Tag: Parks

Learn how to fish Chicago’s Lake Front Harbor at Northerly Island Park during Family Fishing!

Perfect for families with children ages 8 years old and up, this two and one-half hour class includes in-class instruction and on-the-water fishing. Professional Instruction is provided by Chicago’s Fish ‘N’ Kids Program Instructors. Fishing instruction, equipment and bait are provided. A fishing license is required for people ages 16 years of age and older. Fee is $5.00 per person.… Read more →

August Neighbors’ Night Out Summary – Great things happening at neighborhood parks

At the August GSLA Neighbors’ Night Out, about 35 people joined in conversation about our local parks and recreational opportunities in the South Loop. The event was held at the Weather Mark Tavern. Two Chicago Park District managers joined the event to give updates and field questions about our local parks: Brandon Cotton representing Ping Tom Park, and Talonna Sharp… Read more →

Revised British School and park renderings

Revised plans were set to be shared with the community at a meeting hosted by Ald. Solis (25th ward) this evening.  Earlier today, a representative from McCaffery Interests gave an overview of the revised plans to our President, Gail Rutkkowski.  As you may recall, the original plans were shared at our community meeting on January 26, 2013 and the revised… Read more →

Women’s Park Field House Build Out Presentation

A message from Randall Raaflaub, President of the Park Advisory Council  for Women’s Park   What: PAC Presentation/Discussion on field house build out alternatives Where: Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens field house When: Monday, February 11th @ 6:30pm With the Chicago Women’s Park & Gardens’ field house renovations about to begin, new Chicago Park District (CPD) ideas on using the… Read more →

Fred Anderson Park Drawings

At a community meeting in April, the following figures were presented to the community for comment.  A presentation and discussion at our May 21, 2011 meeting will allow for further community input on the concepts and we hope you will join us! Fred Anderson Park Concept Section A 042511 Fred Anderson Park Concept Section B 042511 Fred Anderson Park Concept… Read more →