A young rider takes a spin on the new pump track Friday.Friends of Big Marsh

With Major Upgrades, Big Marsh Park Is Becoming The Gateway To Flourishing Calumet Region

Friday was a busy day for Big Marsh Park in South Deering, with the unveiling of a paved "pump track" for bikes and the installation of a Roman Villarreal sculpture at the former slag dump site.

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Coronavirus Kill 51 More Illinoisans, Including Child In Cook County

The state also reported 6,110 confirmed cases, bringing the total to 389,095.

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Get Your Flu Shot, Free COVID Tests At Halloween Event This Weekend In Pilsen

The event hosted by Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s office will take place from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.

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Block Club Chicago Named Best News Website Finalist In Editor & Publishers’ National EPPY Awards

The reader-funded nonprofit newsroom was also honored as a finalist for the Best Community Service award as part of the Lens On Lightfoot collaboration.