Each spring, park patrons may see dandelions growing in their neighborhood parks throughout Chicago, signifying a healthy, chemical-free park. The Chicago Park District for a fourth year is partnering with Safer Pest Control Project to offer park visitors a safer and healthier park by limiting the use of pesticides throughout the district.
Live Nation Entertainment today announces extensive improvements and expansions to Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island for its 2013 summer entertainment season. These changes will enhance the concert experience for patrons and artists alike while expanding the range of talent the facility can accommodate. With these improvements, Charter One Pavilion will become an even more exciting recreational destination for Chicago’s lakefront in 2013.
Tumbling in the Parks! More than 300 girls recently competed in the north region girls tumbling meet at Warren Park. Check out some of the highlights captured.
The Chicago Park District hosts a variety of Holiday Happenings throughout the month of December. We've selected a few highlights from events. Enjoy!
This winter season enjoy Northerly Island, 1521 S. Linn White Dr., by snowtrekking with snowshoes and/or cross country skies during select dates this winter from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weather permitting.
By John Byrne, Chicago Tribune reporter
The Chicago Park District unveiled a $410 million budget proposal Monday that holds the line on new property taxes and fees for park programs while increasing the number of spots in some sports leagues and reducing the cost for out-of-towners to dock boats along the lakefront.
From kid-friendly events like pumpkin patches and Halloween parties, to drive-in spooky movies and our popular 13 Terrors, there is something for everyone in the parks.
One overwhelming early morning, Flint Creek Wildlife treated 129 birds that had been gingerly collected off the sidewalks of downtown Chicago. It was fall migration season, and songbirds of all species were at it again, flying south for the winter and – many of them – along the way bumping into the city’s famously picturesque skyline.