Hyde Park

LIRR project is on schedule—and always has been

The MTA clears up a letter writer's confusion about Third Track<p>To the editor:<p>We were concerned to read a letter to <i>Crain's</i> headlined, “Delays to …

Roads

Killing an Arab: The Cure try to reclaim their most controversial single

Can a song about murdering an Algerian ever be benign?<p>“It should be a great gig – but they won’t play “Killing an Arab”” – this was the last text …

Opinion (UK)

Love Island's Ellie Brown emerges from Charlie Brake's multi-million pound London home amid rumours they've already MOVED IN together

Ellie Brown and Charlie Brake fell head over heels for each other in the Love Island villa.<p>And now they're in the outside world, things are moving …

Love Island

Try brunch with a DIY mimosa bar, check out a Hyde Park block party

Whether you’re looking to sit down to brunch and create your own mimosa, explore one of Chicago’s neighborhoods with a drink in hand, or learn about the Mexican community in Chicago throughout history, there’s something for everyone this weekend.<p>1) After six years of no brunch service, RM Champagne …

Civil Rights

Love Island EXCLUSIVE: Adam Collard and Zara McDermott hit back at Rosie Williams' claims they 'won't last'

View Gallery10 photos<p>1 / 10<p>Instagram: @charliebrake1<p>Here's a glimpse of the outside of Charlie's home, which is located in Hyde Park. These …

Love Island

Love Island's Ellie Brown forced to deny she's pregnant after multi-millionaire boyfriend Charlie says she's 'having his babies'

LOVE Island’s Ellie Brown has been forced to deny she’s pregnant after her boyfriend Charlie Brake said she was “having his babies”.<p>The loved-up …

Celebrity (UK)

Streets in the sky … the Sheffield high-rises that were home sweet home

Bill Stephenson had been trying to photograph the residents of one of Sheffield’s most notorious housing estates for some time when he realised he was going about things all wrong. No one trusted him, this outsider with a southern accent and a fancy camera, parachuting in from the city’s leafy …

Art

Microsoft Launches Skype 8.0 With New Video and Chat Features

Plus, Fastly raises $40 million in a series F round and Chicago-based startup Chowly has raised a total of $5.8 million.<p>1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Fastly, a cloud computing services provider that speeds up web requests, has raised $40 million in a series …

Startups

The greatest London albums of all time

London, The Big Smoke, and the proud home to copious musical legends and masterpieces. A variety of genres, from punk rock to gritty grime, we’ve …

Music

Birra Moretti launches 'Time for What Matters' campaign

Heineken owned brand Birra Moretti has launched its biggest brand awareness campaign in three years, championing the sociable nature of life between …

Drinking

Jeff Goldblum goes topless and Mark Wallinger goes into orbit – the week in art

Exhibition of the week<p><b>Mark Wallinger</b><br>The isolation of the human form in space is the focus of Wallinger’s metaphysical wit in this focused exhibition.<br>• Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, from 21 July until 7 October.<p>Also showing<p><b>Jacob’s Ladder</b><br>Artists including Katie Paterson and Cornelia Parker explore the …

Art

‘Turn Up: Millennial Praise & Worship Music Workshop’ | Gary

Trinity United Church of Christ, Gary, located at 1276 W. 20th Ave., will host Chicago-based artist, activist, and pastor J.Kwest on Saturday, July …

Mentoring

When did it last rain in London and when will the heatwave end?

It’s been a glorious summer here in the UK, with hot weather showing no signs of stopping.<p>With the country looking completely different from space, …

Weather

Tribes on top! Galway football is riding the crest of a wave across the board

LAST WEEKEND WAS one to remember for the Gaelic footballers of Galway.<p>Source: James Crombie/INPHO<p>Of course, there was that massive win for the senior …

Galway

London weather: Parks and lawns turn yellow in scorching heatwave but rivers and canals go green

The heatwave baking London has ravaged Parliament Square Gardens and left canals with a vast green crust of weeds that risks suffocating …

UK News

'Kerry owe Fitzmaurice a big performance' - Tomás Ó Sé gives his predictions ahead of massive Super 8s weekend

Eamonn Fitzmaurice's side are facing elimination from the championship on Sunday as they travel to Clones for their second group game, having been …

Ireland

Tyrone trim their pitch for Dublin clash

TYRONE have come up with a novel idea to try and stem the Dublin attack - by narrowing the width of the pitch at Healy Park.<p>The Red Hands are …

Sport (N. Ireland)

When is Prince George's fifth birthday, where is he celebrating and how are royal birthdays marked?

PRINCE George is growing up fast.<p>With the eldest Cambridge child and future king about to turn five, we thought we'd let you know all the details …

Celebrity (UK)

Nine Songs: Joe Jonas

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Music

‘So polarized and so toxic’: Groups clash over gender self-identification

<b>In a patch of sunlight outside a hotel in the English seaside town of Brighton around 60 protesters hold placards, wave rainbow flags, and shout</b> …

Transgender

Brendan Crossan: Runaway trains, Super 8s, Championship tiers will not raise overall standards

IN this age of anodyne interviews, Kevin McStay’s post-match musings last weekend had that rare quality of substance.<p>McStay’s Roscommon side had just …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Bolling: Young challengers brimming with energy, ideas

For quite some time, our new generation of community leaders have been criticized for their lack of participation in the political process. They have …

Civil Rights

The dramatic effect of the UK heatwave

<b>This summer's heatwave has had a dramatic impact on the UK's landscape, turning previously lush parks and playing fields yellow.</b><p>The effect is revealed in NASA satellite images, which show a green scene in the top image in May this year to a scorched yellow-brown colour by mid-July:<p>The waterfall at …

North London

Giant Jeff Goldblum statue appears in London

<b>(CNN) —</b> Twenty-five years ago, "Jurassic Park" brought velociraptors to a new generation -- and broke a few box office records in the meantime.<p>It also had the unlikely benefit of turning Jeff Goldblum, who played Dr. Ian Malcolm in the film, into a sex symbol.<p>Now, to commemorate both of those …

Jurassic Park

Barack Obama Is Beloved in Chicago. But Activists Are Divided Over His Future Presidential Center

Kyana Butler has mixed feelings about the Obama Presidential Center. The sprawling campus that will serve as a monument to the 44th President’s …

Barack Obama

12 things to do in Chicago this weekend

<i>We curate a Chicago weekend itinerary of the city’s best concerts, culture and cuisine, every week, just for you.</i><p>Friday<p><b>Pitchfork Music Festival at</b> …

Music Festivals

Paul Simon says farewell with a daring and inventive show that left some restless

At times his Hyde Park gig felt like a brilliant show that had been booked in entirely the wrong place<p>Early in 1987, a middle-aged woman approached me on the record counter of the Slough branch of Boots. ‘What do you have by Ladysmith Black Mambazo?’ she demanded. Nothing. Boots in Slough wasn’t …

Paul Simon

Jessica Gomes Turns 28

Jessica Gomes Turns 28<p>1 of 30<p>Advertisement<p>***********<p>It's been a huge year for <b>Jessica Gomes.</b> Among her many accomplishments, the Australian model …

Nina Agdal

Seabourn Ovation: A New Luxury Ship Doubles As An Art Gallery

Launched this spring, the <i>Seabourn Ovation</i> promises guests fine culinary experiences by celebrated chef Thomas Keller and dynamic musical numbers based on the works of Sir Tim Rice. Passengers on the small luxury ship will delight as well in designer Adam Tihany’s elegant high design concepts.<p>Guests …

Art Galleries

Candlepin bowling in Boston: 11 alleys for the region’s curious game - Curbed Boston

All things urban recreation, from reinventing the sidewalk to innovations in children's playground design.<p>Candlepin bowling—that cousin to tenpin bowling, with lighter balls and slenderer pins—was first played in Worcester in the 1880s. No surprise, then, that it’s become a staple of New England …

Boston