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Live Near Douglass Park? You Can Sign Up Saturday For Free Tickets To Riot Fest

Neighbors of Douglass Park can stop by Saturday to sign up for free tickets to the punk rock and alternative music festival.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Without Easy Access To The Lake, West Siders Hope Pools Will Remain Open Despite Lifeguard Shortage

Though pools at major parks like Douglass Park, Columbus Park and Garfield Park will reopen, some indoor pools will close for the summer due to a lack of staff.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Heatwave Festival To Feature Tiësto, Galantis And More Electronic Dance Music At Douglass Park This Summer

The Heatwave Music Festival will run July 16-17 at Douglass Park with DJs and electronic music producers from around the world.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Douglass 18 Mini Golf Will Soon Reopen With Concession Stand And Patio Dining At West Side Park

The mini-golf course at Douglass Park will reopen June 4. Organizers are also building a concession stand and dining area.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Sign Up For Free Tennis Lessons On South And West Sides, South Suburbs This Weekend

In celebration of National Tennis Month, USTA will host free lessons for adults and kids in South Shore, Humboldt Park and suburban Homewood.

Citywide

Gunfire Has Hit 3 West Side Hospitals Since July, Saint Anthony President Says

No one was hurt after a bullet hit a hospital window where patients were being treated, officials said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Little Village Coronavirus Testing Site Moved To Douglass Park

The city ended testing at Saucedo Scholastic Academy on Wednesday.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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