Edgewater's Nordine Mansion has received preliminary landmark status from the city of Chicago.Patrick Pyszka/City of Chicago

Edgewater’s Ken Nordine Mansion Gets Preliminary Landmark Status Over Owner’s Objections

The family of late jazz poet Ken Nordine is seeking to demolish his former mansion, but the city stopped those efforts.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.