Chicago Park District
The state of Illinois Saturday awarded grants totaling $16.5 million to 46 park and playground projects statewide, including 29 in the six-county region.
The stadium that’s home to the Chicago Bears has a capacity of 61,500 people for football games and 63,500 for other events.
Call it a small silver lining to an otherwise miserable winter: Cold temperatures mean the city’s outdoor ice skating rinks can stay open an extra weekend this year.
Are you having a hard time meeting other parents? The following five places are great ways to meet other parents in Chicago.
The Chicago Park District is putting out the call to filmmakers to submit their work. A panel then will choose between 6 and 10 of the films to be shown.
Dance your way to better health by checking out the following five fitness and dance classes in Chicago.
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.