Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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It’s Spider Season, Chicago: As Weather Cools, Spiders Get Their Feast On (Which Is Actually A Good Thing)

No, spiders aren't going to colonize your house — though it may seem that way at the moment.

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Bibliophile Closes In Hyde Park Just 1 Year After Opening, But Owner Says It Could Reopen With ‘New Team’

A recent divorce, leg injuries and a "downturn" in the food service industry led to the boozy bakery's closure, owner Michael Scott Carter said.

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Barriers Going Up At Beaches, Along Lakefront To Battle Erosion From High Lake Levels

Drivers could run into lane closures on Lake Shore Drive at night and in the early morning as barriers are installed.

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You Can Try Dragon Boat Racing For Free In Jackson Park This Weekend

"The club provides all the equipment: the life vests, the paddles, the boat. All you have to do is bring yourself."

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Chicago’s Election Board Wants Your Email So It Can Give You Updates On Voting

The Board of Election Commissioners is sending out voter cards to more than 1.5 million people across Chicago.

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CTA Now Giving Away ‘Baby On Board’ Buttons To Help Pregnant Riders

The CTA will mail pregnant people a "baby on board" button so other travelers can give up their seat to the wearers.

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With Obama Center On Horizon, Rent Hikes Already Hitting Woodlawn Residents: ‘They Want To Stay Here’

The Obama Center's visibility provides a unique chance to draw attention to the issues behind gentrification in Chicago. "We want the library to be here, but we also don't want to be displaced," one neighbor said.

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Need A Job? Here’s An Employment Fair Happening Friday On The West Side

Over 20 companies and organizations will be looking to hire at tomorrow's employment fair.