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.
Thousands Expected To Gather At Juneteenth March, Rally DowntownThousands will march to commemorate Juneteenth, the day slavery officially ended in the United States in 1865.
Chicago Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington Hit With Spray PaintVandals took aim at statues in Chicago parks this weekend – at least three were defaced in the last couple of days.
Chicago Opening Grant Park and Union Park For Protesters To Gather This WeekendThe city expects hundreds if not thousands to gather peacefully this weekend. In addition to opening up Grant and Union parks, portions of Lake Shore Drive will also be shut down to deal with the crowds.
Bernie Sanders Cancels Rockford Rally; Chicago Rally Still OnDue to scheduling conflicts, Sanders has canceled an appearance scheduled for Tuesday in Rockford.
2020 Women's March Steps Off In Grant ParkSnow, slush, and incoming bitter cold on Saturday were not about to stop thousands of people from attending the 2020 Women’s March in Chicago.
Chicago Women's March Set To Step Off Saturday"People are excited to march. Our marchers are passionate about many issues. The March offers them a place where they can raise their voices - and their signs - and speak out about the things they care about the most."
Man Found Dead On CTA Bus In Grant Park DowntownPolice were investigating Saturday after a man was found dead on a CTA bus downtown.
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.