Edgewater »

New Park Between Bryn Mawr and Hollywood Making Splash With Residents

Park-goers said it's a little hard to find, but well worth the search to get to splash, run and play.

Norwood Park »

Oriole Park 4th of July Bicycle Parade Set for Friday

The parade will take place on Friday to allow families to travel over the weekend, organizers said.

Edgewater »

Edgewater Girls Plan One Direction Flash Mob: Hardcore Fans Apply Within

One Directioners will practice twice a week at Senn High School until the band's Chicago stop in August.

Austin »

Austin Kid-Entrepeneurs Make and Sell Their Own Soaps

J. Price Kids and Company is run by Len, 11, Knowledge, 7, and Pilar, 4.

West Loop »

Movies in the Park: Disney's 'Maleficent' Shown at Bartelme Park Tuesday

The kid-friendly movie will be shown as part of the park district's Movies in the Parks program.

North Lawndale »

Video of Chicago Police Officers Playing Football with Kids Going Viral

Since uploaded to Facebook Sunday, the video has been shared more than 2,100 times.

Lakeview »

Lake View High School Teacher Juggles Life as Stormtrooper, U.K. Rock Star

Carlos Mendoza balances being a dad with roles as a drummer, teacher and "Star Wars" villain.

Edgewater »

Teens Create Mural to Promote Healthy Eating at Whole Foods Market

The colorful mural features veggies and natural imagery.

Downtown »

Chicago 2015 Summer Festivals Guide

World's Largest Block Party, Pride Parade, Chicago SummerDance and others slated for June 26-28 weekend.

Rogers Park »

After Backlash, CPS Offers Some Gale Students Free Summer Camp

Students were told camp was canceled on the last day of school — but CPS now says there's money.

Rogers Park »

Gale Summer Program Canceled Last Minute; CPS, Rauner Blamed

Residents say CPS officials should have done more to help parents find alternative options.

Englewood »

Mom Fights To Shut Down Ashburn Day Care After Finding Bruises on Her Son

One parent says her child was beaten with a paddle at God's Little Helper in Englewood.

Norwood Park »

Sold-Out Softball Tournament to Raise Money to Fight Pediatric Cancer

The tournament on Sunday in Norwood Park is in honor of Leah Anderson, who died in 2012.

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