North Park »

Adios: Monarch Butterflies Begin Flight to Mexico from North Park Center

"This is truly an international insect, a true ambassador," said a naturalist with the center.

Lakeview »

Blaine Principal Troy LaRaviere Won't 'Turn A Blind Eye,' Despite Warning

Some parents fear the principal's responsibilities at Blaine will fall to the wayside as his star rises.

University Village »

Back to School Bash at Sheridan Park Thursday

The kid-friendly celebration will include arts and crafts, free food and live music.

The Loop »

'SpongeBob' Musical To Feature David Bowie, John Legend, Steven Tyler Music

The show will make its world premiere in Chicago next June.

Mt. Greenwood »

Anthony's Avengers Assemble: Fundraiser Set for 5-Year-Old Anthony Pappalas

The upcoming benefit will raise money for the boy behind the gray and orange ribbons in Mount Greenwood.

Lakeview »

CPS Tells Principal 'Do Not Be Insubordinate' - or Find a New Job

The Board of Education admonished LaRaviere Principal Troy LaRaviere for "unsatisfactory conduct."

Rogers Park »

Youth Arrested For Biking on Sidewalk a 'Clear-Cut Case of Racism': Witness

Police allegedly told the witness that the boy was really being detained for saying, "F--- the police."

Englewood »

Three 16-Year-Olds Hatch Production Company in Englewood Incubator

Too often, the focus tends to be on the “bad kids,” leaving the good ones without support, leader says.

South Loop »

Meet Scientists, Water Beetles at the Field Museum Friday

The event will be the last before the series resumes in October.

Edgewater »

5 Things to Do Outside Today: Shoot Hoops with Cops, Free Jazz in Hyde Park

Enjoy the brief "cool" snap this summer with a movie in the park or photography bike ride.

Belmont Cragin »

Life-Saving Bone Marrow Match Needed for 5-Year-Old Battling Leukemia

Lucas Cervone has battled leukemia twice, and his parents are asking Chicagoans to help him fight it.

Edgewater »

From Brunch To Backpacks, Here Are 7 Ways To Help Edgewater Schools Gear Up

Not a fan of shopping for supplies? A boozy adults-only brunch to benefit schools is also an option.

Rogers Park »

49th Ward Back-To-School Picnic Giving Out Free Museum Passes, IDs for Kids

Food, face painting and lots of games will be in abundance for one last hoorah before classes start.

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