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.

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.

ABC 7 Chicago: Kerry Wood Cubs Field Opens

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

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Discovery of Original Paintings From 1893 World Fair

Three Japanese sliding door paintings were originally displayed in the Phoenix Pavilion

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:

Mayor Emanuel, City Officials Celebrate Opening Of La Villita Park In Little Village

Skate park, playground, soccer fields, basketball courts and turf fields now open to the public

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Celebrate Opening of Maggie Daley Park

Skating ribbon, play garden, climbing features are now open to the public

Choose Chicago: Indian Boundary Park Meets England

This small park, now part of the Chicago Park District, is a site on the National Register of Historic Places as it was a territorial bound

Big Marsh Eco-Park Video

Learn about the plan for the new Big Marsh Eco-Park coming to 11601 S. Stony Island Ave, on the city’s southeast side.

Chicago Beaches Named One of the Six Best Beaches in American by GQ Magazine

There's plenty of beautiful shoreline across this country, but only a few beaches go above and beyond in blending surf and sand.

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The Chicago Park District oversees the Garfield Park and Lincoln Park conservatories, two tropical paradises within the city that house tho

Park District Receives "Exceptional Workplace" Award from Illinois Parks and Recreation Association

Organization Lauded for Commitment to Overall Health of Employees

Park District Continues to Limit Use of Pesticides in Parks

Each spring, park patrons may see dandelions growing in their neighborhood parks throughout Chicago, signifying a healthy, chemical-free park.&nbsp

The City in a Garden Explores Park History

The book City in a Garden traces Chicago’s 175-year stewardship of its public parks, from Daniel Burnham’s “Plan of Chicago” to Millennium

The Atlantic Cities: This Bird Migrated Into a Skyscraper

One overwhelming early morning, Flint Creek Wildlife treated 129 birds that had been gingerly collected off the sidewalks of downtown Chica

Go Green: 10 Of The World's Best Botanic Gardens

Garfield Park Conservatory is ranked among 10 of the World's Best Botanic Gardens.