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  • New food items coming to Soldier Field?

    New food items coming to Soldier Field?
    There could be new grub to chomp on while watching the Bears next season at Soldier Field. The Chicago Park District board of commissioners on Wednesday will consider authorizing the district to enter into a 10-year food management contract with Aramark...
  • Buckingham Fountain to be turned on Thursday

    Buckingham Fountain to be turned on Thursday
    The Chicago Park District will turn on Buckingham Fountain for its 86th season on Thursday, the district announced today. The fountain, a memorial to Clarence Buckingham, was donated to the South Park Commission by his sister, Kate Buckingham, cost...
  • Emanuel's trade: recycling carts for soft drink plugs

    Emanuel's trade: recycling carts for soft drink plugs
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday announced his latest partnership with Coca-Cola: The soft drink giant will pay for 50,000 blue recycling carts for Chicago homes and in return gets to put images of Coke products on the lids of the familiar bins. Emanuel tied...
  • Barrington car show moving to Chicago in 2014

    Barrington car show moving to Chicago in 2014
    The Barrington Concours d'Elegance, an annual showcase of collectible cars and motorcycles, will move to downtown Chicago in 2014 and be renamed the Chicago Concours, its new management told the Tribune. The new owners are David Cooper, founder of...
  • 10 years after Daley's Meigs Field raid, the makeover of Northerly Island is slow to take shape

    10 years after Daley's Meigs Field raid, the makeover of Northerly Island is slow to take shape
    Ten years ago as Mayor Richard M. Daley worked through political channels to accelerate federal approval to build new runways at the airport his father had dearly called "O'Hara," the mayor also issued an infamous order to destroy Chicago's little...
  • What if Chicago had hit gold with 2016 bid?

    What if Chicago had hit gold with 2016 bid?
    LONDON — What if, on Oct. 2, 2009, in Denmark, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge had said: "Tonight I have the honor to announce that the Games of the 31st Olympiad are awarded to the city of ... Chicago."? In the nearly three...
  • YWCA Flying Fish and Chicago South Swim Club Co-host "Stop the Drowning, Stop the Violence" Swim Meet at Chicago State University

     
    The YWCA Flying Fish and the Chicago South Swim Club partnered this spring to co-host "Stop the Drowning, Stop the Violence," the first officially sanctioned …...
  • August 4: Chicago Scene - Parkways Foundation and Lollapalooza

    August 4: Chicago Scene -  Parkways Foundation and Lollapalooza
    Lollapalooza August 5-7 Grant Park For more information: www.lollapalooza.com Parkways Foundation invests in Chicago's parks to enrich communities through historic preservation, environmental initiatives, capital projects and youth/family programs....
  • January 5: Chicago Scene - Free Fitness Week

    January 5: Chicago Scene - Free Fitness Week
    Free Fitness Week Chicago Park District January 3-9 For a list of locations: www.chicagoparkdistrict.com
  • July 26: Focus on Family - Kidwinks

    July 26: Focus on Family - Kidwinks
    Free Summer Family Fun in Chicago Summer is all about getting out of the house and enjoying the beautiful weather. Parents in this economy, though, really need to pay attention to their budgets. Jean Lemke, co-founder of kidwinks.com, shares some free...
  • Color your world

     Color your world
    Above the Grove Portage Trail at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, the canopy of trees was taxicab yellow. With the sun pouring down from above, the colors glowed. Beneath them, we walkers gaped at the view, pointed our cameras and counted...