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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The Birds, The Bees And Consent: How One Chicago Classroom Navigates Evolving Sexual Education

After the revelation of widespread abuse in Chicago Public Schools, more schools are teaching the meaning and practice of consent.

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Can Art Revive South Chicago? These Artists Are Trying To Infuse New Life Into The Neighborhood

Devastated by the downturn of the steel industry, artists are working to revitalize South Chicago by transforming vacant buildings into art studios.