It was the moment Chicago’s birding community has been waiting for. The piping plovers are back at Montrose Beach Dune.
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.
Mayor Lightfoot Orders the Immediate Closure of The City's Lakefront, Adjacent Parks, 606 and Riverwalk to the Public
Despite Stay at Home order, an excessive number of people gathering along the lakefront and in neighborhoods necessitates further action to
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:
Chicago Tribune: Chicago gets its own cherry blossom season: 160 trees planted in Jackson Park will finally be ready for viewing this year
The scene is familiar: billowing clouds of pink and white cherry blossoms hovering above gently rippling waters, with stately neoclassical
In the late 1800s, the fountain court was the "meeting place for people from the neighborhood and from all over the city," a local leader s
The Metal Construction Association (MCA) acknowledged the IBEW Local 134 Headquarters/Union Hall and the Eleanor Boathouse, both located in Chicago
This week, the historic Scheelea Palm tree, a staple in the Garfield Park Conservatory since 1926, is being removed.
After decades spent inching up to the top of the Palm House’s haystack roof and finally outgrowing its 65-foot-tall home, the sun is settin