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Downtown »

The city's eight outdoor ice rinks will close after Monday, if not sooner, park officials said.

University Village »

Multiple pest control treatments haven't eradicated the problem, Park District officials confirmed. 

Hyde Park »

The ice rink is expected to re-open Monday after the ice is rebuilt over the weekend.

Mt. Greenwood »

Some feared the outdoor ice rink was doomed with the opening of the Morgan Park Sports Center.

Humboldt Park »

The emerald ash borer ravaged the neighborhood's namesake park, forcing the felling of 650 trees.

West Ridge »

The former movie theater parking lot will become part of Park No. 526 along Kedzie and Lincoln avenues.

West Ridge »

Demolition permits were issued for the tower, but cemetery owners would not say what will happen to it.

Lincoln Square »

The Chicago Park District uses treated biosolids from the city's waste stream as an organic fertilizer.

Albany Park »

Nearly a year after the boathouse's official opening, there isn't a canoe or kayak in sight.

West Loop »

Hint: It's not a intergalactic spaceship or a giant Pac-Man.

Hyde Park »

The fountain was missing for 12 years at one point — until it was found under the Soldier Field stands.

Lincoln Park »

The Park District, which will earn $150,000 for leasing the old site, offers another at Belmont Harbor.

Edison Park »

Community leaders had hoped to renovate the park and rename it for Edison Park native John McDonough.

The Loop »

The Chicago Park District went back on its decision to allow dogs in the park in earlier plans.