Theater On The Lake Renovated For Year-Round PerformancesIn addition to the new glass windows, improvements include climate control, improved lighting and sound, and other technological and physical upgrades.
City Cuts Ribbon On New South Side Stretch Of Divided Lakefront TrailThe separate paths for cyclists and runners are designed to minimize the potential for collisions on crowded areas of the lakefront.
Chicago Parks Participate In World's Largest Swimming LessonPeople at 72 Chicago Park District pools took part in something big Thursday evening -- a world-wide swimming lesson said to be the world's largest.
Outdoor Pools In Chicago Open For The SeasonThe Chicago Park Distict opened all of its outdoor pools on Friday for the 2017 season.
Valor Games For Wounded Vets Not Returning This SummerFor the past six summers, veterans have competed in the Valor Games in Chicago. But this year, the Park District's grant was denied.
Volunteers On The Lookout For Purple MartinsThe beautiful birds prefer small apartment houses like the ones that have been set up around Montrose Harbor. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Hundreds Of Dead Fish Found Floating In McKinley Park LagoonHundreds, and probably thousands, of dead fish have been floating at the top of the lagoon in McKinley Park at 37th and Damen.
Emanuel: $26M Investment Coming To Aging Park FacilitiesThe money for the city’s “Save Chicago’s Treasures” initiative will be coming from Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ grant funding and the park district’s capital funds, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office announced Sunday.
Section Of Northerly Island Trail Languishes In DisrepairWaves crashing over the east side of the park damaged several hundred feet of the path.
Plans For Tiger Woods Golf Course Raise Concerns, Hopes On South SideWith the Chicago Park District planning to break ground this spring on an ambitious plan to turn the Jackson Park and South Shore golf courses into a championship-caliber lakefront golf course designed by Tiger Woods, local residents have voiced concerns about what the project means for the community.
Ken Griffin Donates $12M To Upgrade Lakefront TrailChicago billionaire Ken Griffin has donated $12 million to the Chicago Park District to make the Lakefront Trail safer by creating separate paths for joggers and cyclists along all 18 miles of the trail.
Private Company To Renovate Lincoln Park's Theatre On The LakeThe Chicago Park District is letting a private company design, renovate and operate a revitalized Theatre on the Lake building with a storied history.