A Look At The 106-Year Tradition Of The Chicago Tree-Lighting CeremonyThe tradition of an official Chicago Christmas tree goes back more than a century, but only in the past four years has it involved a single large tree mounted in Millennium Park.
Chicago Teachers Rally At Buckingham Fountain, March Downtown On 7th School Day Of StrikeStriking teachers marched in the Loop and in Grant Park on Friday, a day after both the Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Public Schools reported progress in a strike that has now gone on for seven school days.
Chicago Marathon Owners Use 'Crowd Science' To Keep Track Of Runners Along The Race CourseIn two days, more than 40,000 runners will descend on Grant Park for the 2019 Chicago Marathon, and more than 1 million people are expected to line the race route to watch.
Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In Climate Change ProtestOrganizers said they want to send a message to lawmakers and businesses that something needs to be done to address the climate crisis.
Chicago Youths To Lead Climate Strike; March From Grant Park To Federal Plaza RallyYouth activists in Chicago will lead a protest march and rally on Friday to demand businesses and lawmakers do something about the climate crisis, as part of a Global Climate Strike.
Cleanup Costs For Lollapalooza Balloon To Highest Amount Since 2011Cleanup costs for Lollapalooza amounted to more than $645,000 this year – the highest amount since 2011.
NFL Hosts Big Watch Party At Grant Park For Bears-Packers Season OpenerThe NFL has turned Grant Park into football fantasy land to kick off the league’s 100th season as the Chicago Bears prepare to host the Green Bay Packers in the season opener at Soldier Field on Thursday night.
2019 NFL Kickoff Experience In Grant Park: What You Need To KnowIn celebration of both the NFL and the Chicago Bears 100th seasons, the "2019 NFL Kickoff Experience" is coming to Grant Park Thursday.
Big Cleanup In Grant Park After Lollapalooza Ends 4-Day Run Of Music, Food, And FunThe cleanup started just hours after the last performer, Ariana Grande, took the stage on Sunday night.
Festivalgoer's Death, Gun Arrest Near Grounds, Attempted Security Breaches Among Issues At Lollapalooza This YearA festivalgoer has died after being rushed to the hospital from Lollapalooza this weekend.
Lollapalooza 2019: What You Need To KnowLollapalooza 2019 kicks off in Grant Park on August 1, here's what you need to know.
Taste Of Chicago Kicks Off Today In Grant ParkThe Taste of Chicago opens today at 11 a.m. in Grant Park, featuring 41 restaurants and 17 food trucks through Sunday.
Taste Of Chicago 2019: What You Need To KnowThe Taste of Chicago kicks off in Grant Park on July 10, here's what you need to know.
Musical Lineup Announced For 39th Taste Of ChicagoThe City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced the full music lineup for the 39th annual Taste of Chicago, which will take place July 10-14 in Grant Park.
Buckingham Fountain Turns On For SeasonChicagoans celebrated as Buckingham Fountain was turned on for the season Sunday in Grant Park.