KAM Isaiah Israel will be able to add stained glass repairs to its list of renovations after tentatively receiving a $250,000 grant from the city’s Adopt-A-Landmark program.
Kenwood football played a total of five games last March and April, and the band didn't play them on at any of them. This fall, however, with the full return to in-person learning, the band has returned in full force and sound, albeit with protective films covering their instrument bells.
After the pandemic only let commuters see, but not ride, the Holiday Train and Bus last year, the pair are returning to full service in 2021, with local runs regardless of weather at the beginning and end of the holiday season.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious diseases expert, is encouraging everyone who has been vaccinated to get boosters and everyone who is eligible and unvaccinated to get their shots as COVID-19 case rates rise.
Jeff Bezos donated $100 million to the Obama Foundation, the nonprofit announced Monday morning.
Thanksgiving 2021, by and large, will look dramatically different than last year's holiday, thanks to widely available vaccines — but not quite the same as 2019's. Young children are not yet able to be fully vaccinated, and immunocompromised people may not share in the vaccine's benefits.
After a pandemic-affected season last year, the Kenwood Academy cheerleaders encouraged the Broncos to their football championship win on Saturday. But cheerleading is a sport in and of itself, and their own competitions begin soon.
Football team will play in Prep Bowl on Friday
In the weeks following Shaoxiong “Dennis” Zheng’s death during an armed robbery, police and the University of Chicago have announced new security measures in Hyde Park, while students, residents and activists have held rallies across the school’s campus, with many splitting over the issue of…
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In partnership with a Chicago nonprofit, St. Paul & the Redeemer Episcopal Church, 4945 S. Dorchester Ave., has installed an electric vehicle charging station in their parking lot, the first public one in Hyde Park-Kenwood.
The University of Chicago held a memorial on Thursday afternoon for Shaoxiong “Dennis” Zheng, the recent graduate who was killed during an armed robbery earlier this month.
Scott Scherquist, the new principal at North Kenwood's Ariel Community Academy, has big plans for teaching and learning at the elementary school.
Over the first two weeks of November, diplomats, scientists, activists, businesspeople and other representatives from nearly every country in the world gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, for COP26, the United Nations climate change conference.
Seniors at Montgomery Place, 5550 S. Shore Drive, played local high school students in a chess tournament on Sunday, Nov. 14.
From a 21st-century vantage point, it seems the standard that urban renewal planners relied on for the clearance area near Lake Avenue and 55th Street was not urban, but based on the midcentury suburbs that drew city dwellers away from communities like Hyde Park. During this period, planners…
Principal talks effect of pandemic on students, staff
"What we're seeing in the 2nd District is not uncommon to, honestly, what we're seeing across the country."
Offender in Tuesday morning stabbing homicide released without charging
Case rates spike on mid-South Side as colder weather kicks in
Circuit court, City Colleges partnering in Veteran Restorative Justice Project
During World War II, many Chicagoans set up small personal memorials to lost loved ones. Almost all have vanished, but two survive in Hyde Park.
King, Hairston support more short-term police presence
Beginning next spring, the core art education programs at the Hyde Park Art Center (HPAC) will become tuition-free, thanks in part to $13.8 million fundraised since 2018 in a capital campaign.
So your children are off school Friday, and you’re scrambling to figure out the meaning of Chicago’s inaugural “Vaccination Awareness Day.” Here are eight things to know.
7th homicide in Hyde Park-Kenwood this year
Multiple men fired gunshots on the 1500 block of E. 53rd Street near Harper Avenue around noon on Tuesday. No injuries were reported. Several local businesses and parked vehicles were damaged.
6th murder this year in Hyde Park-Kenwood begins bloody day
Assistance still currently available through courts, Department of Human Services
Five- to 11-year-olds can get and are getting vaccinated against COVID-19, changing the game once again in the course of the worst pandemic in more than a century.
Enrollment fraud is relatively common at sought-after schools across Chicago, including in Hyde Park.
At approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, a vehicle was heading westbound on E. 53rd St. when it was struck by a northbound vehicle on S. Lake Park Ave. People in both vehicles exited without assistance and no-one involved in the accident was taken to the hospital.
The Jackson Park Advisory Council (JPAC) will elect officers during its Nov. 8 annual meeting, which convenes at 7 p.m. at the Jackson Park Fieldhouse, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave.
This year, the Chicago Park District is marking 20 years of its Community Stewardship program, in which local residents can volunteer in neighborhood parks: Among their duties are picking up trash, keeping track of wildlife and greeting and guiding members of the public.
The Hyde Park Youth Symphony’s virtual fall gala honoring Chicago cellist and composer Tomeka Reid will take place this Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m.
Professor Eve Ewing speaks on behalf of faculty, the Rev. Julian DeShazier for community
Two suspects entered an apartment at 1020 E. 54th St. on the night of Thursday, Oct. 24, witnesses told the University of Chicago Police Department, after which a verbal altercation preceded a gunshot.
The Bedford limestone layered along Promontory Point is easy to build with and carve into.
'What I am is a person who has built his whole career on listening and understanding the stories that people have to tell'
The Hyde Park Community Players will put on a pair of Halloween performances this Friday and Saturday, returning to live in-person theater inside University Church, 5655 South University Avenue.
City workers repair the sidewalk in front of Bonne Sante Health Foods, 1512 E. 53rd St., on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 27.
After receiving $31,000 for 153 keyboards so her Kenwood Academy students could continue lessons during the school's remote-learning period last February, music teacher Bethany Pickens received a $125,000 donation from a second anonymous donor this summer that allowed her to buy a whole new …
Waves break over rip-rap along the Morgan Shoal section (47th to 51st streets) of Chicago's lakeshore, Monday, Oct. 25. The rip-rap was put in place earlier this year by the United States Army Corps of Engineers as part of a $1.5 million emergency repair project. The Chicago Park District cl…
'If those crowds turn up and there are only half a dozen houses doing Halloween, they're in trouble.'
The University of Chicago, meanwhile, contact-traced cluster of cases traced to an off-campus social gathering of professional school students
Two men were shot on the 1500 block of East 54th Street early Sunday morning, Chicago police said.
An excerpt from the South Side Weekly's annual issue
Majority leaves door open for narrower tax language