Near West Side »

Curtis Granderson Stadium Debuts at UIC

Granderson, who donated $5 million to the stadium, threw out the first pitch Thursday.

Humboldt Park »

Ten Area Playgrounds to be Rehabbed or Rebuilt in 2014

The mayor's office announced Thursday plans to rehab 103 playgrounds citywide.

West Englewood »

City Plans to Rehab, Build 103 Playgrounds in 2014

More than 100 playgrounds would be refurbished or built under the city's Chicago Plays! program.

Wicker Park »

Bloomingdale Trail: Ashland Bridge Move Will Be a 'Spectacle'

The work begins early Saturday and will temporarily close Ashland, North and Western avenues.

Albany Park »

Eugene Field Park Adds Land Where Flood-Damaged Homes Once Stood

The property will increase "passive space" at Eugene Field, the Park District said.

Near West Side »

Blackhawks-Logo Converse Shoes Hand-Painted by 15-Year-Old Artist

High school freshman Liz Spurlock's Kustom Team Kicks has an extremely limited number of the shoes.

Jefferson Park »

Emerald Ash Borer Dooms Nearly 400 Trees in 45th Ward

The city will begin replacing the trees chopped down due to damage from the bug, Ald. John Arena said.

Lincoln Park »

LINCOLN PARK MORNING REPORT: Cycle Smithy is Home to Bike Museum

Owner Mark Mattei has a collection of old and rare bikes on the ceiling in his Clark Street store.

Morgan Park »

Drew Brees Makes First Communion Special for St. Cajetan Bears Fan

KONKOL: Brees can't make Bubba Ludwig's first Communion party, but his autograph made up for it.

Bucktown »

Bucktown Businesses Team Up for Cycling Event 'I Like Bike'

The event is set to include bike safety tips, tuneups and fashionable biking accessories.

Bridgeport »

Frankie 'Time Bomb' Scalise to Open Boxing Gym

The fighter is turning a vacant building on Halsted Street into a training center.

Bridgeport »

IRL: White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers with Dmitry Samarov, Pre-Party April 29

Enjoy an all-you-can eat and drink pregame buffet party, cheer on the White Sox ... or Tigers?

Wrigleyville »

Cubs Launch 'Diamond Project' to Improve Local Baseball Fields

The program will award grants to Chicago-area organizations to fix baseball diamonds.

Hyde Park »

Nichols Park Meadow Burned to Ashes

Park District crews performed a controlled burn at the park to help revitalize the meadow

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Roscoe Village »

Drop-in Tank Session: Clark Park Boathouse

3400 N. Rockwell St., from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Logan Square »

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

2657 N. Kedzie Ave., from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Apr 23
Roscoe Village »

Scull in the Tank Drop In: Clark Park Boathouse

3400 N. Rockwell St., from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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