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:

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 Park District June 2019 eNewsletter

We're celebrating our 85th Anniversary with Birthday Parties at the Movies, auditioning teens for TIP/Yas Fest!, and kicking of summer at c

Curbed Chicago: Cherry blossom trees in Jackson Park could finally bloom this week

The cold and snowy spring has kept the buds closed

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

USA Swimming: Chicago Park District Set for Continued Success in the Pool

The 4,155 swimmers on the Chicago Park District Swim Team roster make it a true super team.

ReJournals: Metal Construction Association honors two Chicago projects

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) acknowledged the IBEW Local 134 Headquarters/Union Hall and the Eleanor Boathouse, both located in Chicago

Block Club Chicago: Wicker Park’s Gurgoyle Fountain Is Getting A $67,000 Restoration

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

Curbed Chicago: 12 secret parks and gardens in Chicago

Early on Chicago adopted the phrase “urbs in horto,” as its motto which is Latin for city in a garden.

Steppenwolf Theater: We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915

Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Afri