- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Riot Fest Is Over, But Douglass Park Neighbors Say They Won’t Be Able To Use The Park For Weeks Due To Cleanup
Half of Douglass Park closes during music festival season, keeping sports teams and families out of the area's main park. While some neighbors are frustrated, others say it's worth the economic boost.
Riot Fest Returns To Douglass Park: PHOTOS
The Smashing Pumpkins, Lupe Fiasco and Coheed and Cambria took the stage for the rainy return of the annual festival.
Riot Fest Concertgoers Can Get Vaccinated At The Medical Tent All Weekend
Vaccines will be available 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday at the medical tent near the Douglass Park entrance at Ogden Avenue and Sacramento Boulevard.
As Lyrical Lemonade Returns To Douglass Park, Residents Prepare For Hip-Hop — And Headaches
Though some residents complain about the noise, traffic and damage to the park caused by festivals, organizers say they boost West Side businesses and bring people together.
This West Side Mini-Golf Course Was Abandoned For Years — Until Local Teens Restored It
Teens designed the 18-hole mini-golf course with a wildlife conservation theme based on the colorful birds that live in Douglass Park.
West Siders To Hold March For Peace After 2 Mass Shootings Within Minutes: ‘There’s No Respect For Life’
The community's response to ending violence must continue to be "all hands on deck," one organizer said.
Lawndale Residents Can Sign Up Sunday For Free Tickets To Riot Fest
The music festival is also hosting a job fair so it can hire nearby residents for temporary positions.
Riot Fest 1-Day Tickets Go On Sale Noon Friday, And Lupe Fiasco, Smashing Pumpkins Announced As Headliners
Three-day passes to the September festival quickly sold out last week.
Riot Fest Lineup Announced: Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins, Pixies And More
Three-day passes for the punk rock music fest went on sale Friday but quickly sold out. One-day passes will go on sale next week.
After Years Of Disrepair, A West Side Mini-Golf Course Will Soon Reopen As A Bird-Themed Public Art Project
Teens designed the mini-golf course as an educational attraction that will focus on bird wildlife native to the Midwest prairie.
After Douglass Park Renamed, Panel Will Review North Lawndale Monuments — And Propose New Ones — Wednesday
Citing Stephen Douglas' racist past, students successfully rallied to rename a park for Frederick and Anna Murray Douglass last summer. Now, local leaders will rethink old monuments and imagine new ones "that reflect our history for generations to come."
Dead Fish Are Piling Up In Chicago’s Ponds And Lagoons. Here’s What’s Going On
Temperature swings and heavy snow contributed to the fish die-off at the city's ponds and lagoons, according to Park District officials and freshwater biologists.
Little Village Coronavirus Testing Site Moved To Douglass Park
The city ended testing at Saucedo Scholastic Academy on Wednesday.
West Side Park Officially Renamed For Frederick And Anna Murray Douglass
The Park District finalized the renaming after previously stripping the name of Civil War-era Senator Stephen A. Douglas from the park.
Douglas Park Signs Come Down To Make Way For New Name: Frederick And Anna Murray Douglass Park
The signs were removed just a day after the Park District Board voted to remove the name of Stephen Douglas from the park.
Douglas Park Is No More, Clearing Way To Honor Abolitionists Frederick And Anna Murray Douglass
The board will rename the park after a 45-day public comment period.
How Should Chicago Rename Its Public Parks? Here’s How To Weigh In With Your Ideas
The changes come after a years-long effort to change Douglas Park to Douglass Park in honor of abolitionists Frederick Douglass and Anna Murray-Douglass.
Douglas Park Will Be Renamed For Frederick Douglass, But Students Pushing For Change Say They Were Left Out
Youth organizers were not notified about the board meeting and were not invited to speak with the board about their proposal before it voted.
Douglas Park Will Be Renamed For Frederick Douglass, Park District Board Says: ‘We Have Heard You’
After West Side students lobbied for the change for years, the Park District Board unanimously voted to start the park renaming process Wednesday.
Will Douglas Park Be Renamed For Frederick Douglass? After Years Of Student Activism, Park District Calls Emergency Meeting To Decide
West Side students lobbied the city to rename the park for years to no avail. But after protesters tried to pull down the Columbus statue, the city is listening.