Articles By Jonathan Ballew
As Other Cities Replace Water Lines Without Tearing Up Streets And Trees, Chicago Refuses To Try It: ‘The Old Chicago Way’ At Work, Critics Say
Cities like Toronto and Evanston are using a cheaper and less invasive replacement technology, cured-in-place pipe, but the city water department rejected it after a "tainted" pilot program.
The cancellation comes after weeks of meetings between event organizers, the Chicago Park District and environmental groups, who wanted the event moved.
Bird lovers are calling the event "a huge success story," but the chicks' toughest days are ahead of them.
The Rogers Park Business Alliance and The Recyclery Collective, who plans to fill potholes with art, were two of three Chicago groups that won the AARP grant.
In order to come into compliance with city code, the church needs to upgrade their plumbing system. That could cost as much as $20,000.
Co-owner Sean Mulroney declined to offer specifics but confirmed the club is still planning a move to Uptown's entertainment district.
The free art festival will feature 2D and 3D artwork from professionals, amateurs and kids.
The eggs from Montrose Beach's endangered birds were moved to the zoo to try to help them survive.
As salsa music blared and crowds cheered, the Humboldt Park gator ventured further into the lagoon.