The Chicago Park District is taking heat from environmentalists and recycling advocates over a promotional deal for bottled water.
Eddie Thompson was working two jobs but still made time to coach the Tuley Park Comets, the Chicago Park District Little League champions in 1959.
The Park District has failed to play straight with the people and taxpayers of Chicago.
The Chicago Park District has installed more than 40 fishing-line disposal bins for monofilament line at popular fishing spots around the city.
EDITORIAL: We’d like to think every Chicagoan would prefer to honor a true American hero by changing Douglas Park to Douglass Park.
The contract established anticipated time lines and fundraising goals, nearly all of which have not been met.
Shoreline repairs and two new underpasses needed for the merged course to work could match the $30 million price tag of the golf course itself.
Wade Watson was respected by generations of kids in Englewood. “Gang kids on the corner would say ‘Hello, Mr. Watson,’ ” said his son Wayne.
Golf course architects have determined the project won’t work unless Marquette Drive is closed from Lake Shore Drive to Cornell Drive.
Investments in neighborhood amenities — such as parks, libraries and grocery stores — help create neighborhoods, Emanuel said.
“These facilities, throughout the city . . . are places where people meet, where friendships are formed,” Emanuel said at La Follette Park.
A popular Streeterville park will have a different look come summer as the city is set to replace two softball fields with grass.
Michael Ruemmler’s role as a founding director of the Chicago Parks Golf Alliance has fueled speculation that the fix was in for the project.
Dozens of tennis courts across the city are being repaired thanks in part to a $1 million donation from the Pritzker Foundation.
Friends of the Parks is urging the Park District board to put off the vote on a $1.1 million contract to design & engineer merger of two golf courses.