Erik Gleaves of the Chicago Park District talks about the popularity of pickleball with CBS 2’s Jim Williams – as Marie Saavedra, Producer Dan Krae
Chicago Sun-Times: After pushback from Little Village, Lawndale, Park District OKs changes to permit process for big events
Community members united to demand that big music festivals leave Douglass Park, which links Little Village and Lawndale.
Chicago Sun-Times: ‘Pickleball Mania’: Chicago Park District announces plan to create 50 more pickleball courts
The city hopes to catch up to other cities around the country that have invested more in pickleball infrastructure.
Chicago Sun-Times: Durbin announces $1 million in federal funds to restore South Branch of Chicago River
The money is set to go toward habitat rehabilitation and study in addition to creating natural community spaces.
CHICAGO - Some disabled veterans are drawing inspiration from the Winter Olympics and getting a chance to try some of the games’ unusual, i
It wasn’t hard for Meghan O’Boyle, the Chicago Park District’s wellness manager, to find a silver lining to the challenges of going virtual
Chicago Tribune: Review: Fannie Lou Hamer, played in a Chicago park by E. Faye Butler, roars out a timely message
On a cool September night, just as the sun began to set in beautiful Abbott Park on Chicago’s South Side, the utterly unstoppable actress E.
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Planners believe a recently announced state grant is going to make a Southeast Side park a "major attraction" a
Chicago Tribune: Chicago Park District hosts its first homecoming dance for LGBTQ teens, complete with a DJ, voguing and a stately ballroom
Even in an era when LGBTQ teens are increasingly joining the ranks of homecoming royalty, some feel uncomfortable with the highly gendered
ABC 7 Chicago: Youth Boxing Program Teaches Life Skills, Showcases Thousands at Weekly Fights in Chicago
Thousands of kids from 22 gyms are taking the ring at weekly boxing showcases in Chicago, representing their neighborhoods from July to Dec
Anthony Dunbar wasn’t having any of it when his friend and fellow Army veteran Isaac Gilmore got the best of him early on in the archery co
Block Club Chicago: 38-Foot-Tall Agave Plant Begins Death Blossom At Garfield Park Conservatory After More Than 50 Years
The American agave, nicknamed Maya, blooms only once before it dies. And that's happening right now. Read the complete story at: