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:
If there’s one thing more iconic to Chicago than deep dish pizza or Wrigley Field, it’s a simple shot of the skyline along the lakefront pa
Block Club Chicago: Meet Bears QB Mitch Trubisky At Free Nike Play Day In Pilsen’s Harrison Park Saturday
Chicago Red Stars forward Alyssa Mautz and Chicago Marathon winner Galen Rupp will greet kids at the event, too.
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
Chicago Tribune: Garfield Park's agave plant is having a growth spurt in the midst of a frigid winter. Here's why.
For around 55 years, the Agave americana plant at Garfield Park Conservatory has been growing slowly upward and outward, conserving its ene
Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly joined 17th Ward Alderman David Moore and members of the Engle
Block Club Chicago: How A Park District Boxing Program Helped A Woman Facing Chronic Illness Bounce Back: ‘You Gotta Fight To Live’
The park district's boxing program has produced a number of Olympians — and it helped save Noelia Cruz's life.