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Hyde Park Kenwood Community Conference

Hyde Park Kenwood Community Conference

Hyde Park Garden Fair Canceled Again This Year — So Support Your Local Plant Shop, Organizer Says

The fair was canceled for a second year. Organizers are planning a larger fall sale with cool-weather vegetables and fall perennials.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Hyde Parkers Kick Off Effort To Care For Neighbors With Dementia And Their Support Systems

After securing a national dementia-friendly designation last fall, Hyde Park residents discussed how accessibility options and empathy can improve the quality of life for neighbors with memory loss.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Cook County’s Pilot Program Aims To Boost Metra Electric, Rock Island Ridership By Slashing Fares In Half

Fares have been cut by about 50 percent along the Metra Electric line through Southeast Chicago and Metra's Rock Island line, while Pace's Halsted Street route is receiving service improvements.

Downtown

More Public Data Can Help Hold Police Accountable, Experts Say — But More Must Be Done To Create Systemic Change

Data portals can better publicize Chicago Police Department's responses to misconduct, but the data doesn't keep abusive officers off the street.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

State Legislators Discuss Police Reform, Businesses’ Response To Looting At Hyde Park/Kenwood Forum

Two lawmakers now are calling for an emergency legislative session to address police reform and the rebuilding of communities following a week of unrest.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore