Tag: Chicago

President Obama with the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday. Among them, at right, was Theo Epstein, the team’s president for baseball operations. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times
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President Obama, a White Sox Fan, Welcomes the Cubs to the White House

WASHINGTON — The team that wins the World Series typically visits the White House during the subsequent baseball season. But President Obama wanted none of that tradition. With his presidency down to its final week, and the start of the 2017 season still more than two months away, Mr. Obama […]

The chair President Obama used to sit in to get his hair cut at the Hyde Park Hair Salon. An Obama cut, at $24, remains popular. Credit David Kasnic for The New York Times
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For Many on Chicago’s South Side, Obama’s Farewell Will Be Personal

CHICAGO — If the metal barricades, “Do Not Enter” signs and lurking Secret Service agents were a bother the past eight years in the Hyde Park-Kenwood area — the South Side neighborhood where President Obama still owns a house, but rarely has been home — residents are not complaining. “All […]