Chicago Park District
Nearly two dozen dead geese have been found at two Chicago parks this week and officials were trying to figure out what killed them.
A new study finds tens of thousands of people are using the lakefront bike path every day.
The turf at Soldier Field is getting two thumbs up from the head of the Chicago Park District days after the Bears’ first pre-season game.
It’s early in the week, and already I’ve discovered my hero of the week – the Chicago Park District official who’s accepting responsibility for the Friday night fiasco at Soldier Field.
Mayor Rahm Emmanuel says he expects the Chicago Park District to come up with a solution to make Soldier Field’s playing surface more reliable.
Much of Grant Park, including Buckingham Fountain, will be closed to the public for until next week as Lollapalooza takes over.
A Batavia woman who prompted a frantic search when it was believed she fell into the water and went missing was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct because she was “hiding’’ while multiple fire and police emergency crews were looking for her Saturday night on the North Side, police said.
An investigation that uncovered credit card abuses, which led to the ouster of the heads of the Chicago Housing Authority and Chicago Park District, has prompted Mayor Rahm Emanuel to cancel most city credit cards and all petty cash.
From a security standpoint, this year’s Taste of Chicago was a rousing success. From a sales and attendance standpoint, it was a flop.
This year’s Taste of Chicago wrapped up Sunday evening and the Chicago Park District, which was running the scaled-down festival for the first time, described this year as a big success.
Three areas of the Garfield Park Conservatory were reopened to the public on Sunday after tens of thousands of window panes were smashed by hail last week, forcing the historic site to close.
The Fourth of July is the biggest grilling day of the year, and many will flock to the lakefront and Chicago area parks to enjoy a few burgers, hot dogs and anything else some hot coals can turn into a meal.
The Chicago Park District, the Chicago Housing Authority and other city agencies have been stripped of credit-card privileges after some employees were caught using them to buy gifts, expensive dinners and to even pay off red-light camera tickets.
Dark-eyed, wild bandits have invaded both the north and south lakefront, but officials are working to out-smart them.
In an effort to balance its budget, the Chicago Park District will close its offices and field houses for four days this year – including Pulaski Day this Monday – in an effort to balance its budget.
The Chicago Park District will be taking over control of the Taste of Chicago this summer and four other popular summer fests — the Country Music Festival, the Viva! Chicago Latin Music Festival, the Gospel Music Festival and Celtic Fest Chicago — will be merged into the Taste.
The Chicago Park District is about to acquire nearly 600 acres of wetlands on the city’s Southeast Side as part of a decades-long plan to make sure industry and mother nature can be better neighbors.
CHICAGO (STMW) – If your 2011 resolutions including slimming the waistline and beefing up the wallet, then the Chicago Park District may have something to get you started: A week of free workouts at their […]
Supporters of the old Meigs Field–and they still exist–say the Chicago Park District’s framework plan for Northerly Island steals liberally from their vision of a reopened airport.
- Two Charged With River North BurglariesTwo people have been charged with burglary in connection with a spate of robberies this month in the River North neighborhood.98
- Portage Theater Closed For NowThe 93-year-old landmark theater at 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. was shut down on Friday after Ald. John Arena (45th) blocked Carranza’s application for a liquor license, according to Carranza.90
- Man Shot And Killed Inside Hyde Park HomeA murder in Hyde Park, just blocks away from President Barack Obama's home.213
- Noise From Music Fest At Chicagoland Speedway Has Neighbors Up In ArmsMost of the complaints seem to be coming from the east of the Chicagoland Speedway in new Lenox, Frankfort and Mokena as grandstands protect the other three sides.127
- Roseland Hospital Cuts Staff, Salaries To Keep Doors OpenAs it waits to hear if it’ll receive a $7 million bailout to stay open, Roseland Community Hospital laid off almost 70 employees, and other hospital employees will take a pay cut.89
- Rev. Jackson: School Closings UndemocraticOpponents of Chicago school closures are vowing to fight on, but they appear to have little chance of reversing the mayor's agenda... unless a federal judge steps in, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.90
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