The American agave plant at the Garfield Park Conservatory in February. Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

38-Foot-Tall Agave Plant Begins Death Blossom At Garfield Park Conservatory After More Than 50 Years

PHOTOS: The American agave, nicknamed Maya, blooms only once before it dies. And that's happening right now.

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Webster Street Bridge Will Close During Daytime Hours Starting Monday

Crews will work 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until Nov. 25.

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2-Floor, Massive Christmas Bar In Wrigleyville Is Returning In November

Christmas Club will return with themed food and drinks, decorations and holiday music on Nov. 20.

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High Lake Levels Are Pushing City To Prepare For A Dangerous Winter And A Precarious Future

Chicago's needed lakefront repairs are in the billions of dollars. “The work we are talking about is with a 'B' and not an 'M' when it comes to money,” Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) told residents Monday night.