CBS 2 News: Garfield Park Conservatory Provides Escape from Cold

The Garfield Park Conservatory uses a decades old system to create the ideal environment for their greenhouses.

ABC 7 News: Chicago 13-year-old makes U.S. women's wheelchair basketball team

An 8th grader is making Chicago Proud, becoming the youngest member of the 2018 U.S.

Today.com: 'She has the skills': Teen earns spot on U.S. women's wheelchair basketball team

During a championship wheelchair basketball game, the Chicago Skyhawks youth adaptive team was beating the competition by a massive lead.

WGN 9 News: Chicago teen vying for spot on U.S. women’s wheelchair basketball team

On an old court at Chicago Park District's Mann Park, a fresh face is breathing new life into the game of basketball.

ABC 7 Chicago: Registration for Winter Chicago Park District Programs Opens this Week

With winter around the corner, the Chicago Park District is opening registration for its winter park programs this week.

Chicago Sun-Times: Part of lakefront trail re-opens with separate bike/pedestrian lanes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Sunday officially re-opened a section of lakefront path between North and Fullerton avenues that had been closed since May as

ABC 7 Chicago: Ground broken for new athletic facilities for Simeon HS in West Chatham Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and students from Simeon High School were on hand as ground was broken on new athletic facilities in West Chatham Park Monday mo

DNAinfo Chicago: Move Over 606, City Officials Break Ground On 312 RiverRun Trail

On Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the 312 RiverRun: three parks, connected by a single path that stretches for nearly 2 miles on the Chica

Vogue: Chicago Has Beaches, Too: Style and Community on the Shores of the South Side

“There are beaches in Chicago!?” It’s a response I’ve become accustomed to receiving when telling people that I grew up hanging out on the

News Article: The best Chicago parks for every occasion

Chicago is home to more than 600 parks and beaches. No, that's not a typo.

6 Chicago Parks Families and Active Travelers Should Visit

Join locals playing year-round in their city parks.

228,000 Healthier Youth Through Local Parks and Rec

2017 marks the third anniversary of Commit to Health — NRPA's initiative aimed at implementing healthy eating and physical activity standar

DNAinfo Chicago: 'Adult Playground' Makes Chicago Debut In Burnham Park

Thanks to a generous donation by The Coca-Cola Company, residents of Chicago can now visit Burnham Park and enjoy a new fitness station tha

Choose Chicago: Explore the 606

Rising nearly 18 feet above street level, The 606 (which takes its name from the common numerals for all Chicago ZIP codes) officially opened in Ju

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District and Alderman Mitchell Celebrate 225th Chicago Plays! Playground at Rainbow Beach Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael P.

DNAinfo Chicago: Kerry Wood Cubs Field Opens, CPS Ball Players Now Have 'Field of Dreams'

It's been more than 20 years since former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood played high school baseball but he can still remember the first time he stepped o

CBS Sports: LOOK: Kerry Wood, Cubs open state-of-the-art youth ballfield in Chicago

It's located about a mile west of Wrigley Field, and in part it will host public high school games in the city of Chicago.

ABC 7 Chicago: Kerry Wood Cubs Field Opens

Former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood is giving back to the community he used to call home.

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Discovery of Original Paintings From 1893 World Fair

Three Japanese sliding door paintings were originally displayed in the Phoenix Pavilion

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Expansion of Free Wi-Fi at Chicago Beaches

Beaches at 31st Street, 57th Street now offer free Wi-Fi; Seven beaches along Lake Michigan now offer free wireless service to beachgoers

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Celebrate New Playgrounds in Avalon as Part of Chicago Plays! Playground Renovation Program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District Superintendent and CEO Michael P.

DNAinfo Chicago: Park Renamed for Hadiya Pendleton

Park renamed for Hadiya Pendleton formerly known as Buckthorn Park Read the entire article here: