Beaches, Swimming Pools Facing Shortage Of Lifeguards As Summer Gets UnderwayHot job alert. Literally. Lifeguard chairs across Illinois seem to be harder to fill this summer.
Plan For Paved Wheelchair-Accessible Trail At Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary Has Some Birders' Feathers RuffledThe Chicago Park District is making a nationally-renowned bird sanctuary easier to access for people with disabilities. But as CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas reported, it is causing a rift among birders.
As Summer Approaches, Mayor Lori Lightfoot And City Leaders Announce Thousands Of Summer Jobs And Activities For KidsAs part of the “My CHI. My Future” program launched by the city last year, the city is working with more than 200 community groups to offer employment, educational, and recreational opportunities across the city.
Monty And Rose, Endangered Piping Plovers, Lay 3 Eggs At Montrose Beach DunesMonty and Rose, a pair of Great Lakes piping plovers that have nested at Montrose Beach the last three years, are about to be parents again, after Park District officials spotted three eggs at their breeding grounds along the lakefront.
City Holding Competition To Find The 'Fastest Kids In Chicago'The city is looking for the for the fastest kids in Chicago.
'We Can Save The Next Life': Chicago Woman Wants Park District To Put Up Life Rings Along Lake Shore"At this point, what we need is to show that all of Chicago is watching."
Families Fight To Keep Memorial Trees Offered Through Chicago Park District After Being Told Of Golf Course PlansTwo families are now fighting to keep memorial trees offered through the Chicago Park District standing after being told they would be uprooted. 
Chicago Park District Gives Piping Plovers More Space To NestWhen piping plovers Monty and Rose chose to mate in Chicago in 2019, they were the first plovers to nest here since 1955.
What Can You Expect For Swimming And Sunbathing Season This Year? A Look Inside 2021 Pool And Beach PlansIt might be only 40 degrees this morning, but it's April. That means Memorial Day is around the corner. Will you be able to splish-splash to your heart's content? Or will many beaches and pools be closed again?
City Crews Place Barricades Around Damaged Sections Of Lakefront TrailLess than 24 hours after CBS 2 exposed dangerous conditions along the lakefront trail, there have already been some changes. 
Concrete Is Ripped Up Along Lakefront Ledge On Near North Side, Endangering Runners And Cyclists; Who Is Supposed To Fix It?A huge hazard has developed along the lakefront that runners and bicyclists might not see coming.