It will include native plants and shrubbery to provide a rest stop for migrating birds and improved stormwater filtration and will offer a
WTTW: Community Science Project ‘Parks for Pollinators’ Runs Through September. Here’s How to Join the Bioblitz
The Chicago Park District is joining a national community science project designed to raise awareness of all the bees, butterflies, beetles
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.
Built as one of two ore walls for the U.S. Steel South Works mill, it’s now a climbing spot run by the Chicago Park District.
WLS Radio takes a look at the wonderful parks in Chicago with Dayna Calderon, Program and Events Coordinator for the Chicago Park District,
Beth Wolf, founder and director of Midsommer Flight, talks about their return to Chicago parks this summer with "A Midsummer Night's Dream," a cele
Hyde Park Herald: Nancy Rubins, Renowned Sculptor, Installs New Piece at the Point with Help From City
Framed against the sky with the lake in the distance, a new sculpture just north of Promontory Point appears to explode into a vortex of me
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.
Harrison Park is the latest spot to host street soccer pitches as part of a citywide program from Mettle Sports' Chicago Street Soccer Tour.
A new environmental center, designed by Valerio Dewalt Train, offers an ideal gateway to this reclaimed landscape
Chicago Sun-Times: South Shore Nature Sanctuary, a ‘way to feel connected to the Earth ... in the city,’ turns 20
South Shore Nature Sanctuary is “a special way to feel connected to the Earth right here in the city.”
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.