For the second week in a row, anti-Wall Street protesters marched through downtown, and once again, they were arrested.
Chicago Police arrested about 175 Occupy Chicago protesters who refused to leave Grant Park early Sunday following a march from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to the Downtown park.
Whether you’re looking to burn some calories or just want to catch up with the crew, here’s a couple places in Chicago that should accommodate the occasional athlete.
Grant Park was left a muddy mess after Lollapalooza this summer, but a month later, repairs are well underway.
This Labor Day, opponents of a trade agreement with Pacific Rim countries protested what they see as another assault on labor, the environment and healthcare.
Underway now through Sunday is Chicago’s Labor Day tradition of the Jazz Festival, which has been expanded this year beyond music to include spoken word performances.
The normally lush, green grass of Grant Park remains brown and dried out as crews work on fixing the damage from the Lollapalooza music festival, which ended almost two weeks ago.
Officials at the Chicago Park District say it will take several weeks and tens of thousands of dollars to repair the damage done to Grant Park during Lollapalooza.
Lollapalooza begins its three-day run in Grant Park Friday, but work has continued until the last minute to assemble the stages and everything else that goes with a music festival that attracts 90,000 music fans.
Much of Grant Park, including Buckingham Fountain, will be closed to the public for until next week as Lollapalooza takes over.
Bears tight end Greg Olsen is helping to kick cancer. Olsen hosted a charity kickball tournament in Grant Park on Saturday, in honor of his mother, Susan, who is a 10-year breast cancer survivor.
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.
Taste of Chicago 2011 is up and running, with a smorgasbord of offerings from the city’s favorite restaurants – and a big sandbox too.
Here’s a preview of what your ears should expect while exploring Grant Park this June and July. All the music at Taste of Chicago in one easy to read article.
It’s Chicago’s premier park and the host of two world-class museums, an aquarium and a planetarium. With a vista of the lake and a watery gem—Buckingham Fountain—at its center, Grant Park stands as one of Chicago’s biggest and best public parks.
The Blues Festival is officially underway in Grant Park, with five stages and tributes to two legends.
A man was shot and wounded early this morning while headed down Lake Shore Drive, at the northern cusp of Grant Park downtown.
The Chicago Blues Festival will take place in Grant Park, June 10-12. Get line-up information, maps, food, travel guides & more!
The lunchtime crowd on the Daley Plaza was treated to a preview of this weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival.
It is a longstanding tradition on this day: a service and wreath-laying at the statue of Civil War General John Logan, the founder of Decoration Day, which became Memorial Day.