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.
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.
Army Corps Of Engineers Wants To Expand Contaminated Sediment Dump Vertically; Calumet Park Neighbors And Park Advocates Not So Sure About ItAny day now, a section of Chicago’s lakefront could get the OK to grow 25 feet taller – with a pile of contaminated materials.
'Hamilton: The Exhibition' Opens This WeekendCBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole took a tour of the much-anticipated Hamilton Exhibition.
Friends Of The Parks To Clean Up Chicago Parks For Earth Week, But Some Are Too Dirty For VolunteersSpringtime can bring the best and worst of humanity out of hibernation; among the latter, people who litter.
Study: Underserved Communities Get Few Resources From Park District"The Chicago Park District is investing the least in the communities that need it the most."
Fenced Out Of Grant Park Weeks After Festival Ends"The barriers seem to take too long to come down."
Lucas Museum Gives Up On Chicago Location, Moving To CaliforniaLucas Museum in Chicago is dead.
Friends Of Parks Boss Open To Lucas Museum Discussion, But Won't Drop LawsuitA doomed plan for George Lucas' "Star Wars" museum on the lakefront may have been revived.
Protesters Demand Parks Group Drop Lucas Museum LawsuitScores of protesters rallied outside the Loop headquarters of the civic group Friends of the Parks on Thursday, demanding they drop their lawsuit blocking filmmaker George Lucas from building his proposed museum on the lakefront.
Friends Of The Park Group Has Long History Of Fighting Lakefront DevelopmentCBS 2's Jim Williams takes a closer look at Friends of the Parks, its mission and its history.
Emanuel Taking Lucas Museum Fight To Federal Appeals CourtA day after George Lucas and Mellody Hobson said they've begun exploring options outside Chicago for their proposed lakefront museum, the Emanuel administration said it would be going to a federal appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit holding up the project.
Lucas Museum's Chicago Plan Now Appears DeadGeorge Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson have pulled the plug on plans for their museum in Chicago.
Friends Of The Parks Opposes Emanuel's Compromise Plan For Lucas MuseumDespite agreeing to temporarily halt their lawsuit challenging the original plan for "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' lakefront museum, Friends of the Parks said Tuesday it would oppose any plan to put the museum along Lake Michigan, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed compromise at McCormick Place.
Friends Of The Parks Group Withholding Opinion On McCormick Place Site For Lucas MuseumThe “Friends of the Parks” seem to be holding off on any public opinion about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest proposal for a George Lucas Museum, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.