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Why wait until New Year’s Day to start your resolution to volunteer? Consider checking out the following five Chicago-area organizations that can use volunteers this holiday season.
Ice skating rinks at seven parks across the city will open for the season Friday, with a brand-new eighth rink set to open next month.
The Chicago Park District’s “Senior Games” began Tuesday morning on the South Side, but hot weather was not much of a factor, despite the 90-plus temperatures.
Take your four-legged friend for a quick walk along these five stunning trails in the Chicago area.
Lakefront visitors are being advised to check the flags at Chicago beaches before going into the water on Friday, because of possible danger of rip currents from choppy conditions.
Swimming was banned at all Chicago beaches Tuesday afternoon, due to high waves and potentially dangerous rip currents.
You start by going to http://www.chiparkpoints.com and earning 100 points just to register and an additional 75 points for linking your social media accounts to the program.
“It’s exciting, really,” Pippen said. “It’s really giving the kids something to do.”
Put up your dukes! Commuters in downtown Chicago enjoyed a few rounds center ring at Daley Plaza today.
WBBM Newsradio first reported the disappearance of the Thillens name and the removal of the iconic giant baseball that marked the entrance to Thillens Stadium, the little league park built in 1938 on Chicago’s North Side.
A piece of Chicago history has been wiped out by the Chicago Park District, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
From film festivals to outdoor movie screenings, the Chicago area offers a wealth of opportunities to see both old favorites and new films on the big screen. Check out the following summer movie events and find an event near you.
Tired of fishing in the same spot every time? Shake it up a bit and check out these five hotspots for reeling in a big one.
The Emanuel administration has committed $750,000 in leftover NATO Summit funds to offer more nighttime events at city parks this summer.
Celebrating Easter in Chicago should be something for the entire family. Check out some of the Easter-themed activities that cater towards families with children this Easter and make it memorable for everyone, regardless of their age.
While Chicago definitely isn’t lacking in outdoor activities during the summer, it can be helpful to give your teens some structure during their summer break.
The concert venue at Northerly Island could take on a “Ravinia-type feel” if Chicago Park District plans are approved this week to create lawn seating that would accommodate 22,000 people.
The gifts are unwrapped, and soon the pine needles will starting to fall to the floor, meaning it’s almost time to plan for the removal of your Christmas tree.
This week’s unseasonably warm weather may be perfect for Thanksgiving Day football games, but it’s a little too warm for Chicago’s outdoor ice skating rinks.
Halloween and Christmas aren’t the only holidays with numerous activities for families in Chicago. Thanksgiving events and celebrations are a great way to enjoy the holiday with your family while spending quality time and giving thanks.