Block Club Chicago: Norwood Park’s New Blackhawks-Funded Hockey Rink Will Let Players Skate Year-Round

The rink's construction was paid for by the Chicago Blackhawks and NHL in order to increase the accessibility of the sport to children in C

Patch: Gill Park Playlot Opens In Lake View

The new play area includes four slides, six swings, a play house and many other features.

Chicago Tribune: Park District move to Southwest Side is 'what we’ve been fighting for,' Brighton Park community leader says

The Chicago Park District is moving its headquarters from Streeterville to the Southwest Side as part of a $50 million project that include

Block Club Chicago: Park District Headquarters’ Move To Brighton Park Means New Fields, A Spray Pool And More

The Chicago Park District is looking to move from Streeterville to 4800 South Western Ave.

Block Club Chicago: The End of Chicago’s Only ‘Waterfall’ Marks A New Beginning For Life On The River

Don't go chasing waterfalls — Chicago doesn't have one anymore. The 100-year-old four-foot dam is being torn down.

Vacation Idea Magazine: Best Things to Do in Chicago, Illinois: Grant Park

Grant Park is Chicago’s front yard with 319 acres where some of Chicago’s most beloved landmarks are located such as Millennium Park, Shedd

Curbed Chicago: Which Chicago park should get a $20,000 grant?

Vote on three projects for NRPA’s Meet Me at the Park campaign Read the full story here: 

ABC 7 Chicago: Meet Me at the Park

The Chicago park project that receives the most nominations will receive a $20,000 grant for improvements.

Curbed Chicago: Work to begin on Bronzeville’s shimmering Williams Park fieldhouse

A new Chicago Park District fieldhouse is ready to break ground in Bronzeville’s Williams Park. 

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.

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

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

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.

ABC 7 Chicago: Kerry Wood Cubs Field Opens

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

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.

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: