Maria Hinojosa and Augustine Hinojosa check out the rapidly growing Agave Americana.Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

Amazing Agave At Garfield Park Conservatory Grew 11 Inches In One Weekend, And Will Soon Hit The Ceiling

One of nature’s many mysteries is unfolding in the Garfield Park Conservatory's Desert House.

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Cops Kick Runners, Cyclists Out Of Park Near Lakefront After Chicagoans Ignore Coronavirus Closure

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the lakefront and adjacent parks closed after crowds ignored social distancing guidelines last week.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.