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.
Park District Hopes Holiday Revelers Clean Up This TimeCathy Breitenbach, director of cultural and natural resources at the Chicago Park District, said officials don’t want a repeat of Memorial Day.
Park District Wins Gold Medal For Garden Shipped To IrelandThe Chicago Park District has won an international gardening competition, for its work on a project that has been shipped to Ireland.
Best Baseball Fields In ChicagoBaseball is a beloved sport in Chicago. Here are the five best baseball fields in Chicago.
Treadmill Training vs. Running OutsideShould you run on a trail or rack up miles on a treadmill? Take a look at the benefits of each type of running and where to run in Chicago right here.
5 Of The Best Places to Run In ChicagoHit the trails or the treadmills when you check out these places to run in Chicago and the suburbs.
Best Art Classes For Adults In ChicagoLearn how to paint, dance, embroider and so much more with these art classes for adults in Chicago.
Best Indoor Pools In ChicagoForget about the weather outside. Go for a dip and make a splash at these indoor pools in the Chicago area.
Mayor Emanuel Views Park Plan As Essential To Keeping Families In ChicagoCBS 2’s Jim Williams talked to Mayor Rahm Emanuel about it today.