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63rd Street Beach House, City of Chicago

Chicago has the finest department of parks in the nation in my opinion and as I travel throughout the city, I find gems that are truly remarkable. 122 more words

Ammodramus, Shmammodramus - Late Summer Wrap-up

I really dig Ammodramus sparrows. These smartly dressed birds are the sparrows’ answer to every person who gushes about the bright colors of warblers.  The elegance of these birds is compounded by the fact that they make you work for it.   377 more words


Relax, there’s No Rush

By Tricia Lunt, English Faculty

Punctuality and productivity are crucial skills for a purposeful life, and I am a champion of reliability and consistency. My friend Hanna once remarked that if I say I’ll be somewhere at 11:00am, then that’s exactly where you’ll find me. 370 more words

10 Best Things to Do in Chicago During the Summertime

When I was in Mexico City, I met four different people who told me they’d been to Chicago – but visited during the winter. What. 1,817 more words


Ten Homes, Parks, Towns and Buildings That Changed America with WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer

Dave sits down with WTTW’s Geoffrey ‘Mr. Chicago’ Baer at 3:50am to discuss his new national PBS Series ‘The Ten That Changed America’, including the homes, parks and towns that have helped shape the American environment. 20 more words

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Rahm Emanuel: "We have great officers" but "the last two months they feel like they don't have the support"

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes with his plan for Chicago’s parks, the Chicago Police Dept. search for a new Superintendent, and how the city is increasing security following the terrorist attacks in Brussels. 18 more words

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