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Emeline Posner

Celebrate World Wetlands Day By Visiting A Nearby Marsh Or Wet Prairie (Yep, We Have ‘Em In Chicago)

Take advantage of the mild winter weather this weekend and explore one of the many wetland habitats in the Chicagoland area.

South Chicago, East Side

After 61 Years Of Making The Gold Coast Accessible To All, Area’s Magnificent Garden Walk Is Canceled: ‘I Hope That It Comes Back’

Gold Coast gardens are still thriving, but area gardeners will no longer be able to showcase their lush yards to the public.


As Black Women Face Maternal Health Crisis, Jackson Park Hospital Plans To Shut Down OB/GYN Unit — And Nurses Are Fighting Back

Just seven years ago, the hospital took $4.6 million from state to renovate and expand its labor and delivery unit — but now, it's closing.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

How Much Lead Is In Your Garden? Chicago Soil Study Aims To Educate, Empower Urban Growers

As part of their two-year study, soil researchers will provide quick, low-cost heavy-metal soil testing for home gardeners.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards