An early morning shoveler in front of Big Star, paving a safe way for commuters. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Be Safe Shoveling: Snow Pounding Chicago Is Wet And Heavy As Heck, Increasing Health Risk

Chicagoans have to shovel their sidewalks, but this "very heavy" snow could prove dangerous.

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City Pushes To Improve Midway Plaisance ‘Swamp’ Land To Replace Parkland Lost To Obama Center

The city intends to upgrade the east end of Midway Plaisance as it tries to meet a federal requirement to replace Jackson Park land lost to the Obama Center.