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Judges, Crooks and Characters: Rainbow Beach Handball Courts Get 'Em All

Handball is more than just a game at Chicago's "poor man's country club."

Lincoln Park »

Mom Visits Hundreds of Parks For Playground Pointers iPhone App

Playground Pointers, an iPhone app, currently includes more than 700 parks with photos and ratings.

Chicago »

Want To Spruce Up Your Local Park? Apply For This Grant

Friends of the Parks are offering grants of up to $2,000 to parks in need of beautification or programs.

Edgebrook »

Residents Work to Rid Park of Crime, Recreate Civic Group

The North Edgebrook Civic Association is focused on ridding Wildwood Park of crime.

Logan Square »

Alderman Seeks Landmark Status for Kosciuszko Park

Kosciuszko Park, lovingly known by residents as "Koz Park," is being considered for landmark status.

Chicago »

Reynolds' 'Redemption' Run for Congress Must Stay Clear of Parks, Schools

If Mel Reynolds stumps too close to a school, he could get slapped with a felony, sources said.