City Of Chicago Offers Cooling Resources Amid Week Of Sweltering Heat With temperatures in the sweltering range in Chicago this week, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other officials on Tuesday announced the availability of resources for those in search of relief.
A Bizarre Scene For Start Of July 4th Weekend: Mostly Empty Chicago BeachesCracking down on crowded sand. After days of people packing Chicago beaches, the Lakefront had a much different look on Friday.
City Claims East Lakeview Homeowner Took Public Park Land As Part Of Front YardThe city is threatening to sue a wealthy homeowner accused of turning part of the park of Lincoln Park into his own front yard.
Columbus Statues In Grant Park, Arrigo Park Covered In Plastic Wrap To 'Discourage Vandalism'The statues of Christopher Columbus in Grant Park and Arrigo Park have been seen covered with plastic wrap Monday.
Chicago Harbors To Reopen Next Week But With COVID-19 RestrictionsNext week harbors will be bustling, but COVID-19 brings a lot of changes and sinking revenue not only for boaters who make a living on the water but also for the city facing millions in losses.
Chicago Park District Summer Day Camp Registration Opens Online ThursdayThe Chicago Park District is still offering summer day camp.
Chicago Parks Enlist 100 'Social Distancing Ambassadors' Throughout District"While this summer will look a lot different than years past, we are eager to welcome youth back to summer camp and all Chicagoans to our new reimagined programs so that we can safely enjoy our outdoor spaces."
Earth Day Cleanups Called Off Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, But There Are Still Ways To Honor Mother EarthWednesday is Earth Day, but like many events, celebrations are looking very different this year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Chicago Public Schools And Other City Agencies Offering Students Resources During Coronavirus ClosingsWhile the city of Chicago might seem like it’s completely shut down, Chicago Public Schools and some other city agencies are offering students resources and support.
18 Park District Locations To Provide Free Programming While Chicago Schools Are ClosedStarting Tuesday, 18 Chicago Park District locations will provide free programming to students while Chicago Public Schools are closed.
Inside The City Of Chicago's Fight Against Lakefront ErosionRight now, Lake Michigan is lapping away its own shoreline little by little – and powerful storms like one that happened this month swoop in and cause more destruction.
City Departments To Public: Stop Feeding Raccoons On Chicago's LakefrontAlong the craggy boulders that separate the Lake Michigan from land south of Montrose Harbor, you’ll find raccoon rock. Take the name literally.
Chicago Park District Truck Slides In Lake Michigan Near Oak Street BeachA truck slid off Lake Shore Drive into Lake Michigan near Oak Street Beach just before 7:15 a.m.
Chicago Fire Moving Back To Soldier Field, Starting In 2020The Chicago Fire will return to Soldier Field, beginning with the 2020 season, after 14 years playing in Bridgeview.
Chicago Teachers Choose Strike Date Of Oct. 17; Mayor Lightfoot Denies Request For CommentChicago teachers on Wednesday voted to pick a date of Oct. 17 to start a strike, should they not reach an agreement with the Chicago Public Schools.