The Emanuel administration has committed $750,000 in leftover NATO Summit funds to offer more nighttime events at city parks this summer.
Seventeen Chicago-area park expansion and acquisition projects are getting funding through a federal-state grants.
A $6.5 million combination of NATO legacy and Chicago Park District capital funds will be invested in neighborhood and transformative park projects across the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Saturday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to make Chicago one of the digital capitals of the country.
Leadfoots look out, speed cameras are coming to Chicago this summer.
Mayor Richard M. Daley had his Millennium Park, now Mayor Rahm Emanuel has his own plan to beautify the city with public space by investing $290 million in hundreds of parks over the next five years, including the long-delayed Bloomingdale Trail on the Northwest Side.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks might have run into a minor roadblock.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the City of Chicago to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.
Elmhurst, Chi-town’s suburban cousin to the West, is a fun place for day tripping year round. Here’s a list of all the things you can do in Elmhurst year-round, no matter what type of weather Mother Nature offers up!
State lawmakers have approved legislation to allow the city of Chicago to use cameras to catch speeders near city schools and parks.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday introduced plans for a new park on the city’s Near West Side, and four upgrades to parks on each side of the city.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed speed camera legislation is on the radar in Springfield, and passed one hurdle Monday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he’s pushing for state lawmakers to allow the city to use its red light cameras to catch speeding drivers near schools and parks.
This is PARK(ing) Day, a worldwide effort to turn some street parking spaces into temporary parks in order to reclaim public space.
An eclectic combination of historical and hip sets the South Loop neighborhood apart from its fellows. The once barely inhabited industrial section of the city is now densely populated with a vibrant, young community of professionals, students and families.
‘Bienvenidos’ to Little Village, a West Side neighborhood offering visitors a gateway into authentic Mexican culture with a family-friendly twist. It all begins west of California Ave. at 26th Street.
A day after a new rule about cleaning up horse urine dominated the headlines, a new report says Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) would rather just have horse-drawn carriages in parks.
Chicago is home to many, many parks and playgrounds – but not all of them were created equal. Certain spots just have more kid-appeal. Some have exciting water features. Other have great views. Some even […]
Within the Chicago city limits, there are more than 7,600 acres of parkland split up into 570 individual parks. And you might be surprised at what some of them have to offer. Here’s a sample of 10 of the city’s great parks.
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- Mother Of Student Pushed Down School Stairs ‘Enraged’ At Security GuardNew video surfaced Friday that appears to show sophomore Lauren Goodlow being pushed by a male security guard. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.329
- House Passes Concealed Carry Plan Opposed By Senate LeaderGun owners in the only state still banning concealed weapons would win that right under a plan approved by the Illinois House on Friday, but the governor and other powerful Democrats oppose the plan because it would wipe out local gun ordinances -- including Chicago's ban on assault weapons.220
- Two Shot Near Roosevelt CTA StationAround 11:10 a.m., a 57-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were shot in the 1100 block of South State Street.256
- Store Owner Kidnapped In Pilsen, SUV StolenPolice said the 78-year-old man was closing the store in the 1100 block of West 18th Street when a group of men threw a pillowcase over his head, hit him in the face, and forced him into his own SUV.248
- Man Found Shot To Death In Zion Supermarket Parking LotThe man found shot to death in a parking in north suburban Zion on Thursday afternoon has been identified as a Waukegan resident.152
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