has filed a federal lawsuit, after he was suspended for five days for using the N-word in class.
Four people were displaced during a fire early Saturday in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side.
President Barack Obama was back in Chicago on Wednesday for a trio of fundraisers for his re-election bid and a surprise visit to his campaign headquarters.
The bankruptcy of Michael’s Fresh Market has drawn concerns about the store that stepped in to fill a vacancy in the South Kenwood neighborhood, after the Hyde Park Co-Op had left the site vacant for years.
Work is well underway to convert the old Hyde Park Theater building into a fancy art-house cinema.
Not everyone is thrilled about the sweeping redevelopment project that will bring a new hotel and university office building to Hyde Park.
Police are looking for a man accused of curbing his SUV and asking a 13-year-old girl if she wanted a ride to school Wednesday morning in the South Side Hyde Park neighborhood.
A suspicious package halted the busy Metra Electric Line in the Hyde Park neighborhood late Friday morning.
Police are warning neighbors of a rash of robberies in the Hyde Park neighborhood and around the University of Chicago campus.
Academy Award winner and Chicago native Jennifer Hudson opened a new weight loss center in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Tuesday.