WBBM Radio: Piping Plovers raised in captivity released into the wild for the first time in Illinois
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Chicago Park District said for the first time in the state of Illinois, piping plovers raised in captivity
NWI.com: ALERT TOP STORY EDITOR'S PICK Ford Calumet Environmental Center tells story of Region's history
CHICAGO — A former slag dump on the Southeast Side was once slated to be the city's next landfill but instead ended up home to egrets wading in sea
CHICAGO - The gloves were on in Wicker Park Thursday night for an event dealing a knock-out blow to gender stereotypes.
Block Club Chicago: Loyola Park’s ‘Whimsical’ New Toy Libraries Gives Kids Toys To Play With On The Beach
Neighbors are encouraged to leave beach toys in the four boxes along the shoreline, including pails, shovels, trucks and beach balls.
Block Club Chicago: Dunning-Read Conservation Area Gets New Trails, Upgrades Thanks To Volunteers And Park District
The new wood-chipped trail at the Dunning-Read Conservation Area in Dunning on June 30, 2023.
In a city synonymous with fire, the sight of flames rising up against the backdrop of Chicago’s skyscrapers would typically raise an alarm.
Chicago Tribune: Chicago birders rejoice as Arctic gull makes rare visit to local beaches: ‘This is about as good as it gets.’
It was 8:15 on a Saturday morning when Woody Goss’ phone started buzzing.
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.
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.
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