Chicago Sun-Times: Rosa Escareno signs a 90-day contract as interim CEO of Chicago Park District, but she’s open to staying longer
Escareno acknowledged a housecleaning and a culture change are needed in the Beaches and Pools Division, and she has carte blanche to do bo
Block Club Chicago: Love Spooky Movies? The Park District’s Outside Horror Movie Series Is Back All October
Halloween movie lovers can watch the films outside while seated near a campfire and enjoying marshmallows.
Block Club Chicago: Dead Tree Near Loyola Beach Gets New Life As 16-Foot Sculpture, And It’s Already A Hit With Neighbors
As part of the Chicago Tree Project, sculptor Plamen Yordanov is using a chainsaw to revitalize the Loyola tree into a stack of geometric s
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