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Kenwood

Kenwood
Nestled between 43rd and 51st Streets from Lake Shore Drive to Cottage Grove Avenue, Kenwood is known for its collection of mansions from the 19th and 20th Century and boasts some of the most architecturally significant and historical homes in Chicago. Read more about the Kenwood area of Chicago.
Nestled between 43rd and 51st Streets from Lake Shore Drive to Cottage Grove Avenue, Kenwood is known for its collection of mansions from the 19th and 20th Century and boasts some of the most architecturally significant and historical homes in Chicago. Read more about the Kenwood area of Chicago. « Show less

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  • Hyde Park Jazz Fest schedule announced

     Hyde Park Jazz Fest schedule announced
    Flutist Nicole Mitchell, singer Dee Alexander with saxophonist Oliver Lake, pianist Craig Taborn and the Kenwood Academy Jazz Band will headline the eighth annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival, running Sept. 27-28 in several locations. Following is the...
  • West Chicago police reports: Stolen drugs, fireworks, and more

    West Chicago police reports: Stolen drugs, fireworks, and more
    The following items were taken from West Chicago police reports: Someone reportedly left a gas station with a magazine without paying in the 100 block of W. North Avenue on June 22. An unlocked vehicle was reportedly entered but nothing was taken in...
  • West Chicago police reports: Dead rose in the mail, fight between siblings, and more

    West Chicago police reports: Dead rose in the mail, fight between siblings, and more
    The following items were taken from West Chicago police reports: Two unknown males reportedly keyed a vehicle in the 100 block of W. Roosevelt Road on June 1. Someone reportedly spray painted graffiti on the rear wall and door of a church in the 100...
  • Mayor talks gun control at kick-off for 'Hadiya's Promise'

    Mayor talks gun control at kick-off for 'Hadiya's Promise'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called for a multifaceted response to gun violence in Chicago as part of the kick-off of a new organization run by the parents of a young girl whose shooting became a national symbol for the city's struggle with violent crime....
  • Voices of Kenwood: Taking the stage

    Voices of Kenwood: Taking the stage
    Since February, the young musicians at Kenwood Academy High School have been staring down obstacles that would unnerve many of their peers. For starters, the Kenwood Academy Jazz Band — as its name suggests — has been burrowing into music of...
  • Kenwood jazz band's emotional performance at Symphony Center

    Kenwood jazz band's emotional performance at Symphony Center
    Fourth in an occasional series The Kenwood Academy Jazz Band gathers on the stage of Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, a gilded, 110-year-old edifice many of these young musicians never have set foot in before. Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Sonny...
  • Audiologist drawn to the field because of grandfathers' hearing loss

    By Marcella Kreiter As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders. She spotted an introductory course on...
  • Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15

    Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15
    Second in an occasional series Until a week and a half ago, gun violence on the streets of Chicago had not directly touched the jazz band at Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. But on the afternoon of May 18, Kenwood guitarist...
  • McCarthy undergoes procedure for blockage of arteries

    McCarthy undergoes procedure for blockage of arteries
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy was “cracking jokes” not long after undergoing a medical procedure to unblock his arteries Thursday at a downtown hospital, his second-in command said, but the department disclosed scant details...
  • 1 dead, 5 hurt in shootings on West, South sides

    1 dead, 5 hurt in shootings on West, South sides
    A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, and overnight shootings on the South and West sides left five others injured, authorities said. Police called to the area about 1:30 p.m. after a report of an...
  • No bail for suspect in slaying of Gold Coast business owner

    No bail for suspect in slaying of Gold Coast business owner
    A “distinctive” neck tattoo led police to the man charged with killing a Gold Coast business owner, prosecutors said today as a judge ordered the alleged killer held without bail. Tyneil Washington, 29, has the name “Pam”...