Grant funding will be used to restore wetlands and improve water flow at a 278-acre park that opened last year at a former industrial site on Chicago’s Southeast Side.
Chicago Park District
Chicago swimmers are invited to participate in an international event this month that highlights the role of swim lessons in preventing drowning.
Chicago didn’t quite crack the top 10, but the city did receive four out of five “park benches” and moved up to No. 11 in the latest ranking of park systems in the nation’s 100 biggest cities.
As Chicagoans usher in spring and get outside, the Chicago Park District is highlighting its efforts to limit the use of pesticides at nearly 600 parks across the city.
Organization plans to expand background checks following OIG report, Chicago Tonight inquiry
After unknowingly hiring a man convicted of armed robbery, battery and other felonies and misdemeanors, the Chicago Park District is changing its policy on background checks.
The Chicago Park District takes the first steps to bring a Tiger Woods-inspired golf course to Jackson Park, but not without controversy.
As the holiday season winds down, it’s about time to take care of that Christmas tree that has begun to decay in your living room.
It's one of the most beautiful locations in one of the busiest areas of Chicago, but Lincoln Park's North Pond is not in good health. We revisit a proposal for a major makeover.
A group gathered Wednesday to mark the 198th anniversary of the death of Jean Baptiste Point DuSable, Chicago’s first non-native settler, and push for the completion of a long-delayed park in his name.
Lace up your running shoes and kick off your weekend on the right foot this fall with a morning community run. Get the full 'Go Run schedule.
It's one of the most beautiful locations in one of the busiest areas of Chicago, but Lincoln Park's North Pond is not in good health. Learn about a proposal for a major makeover.
After years of waiting, Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood gets a spectacular and much needed arts and recreation center.
Billed by the city as the first park of its kind in the Midwest, Big Marsh Bike Park will open this winter at a former industrial site that's now part of a 270-acre habitat restoration project.
Hear what viewers had to say about the battle over the Lucas Museum and bobcat hunting in Illinois when we read comments from the "Chicago Tonight" website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Hear what viewers had to say about the ongoing battle over the Lucas Museum when we read feedback from the "Chicago Tonight" website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.