Bearhug the dog out with his owners at a new Edgewater dog park in 2017. Linze Rice

From ‘Dog Park Desert’ To Pup Playground: South Side Could Get 5 Dog Parks

Thanks to some passionate neighbors, the South Side’s status as an official dog-park-free zone will come to an end soon.

Bridgeport, Chinatown Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Free Lincoln Park ‘ZooLights’ Begins Nov. 23 With 2.5 Million Lights

The 24th annual ZooLights at the Lincoln Park Zoo brings out a crowd each year.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Is Colder Than Alaska Today (And Yes, This November Has Been Brutal So Far)

It's not your imagination: Tuesday is the 8th straight day in a row of below-normal temperatures for Chicago.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

City Vows To Keep Mexican Culture Alive In Pilsen, Little Village With New Affordable Housing Plan

A proposed new pilot program would increase the city’s affordable housing requirement from 10 to 20 percent in the neighborhoods.