Articles By Maxwell Evans

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57th Street’s June Art Fair Canceled Due To Coronavirus

"The medically prudent decision is to cancel our 73rd annual 2020 event," organizers said on Facebook.

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South Suburban Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Site Is Coming, State Officials Say

More than 900 people have tested positive for coronavirus in nine South Side neighborhoods alone. "This crisis is similar to Katrina," Ald. Sophia King said.

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South Side Groups Are Giving Out Weekly ‘Relief Bags’ With Fun Activities For Kids

The bags of books, activities and craft supplies "give parents and kids a little something to smile about, because there’s so much they can’t control," Burst Into Books founder Jurema Gorham said.

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With Students Home, Mount Carmel Faculty Making 3D-Printed Masks For Senior Homes

Mount Carmel faculty have donated 40 protective masks after hearing "horror stories" about the lack of protective gear from senior home workers.

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Bronzeville Save A Lot Is Permanently Closed

The store closed March 13 after a review that considered "a number of factors, including financial performance as well as strategic alignment with long-term plans," a spokesperson said.

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Hyde Park Tenants Say Mac Properties Is ‘Stonewalling’ Renters Who Need Relief, Stage Rent Strike

Mac is "not a mom-and-pop landlord" and can afford to forgive rent while still paying its employees, one community organizer said.

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UChicago Students Want A Tuition Cut Amid Coronavirus Remote Learning, But University Says No

About 300 students have committed to a tuition strike if the university doesn't negotiate in good faith by April 29, according to organizers with UChicago for Fair Tuition.

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Star Chef To Auction Off In-Home Dinner To Benefit Virtue Employees, Hyde Park First Responders

Chef Jenner Tomaska, formerly of Next Restaurant in Fulton Market, is auctioning an dinner for eight to 10 guests on his Instagram page.