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.
Park District Spring Program Sign Up Starts MondaySign up for Chicago Park District programs is now open.
Chicago Lakefront, Playgrounds, Indoor Swimming Pools To Begin ReopeningThe Lakefront Trail reopened in June, with a requirement that visitors keep moving, and the city only opened half of the 50 access points to the lakefront at that time.
Chicago Weather: Lakefront Trail Closed Due To High Waves, Icy ConditionsChicago's Lakefront Trail is closed due to high waves and icy conditions as a winter storm approaches.
With Change In COVID-19 Mitigations, Chicago Park District To Resume Limited In-Person Programming Next WeekThe Chicago Park District announced Wednesday that it will resume in-person programing next week.
Free Chicago Christmas Tree Recycling Program Starts This WeekendHoliday trees can be dropped off inside tree corrals. The trees will be turned into mulch and wood chips, which Chicago residents can pick up for free starting on the 16th at selected park locations.
Chicago Weather: Lakefront Trail Closed Amid High Waves, Icy ConditionsHigh waves and icy condition have prompted a lakefront trail closure, the Chicago Park District announced Wednesday.
Douglass Park Renamed For Abolitionists Frederick And Anna DouglassStudents at Village Leadership Academy had been working since 2017 to have the sprawling park renamed.
Thanks To A Simple Facebook Post, Pilsen Teen Not Only Finds Virtual Special Needs Program At Park District, But Also Gets To Star In Furniture CommercialA simple Facebook post from Pilsen turned a teen’s frown around.
Goodman Theatre Kicking Off 3-Week Tour Of Chicago Parks, With Play On Life Of Civil Rights Activist Fannie Lou HamerIt's been six months without live theater in Chicago. Now one famed acting group is now getting back on stage in front of an audience.
'The Strangest Summer': Chicago Lifeguards Spent Summer Keeping People Off The Beaches During Pandemic“If we allow people to go onto the sand, that could promote large gatherings,” said lifeguard trainer and supervisor Sam Jorden.