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Near West Side »

The events bring neighbors together to beautify parks in honor of Earth Day. 

Lincoln Park »

Neighborhood "voices not heard," Ald. Michele Smith says, rejecting a riverwalk as "token" open space.

Old Town »

Ald. Smith has called for a major new park along the river, but planners laid out no such proposals.

Lincoln Park »

Ald. Michele Smith wants a 10-acre park along the river to be set aside in the Finkl Steel development.

South Shore »

Handball is more than just a game at Chicago's "poor man's country club."

Lincoln Park »

Playground Pointers, an iPhone app, currently includes more than 700 parks with photos and ratings.

Chicago »

Friends of the Parks are offering grants of up to $2,000 to parks in need of beautification or programs.

Edgebrook »

The North Edgebrook Civic Association is focused on ridding Wildwood Park of crime.

Logan Square »

Kosciuszko Park, lovingly known by residents as "Koz Park," is being considered for landmark status.

Chicago »

If Mel Reynolds stumps too close to a school, he could get slapped with a felony, sources said.