A man fishing at River Park on Tuesday. The tree roots and rocks along the shoreline were added to create new habitats for river wildlife.Alex V. Hernandez/Block Club Chicago

River Park Will Soon Offer Kayaking, Canoe Trips And More As North Branch River Activities Head Northwest

Money to convert the boathouse to a museum is being sought. "We're going to try and make this happen,” a park district planner said.

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City Employee Dies From Coronavirus, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"This sobering moment should remind us that the numbers we report every day are not mere statistics," Lightfoot said.

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With Rent Strike Looming, Mac Properties Offers Options To Struggling Tenants But Won’t Forgive Rent

The major Hyde Park landlord said tenants can enter a payment plan, transfer to a cheaper apartment or pursue "a path to lease termination."

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Out Of Work Artist? Pritzker, Lightfoot Announce $4 Million Artist Relief Fund

The new fund will award $1,500 grants to artists, production staff and entertainment workers struggling through the coronavirus outbreak.