- 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
Chosen Few Picnic Celebrates 30th Anniversary With 14 Hours Of House Music In Jackson Park Saturday
The "Woodstock of house music" returns after two years online due to the pandemic, with parties held across Chicago all weekend. General admission to the picnic is $60.
Celebrate Jackson Park’s Cherry Blossoms With Drumming, Dance, Haiku And Origami This Weekend
A traditional viewing of cherry blossoms will take place noon-3 p.m. Sunday at the Garden of the Phoenix on Jackson Park's Wooded Island.
Lane Closures On DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Stony Island Avenue Coming Soon As Part Of Obama Center-Related Road Work
One southbound lane on DuSable Lake Shore Drive will be closed from 57th to Hayes drives starting Thursday, while Stony Island Avenue will see lane closures near the Obama Presidential Center construction site starting April 18.
Midway Plaisance’s East End Would Get A Play Area And Renovations To Cheney-Goode Memorial As Part Of Obama Center Requirements
The green space around the Cheney-Goode Memorial must be renovated as a stand-in for Jackson Park land lost to the Obama Presidential Center.
Organizers Rally To Save Trees From Being Cut Down In Jackson Park, South Shore Nature Sanctuary For Tiger Woods Golf Course
"We’re interested in what the people want, seeing as it is their park," one organizer said.
After Obama Center Brings Extra Attention, Jackson Park Council Could Make It Harder To Vote On Critical Issues
Under a committee's proposal, members would have to attend twice as many meetings in a year and volunteer at sanctioned events before they could vote.
Jackson Park’s Wooded Island To Be Gated, Locked At Dusk To Stop ‘Criminal Activity,’ Park District Says
Ald. Leslie Hairston said plans to limit after-hours island access have been floated for years. But officials gave the public only one day's notice about the significant change.
South Midway Plaisance In Jackson Park To Close, Cornell Drive To Be Narrowed This Summer As Part Of Obama Center Road Work
The traffic changes, set to begin Aug. 13, will be temporary as the city plans to close Cornell Drive through the park by mid-2023.
‘The Show’ Travel Baseball Team Celebrates 12 Seniors As They Head Off To College, Career Training With Scholarships
The majority of the graduates will attend historically Black schools, and all have been shaped for the better by the team, their families and coach said.
How Will Governments Protect Jackson Park During Obama Center Construction? A New Plan Offers Ideas
It calls for the city to reapply for Jackson Park and the Midway's spots on the National Register of Historic Places, and to restore the Statue of the Republic.
Park Activists, City Officials Return To Court In Ongoing Battle Over Obama Center Construction
Protect Our Parks is appealing a district court judge's dismissal of its lawsuit seeking to block the Obama Presidential Center's construction in Jackson Park.
The Chosen Few Picnic’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Is Still On — For Now
The "Woodstock of house music" is still scheduled for July 4, though the coronavirus has led organizers to pause advance ticket sales.
Black Kids Can Drum, Dance And Read Plenty Of Books During This Month’s Black History Tour
The event series was planned "to create this healthy racial identity — you are black and you are somebody," organizer Candice Washington said.
Obama Center Plans Would Change Historic Aspects Of Park Boulevard System Too, Updated Report Says
Stakeholders will provide new input in response to the completed report next week.
City Will Unveil Plan To Mitigate Obama Center’s Impact On Jackson Park In January
The update comes after months of silence from the city around the federal review process.
You Can Try Dragon Boat Racing For Free In Jackson Park This Weekend
"The club provides all the equipment: the life vests, the paddles, the boat. All you have to do is bring yourself."
South Shore Nature Sanctuary Is Far From ‘Dead,’ Neighbors Say After Ald. Hairston Pushes To Replace It With Golf Courses
Hairston made the comments at Medinah Country Club, where Tiger Woods — who's backing a plan to remove and replace the sanctuary for a PGA-level course — was prepping for a tournament.
Saturday’s Walk Through Jackson Park And Woodlawn To Highlight Historic (And Endangered) Landmarks
Preservation Chicago will take walkers to see Jackson Park and Woodlawn landmarks like Wooded Island, Emmett Till's home and the dormant Washington Park National Bank.
Federal Review Finds Obama Presidential Center Will Have ‘Adverse Impact’ On Jackson Park
The finding could further delay the construction of the $500 million center designed by former President Barack Obama to house his presidential library.
Obama Center Community Benefits Ordinance Can Be Chicago’s Model For Development Without Displacement, Alds. Say
The introduced agreement only addresses housing, but its backers plan to tackle employment, sustainability, education and transportation, too.