Chicago Parks Participate In World's Largest Swimming LessonPeople at 72 Chicago Park District pools took part in something big Thursday evening -- a world-wide swimming lesson said to be the world's largest.
Outdoor Pools In Chicago Open For The SeasonThe Chicago Park Distict opened all of its outdoor pools on Friday for the 2017 season.
Valor Games For Wounded Vets Not Returning This SummerFor the past six summers, veterans have competed in the Valor Games in Chicago. But this year, the Park District's grant was denied.
Volunteers On The Lookout For Purple MartinsThe beautiful birds prefer small apartment houses like the ones that have been set up around Montrose Harbor. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Hundreds Of Dead Fish Found Floating In McKinley Park LagoonHundreds, and probably thousands, of dead fish have been floating at the top of the lagoon in McKinley Park at 37th and Damen.
Emanuel: $26M Investment Coming To Aging Park FacilitiesThe money for the city’s “Save Chicago’s Treasures” initiative will be coming from Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ grant funding and the park district’s capital funds, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office announced Sunday.
Section Of Northerly Island Trail Languishes In DisrepairWaves crashing over the east side of the park damaged several hundred feet of the path.
Plans For Tiger Woods Golf Course Raise Concerns, Hopes On South SideWith the Chicago Park District planning to break ground this spring on an ambitious plan to turn the Jackson Park and South Shore golf courses into a championship-caliber lakefront golf course designed by Tiger Woods, local residents have voiced concerns about what the project means for the community.
Ken Griffin Donates $12M To Upgrade Lakefront TrailChicago billionaire Ken Griffin has donated $12 million to the Chicago Park District to make the Lakefront Trail safer by creating separate paths for joggers and cyclists along all 18 miles of the trail.
Private Company To Renovate Lincoln Park's Theatre On The LakeThe Chicago Park District is letting a private company design, renovate and operate a revitalized Theatre on the Lake building with a storied history.
Cubs To Pay $388,000 To Clean Up, Fix Grant Park After Huge RallyThe Chicago Cubs will pay nearly $400,000 for cleanup and repairs at Grant Park, following the massive World Series victory rally there earlier this month.
Lead Found In Chicago Park District Water Fountains, SinksOfficials believe the lead in the Chicago Park District fountains and sinks could be caused by older, lead-based pipes.
South Side Lakefront To Get Separate Paths For Bikes, PedestriansConstruction has begun on an project to create separate lakefront paths for bicyclists and pedestrians on the South Side.
Safe Passage Program Expanded To Protect Kids In Summer ProgramsZyonna Bragg wants to help other parents keep their kids safe. That’s why the Chicago Public Schools mom stands patrol in a neon vest, watching over kids on their way to classes at Crown Academy.
Best Community Gardens In ChicagoGrow lettuce, broccoli and so much more this year with these community gardens in Chicago and the suburbs.