Ron Chrzas nicely captured the rugged beauty of a belted kingfisher, before it reacted to another kingfisher.
Kingfishers are one of my favorite birds to see. It’s something about their look. Their call can be as grating as a blue jay though.
Wild of the Week, a celebration of wild scenes and doings around Chicago outdoors, runs on the Sun-Times outdoors page on Sundays, as warranted.
As the fall and winter come, I also mix in Buck of the Week: Unplugged, the celebration of live big bucks around Chicago outdoors, on Sundays.
There are a multitude of ways to send nominations of WOTW or BOTW: Unplugged: on Facebook (Dale Bowman), Twitter (@BowmanOutside) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Some Little Village Discount Mall vendors will have to leave in 2 days after judge refused to block move
About 40 vendors sued the property owner aiming to stay. A judge on Friday denied their request for an injunction.
Police staffing has remained at the center of the mayoral race as the department struggles to fill roughly 2,000 vacancies.
Scandal-prone Ald. Gardiner mum about reelection bid against rival who feels ‘great about going into the runoff’
Ald. Jim Gardiner did not respond to the Sun-Times’ requests for an interview about his runoff campaign. Challenger Megan Mathias said many residents complained to her about Gardiner’s inaccessibility but hesitated to donate to her campaign because they “feared retaliation.”
City’s top politicians on board to honor legendary Cubs announcer
The center, backed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan, will research inflammation’s role in human diseases. Its funding includes $25 million in a capital grant from the state.