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Maxwell Evans

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hyde park, woodlawn + south shore for @blockclubchi. kalamazoo's son. this time I'll do it better just because

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If you'd like an essay-formatted version of this thread to read or share, here's a link to it on pluralistic.net, my surveillance-free, ad-free, tracker-free blog:

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Affordable housing developers picked up the Jackson Park Terrace apartments, one of Leon Finney's former properties across from the Obama Center, for $25M.

They've pledged to make $4 million in repairs and maintain affordability until at least 2056. blockclubchicago.org/2022/08/04/300…

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Diwen Fan, 20,“is safe and has been reunited with his family,” UChicago's undergraduate dean said.

Fan had been missing since May 5, when he was last seen leaving his dorm. His family promised $10,000 in June for info that would help find him.
blockclubchicago.org/2022/08/04/uch…

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Very pumped for this year's Back Alley Jazz, which you can learn more about here.

Last year I was put on to artists I still rock with, caught up with neighbors, met someone to hit up if I'm ever in the Vancouver area, soaked up sun... a highlight of 2021. blockclubchicago.org/2022/08/03/bac…

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Rush wrote in a July 19 letter that the Jacksons 'have not only shown remorse but have atoned for them as well.'

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CTA is asking the feds for $2B+ for the Red Line Extension, and wants to create a 'transit TIF' to funnel nearly $1B more into the project.

The project will be “a blessing” if promises of local hiring and equitable development are kept, neighbors said.blockclubchicago.org/2022/08/02/far…

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Bruce Sagan, Hyde Park Herald’s Owner Since 1953, Retires After 7 Decades Of ‘Thoughtful,’ ‘Potent’ Journalism // Please read this thoroughly researched and interesting story via Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago! I'm grateful to have made the accompanying art 📰
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Bruce Sagan, Hyde Park Herald’s Owner Since 1953, Retires After 7 Decades Of ‘Thoughtful,’ ‘Potent’ Journalism // Please read this thoroughly researched and interesting story via @afrodip/@BlockClubCHI! I'm grateful to have made the accompanying art 📰 blockclubchicago.org/2022/07/28/bru…
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Bruce Sagan, 93, just retired from the Hyde Park Herald. He purchased the paper in 1953, kicking off a seven-decade career in hyperlocal news.

Sagan also owned the Harper Theater — the Herald's home from the '60s-'80s — and is an avid patron of the arts. blockclubchicago.org/2022/07/28/bru…

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Board of Education voted 6-0 not to fire the teachers, Stark says now.

'It pains me that so many people' had to spend time defending Stark and Bianchi at today's board meeting, when that could've gone toward advocating for new buildings at Washington HS + Elementary, Stark says.

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The Words of Wonder Literary Fest wants to inspire South Siders to develop their writing skills, their creativity and a love of books.

'Maybe 10 years down the line, there’s a child that comes back ... and now, they’re selling their book at our festival.'blockclubchicago.org/2022/07/27/wor…

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CPS wants to fire Chuck Stark and Lauren Bianchi, saying they broke rules and showed 'poor judgment and bias' related to protests.

The charges are Mayor Lightfoot's 'bogus' payback after Stark and Bianchi campaigned against General Iron, they said. blockclubchicago.org/2022/07/26/2-g…

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Hannah Hayes, 62, was killed this month in a hit-and-run crash a block from her home.

Her partner of 30 years spoke openly about her full life, in which she wrote about and tackled social issues from the Troubles to Reavis Elementary's need for a library. blockclubchicago.org/2022/07/25/han…

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