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Chicago Park Distict

Illinois Senate passes pension bill for Chicago Park District

Park district pension reform moving in Springfield

Indian Boundary Park: Neighbors get first look at former zoo building

Bloomingdale Trail entry park opens in Bucktown

Park District wrestles with future of Indian Boundary Park

Several residents of the city's West Rogers Park neighborhood urged the Chicago Park District Board on Wednesday to take another look at a planned renovation of Indian Boundary Park that includes eliminating an almost 90-year-old zoo.

Park district board signs off on major bond sale, receives public feedback on Bloomingdale Trail project

The Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners approved at their monthly meeting on Wednesday the sale of $193.6 million in tax-exempt bonds, $50 million of which will finance the agency’s capital improvement plan. The remaining $143.6 million will be used to refinance outstanding debt obligations, according to a copy of the bond sale ordinance.

Chicago Park District to start reward points program

Kerry Wood Cubs Field takes first step toward cleanup of contamination

Park District promises more neighborhood offerings this summer

Chicago Park District officials gave details at a Wednesday board meeting of their summer ‘Night Out in the Parks’ initiative, which is part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to provide more cultural offerings outside of downtown.

Adam Schwerner, director of natural resources at the Park District, promised that the summer initiative would deliver 750 citywide cultural and arts activities in 230 different parks. Those activities will include 200 total movies in neighborhood parks and six classical musical concerts in parks located throughout the city.

Chicago harbors still struggling to fill boat slots