Downtown »

Dog Owners Miffed At Maggie Daley Park Ban Thrown A Bone

A key parks group leader said negotiations with the park district are looking good for dog owners.

Lincoln Park »

It's Cicada Killer Wasp Season But Don't Worry, They're Mostly Harmless

Unless you're a cicada, of course. They also do a number on your lawn when they burrow.

Little Village »

13 Kittens Left in Duffel Bag in Paws Chicago Parking Lot

The kittens will be available for adoption in about two weeks, a spokesperson said.

Bucktown »

Watch This Dog in a Floral Print Shirt Skateboard The 606: VIDEO

Chico took the ride for a video for Figo Pet Insurance.

Hyde Park »

Sprocket and Stone Bringing Rare Dog Treats Like Smoked Lamb Lungs

Sprocket and Stone will open at the end of the week in Hyde Park, offering locally made dog collars.

Lincoln Park »

Over-Populated 'Kitten Season' in Chicago Inspires Paws Adoption Challenge

Paws Chicago challenges Chicagoans to adopt 350 kittens before Aug. 31.

Downtown »

Want to Catch Carp on Chicago Riverwalk? Use McDonald's French Fries

Fishing pals and co-workers David Jakubiak and Ryan Williams have used the fries to land monster fish.

Lakeview »

Plastic Bag Ban 'Stinks' For Owners Who Use Them to Pick Up Dog Poo

Some dog owners welcome the ban; others, not so much.

Lincoln Square »

Stray Lincoln Square Dog Literally Buys Time With GoFundMe Campaign

Those who found the stray didn't want her to end up in a shelter where she might be put down.

South Shore »

Chicago Police Horses Serve as Galloping Tribute to Officers Killed On Duty

For Chicago police mounties, patrolling the city on horseback isn't always a gallop in the park.

Forest Glen »

LaBagh Woods Hosts 157 Bird Species, Vibrant Wildlife, Group Finds

The Facebook group "My Year Birding at LaBagh Woods" also recorded 20 butterfly species.

Portage Park »

Alderman Relaxes After Tough Week by Creating Dog Poop Bag Dispenser

Ald. John Arena (45th) created the bag dispenser after protesting the demolition of a JeffPark street.

West Loop »

Help Support Bartelme Dog Park at Dog-Friendly Fundraiser Saturday

The West Loop park's advisory council is hosting a dog costume party in Fulton Market this weekend.

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