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December 23, 2015

Algae and

Helping to clean up the Chicago River.

December 18, 2015

On December 20th, this Sunday,

, Also known as Bloomingdale Trail, host

. Bring a string of lights, glow sticks, LED candles or other non-flame lights, and walk to

Used for fire pits, hot drinks, s'mores, music and fire dances.

December 7, 2015

Somewhere in Cook County, there are now


December 3, 2015

The Tribune found that

Approved the use of 2,4-D, a pesticide during World War II, for use by Dow Chemical on genetically modified crops. this is

Tell you how awesome these things are, this is

Outline its dangers.

November 23, 2015

Although we don’t have as much snow in the urban area as the northern suburbs, the 11.2 inches of O’Hare


November 18, 2015

Tired of tearing open trash bags and sorting recyclables, Streets&San is

: Coming on January 1

, No matter what is in the recycling bin, all bags found in the recycling bin will be treated as garbage.

November 17, 2015

There will be one

This winter. It will be installed on December 5th, as long as the ice is cold enough for the ice to freeze normally, you can skate for free.

WBEZ launches today

, Working with us to establish a new website on how we can withstand the effects of climate change

. The first story is connected

November 11, 2015

Recorded by Mike Davis

Video of each sunrise from October 1st to October 30th from 4:30 am to 8:30 am. [


November 3, 2015

Researchers at the Chicago Botanic Garden discovered


last year.

November 2, 2015

On November 20th, people will enter their tents and sleeping bags in Cricket Hill (Lincoln Park).

, This is a charity event aimed at raising awareness and funding for local shelters and homeless people.

October 30, 2015

People already

The original name of the park

To New York


. It has been open for a while now, and John Greenfield is very clear that in some ways, 606 is not that good-

October 20, 2015

Residents say that Humboldt Park looks "like a golf course now"

In order to deal with the emerald gray bore. This city has been fighting against invasive species

October 13, 2015

, This is a new resource for finding Superfund hazardous materials removal sites near you, a list

On the south side. Unfortunately, there is a

Needs to be added. [

October 5, 2015

Windy and rainy weather

-very suitable

, But only legal on certain beaches.

October 2, 2015

this Saturday

Allows you to enter houses and buildings that use solar energy and other alternative energy sources. This is an


September 24, 2015

Former Chicago Food Editor Melissa McEwen revealed an amazing fact:

. (I do the same, but my cat hunts them to participate in sports.)

September 23, 2015

A kind

Will be seen in Chicago on Saturday night-Skilling said

. (I hope it won't be mixed up.)

September 22, 2015

Tomorrow at dawn and sunset,

Will come to us again. Just don't get hit by the car

In the middle of Loop Street.

September 15, 2015

Corgi Beach Day

Even after thousands of people refused, the organizers were forced to close the Facebook page of the event. (


September 9, 2015


, Although it does not yet have a name. Any suggestions?

September 4, 2015

It's not just you-the amount of mold in the air is high

In the Chicago area.

Bicycle lanes and sidewalks, artificial hills and blue herons will be exhibited when they reopen.

Today, twelve years later

August 31, 2015

Despite recent efforts to clean up Chicago’s rivers, heavy rain can still cause

, So you probably should

Before going swimming.

Rich Cohen called Oak Street Beach "the best urban beach in the world", full of poetry

In the "New York Times".

August 29, 2015

Chicago Botanic Garden announced tonight

, The corpse flower is a rare, unpleasant flower that was enthusiastically expected last week,

turn on.

August 19, 2015

Actually bees

-You can help them keep the buzz (and plant growth) by planting some native flowers on the roof, window sill or yard.

Just don't do what Oprah does...

August 14, 2015

The prediction of the strongest El Niño phenomenon on record says that this could also lead to


According to U’s C scientist,

Because they are too violent

On Earth.

Remember: we are not invaded by suburban residents; it’s just

August 11, 2015

Starting from April next year, bicycles will be allowed on the bike. It is easy for cyclists

And South Bend.

August 10, 2015

After 12 years of waiting,

Will only bloom for one day

It reaches a height of six to eight feet and emits its signature rotten smell.

August 7, 2015

Including celebrities such as Steve Carell and John C. Reilly, whose voices are dedicated to Abraham Lincoln, Picasso, etc.

August 5, 2015

Because they feed on a large number of mosquitoes in the area.

August 4, 2015

Biosolids from human feces are

The whole city.

July 23, 2015

Curious city looking

, Experts recommend going to the North Island or taking a ferry at Lake Michigan.

It turns out that you can catch a lot of fish in the Chicago area-

July 21, 2015

Wastewater from the city will now

, Chicago became the last major city to implement this practice.

July 17, 2015

Once extinct in Illinois, travel eg Falcon

, Thanks in part to

Then they were reintroduced into the wild.

July 16, 2015

See how big the petroleum coke pile is in the south

And other Chicago landmarks.

July 14, 2015

At the New York City Animal Shelter in June.



, Today is a good day to surf the Internet.

July 13, 2015


The failure caused the oxygen level to drop.

July 10, 2015

Chicago's plastic bag ban

July 6, 2015

The farm is

, Including Pullman's Method factory will be the world's largest factory.

July 2, 2015

When people flock to the Bloomingdale Trail this weekend, everyone can get along with some people


From trash cans in alleys to markets around the world.

What are the benefits of the Internet?

Born at Lincoln Park Zoo recently?

June 29, 2015

An experienced urban fisherman shares some suggestions

-In Chicago.

June 26, 2015

People are

Use their bathroom.

It is the newest member of Shedd Aquarium.

June 15, 2015


Aimed at flooding?

Have a picture of that

New first flood

And a few photos of the "Bay" area

June 12, 2015

Experts still not sure

When it rains.

June 9, 2015

In Chicago, smog clouds around.

June 8, 2015



Around the newly opened Bloomingdale Trail.

A boy dolphin calf is

Black Hawk game and rainy weather

June 7, 2015

Change Jackson Park

Yoko Ono's "

"Instead of making the design public.

June 6, 2015

It took several years to build Chicago, but this weekend you can celebrate The Bloomingdale Trail and the related 606 park system. Festival details abound

. There will be food, art installations, ribbon-cutting and dancing lessons to kick off the curtain.

June 5, 2015

What's wrong


June 3, 2015


Open this weekend, DNAinfo wants to know what people would call it. The poll may be completely unscientific, but it shows that at the time of writing,

June 1, 2015

The most popular swimming area in Humboldt Park is only the puddle, residents

May 26, 2015


It’s near the house, but it’s not clear whether nature trails will prevent or encourage crime.

Building owners can

By renting them to

May 22, 2015

Chicagoists shared some of their

You can walk by the water this weekend

Or just wander around

May 21, 2015

Today's GB documentary series

, With three 360° videos shot using a special six-camera device. These videos allow you to point your "camera" in any direction. They are about

May 20, 2015

Residents want to turn a failed Union Pacific Railway line on the northwest side

Walk to scale model of the solar system

Near the lake.

May 18, 2015

Chicago is ranked again

Based on a study by Orkin on the number of treatments carried out by pest control companies.

May 12, 2015

Illinois ranks 14th in the 14th place in the "American Cyclist League"

. See our

, And where we can improve.

Jana Kinsman from

There was a setback this week when three of her hives were stolen.

. Local community farmers who helped her raise a small amount of cash to establish a new safe location and provided her with support

Chicago official tree pollen count

Gottlieb allergy count grade, used to score the severity of allergens in the Midwest.

May 11, 2015

This smelly onion-like plant in Chicago may be named for it

From the woods of the area.

May 7, 2015

Eli Lilly’s Shih Tzu is

, After escaping four years ago and somehow completing the 900-mile journey to Chicago.

May 4, 2015

Entered Lake Michigan in 1949.

, Chinook salmon was introduced into the Great Lakes. Now, the population of alewife is at the lowest level in history, while the population of chinook traded by the sports fishing industry is increasing.

, and also.

May 1, 2015

City is

Through analysis and complaints about trash bin overflow and other influencing factors, as well as discovering rodent behavior.

Thousands of children in Chicago still suffer from environmental lead poisoning, but

From the city budget.

April 30, 2015

Alderman Maldonado's ward includes Humboldt Park and he is not keen on it

Starting from the expanded festival last year. He knew very well that the organizers needed to fix some subpar grass seedings before the spring was too late.

April 24, 2015

Curious city explained

Chicago's night sky-and why it has been changing color recently.

April 23, 2015

-It's the BYO shovel.

DNAInfo Chicago has a useful article on how to recycle frequently used items such as K cups, cigarette butts, tennis balls and even old bras!

According to County Cooke, the worst month for a tornado is June.

April 20, 2015

The Army Corps of Engineers has been released

, Is the south fork of the Henan branch of Chicago. [

Bloomingdale Trail


Music, dance and a series of parades on the trails.

April 14, 2015

Cook County Forest Reserve has

To achieve new and healthier growth.

April 13, 2015

Can register now

. [

April 10, 2015

Chicago Wildlife Watch has captured more than 1 million photos of wild animals in the Chicago area-but they are

Grist Chronicles

In Chicago.

Yesterday's storm

West of chicago, torn up

. Washington residents hit by tornado

Applies to residents affected by twisters.

April 9, 2015

The bird's eye view of the riverfront buildings is a bit unpleasant

Infiltrated the Chicago River this morning.

One year after the proposal, the Chicago Park District


, 4345 S. Calumet Ave., will

, Young woman

While walking through the park with her friends in the wrong status.

April 7, 2015

will have

, After seeing what happened, it’s a bit disturbing

Believe in man-made climate change (and agree with 97% of scientists) is

It is in a downturn than Illinois.

A lucky lake view resident has some new neighbors on his balcony:

. Check out his Instagram

. you can also

City and suburbs.

April 3, 2015

Spring is here, which means the city’s

Is breeding. Watch the live video at:

-and also

Either the location is not good, or the Falcon is not there. Follow

Learn more on Facebook. In addition, actor Dacey Arashiba has also begun to release

The falcon living on his balcony.


Like a chicken, a live rabbit is not a good idea.

. Nevertheless, there are still many people who do not really consider the field they want to enter. If you are a rabbit lover and want to participate in some activities to save rabbits, you can try to participate voluntarily

March 30, 2015

The sound of the frog looking for love is fast

March 27, 2015


After they were buried in the snow

March 26, 2015


Spread in dog parks and kennels in the city.

-Magnitude 2.9-shook the Chicago area at 6:08 pm last night. geologist

In the hilly northwestern suburban lake.

March 19, 2015

Yes it is,

. this is

March 13, 2015

The next stage of development


Developed by Governor Rauner. However, don't worry, the park will open in June.

March 9, 2015

A train carrying 103 boxes of crude oil derailed on its way to the Chicago area, prompting the head of the state's Emergency Management Agency and environmental activist Senator Dubin to issue a reminder.

. You can check

Through the environmental group

March 2, 2015

Residents of Southeastern District are

Outside their community, but the end result is still unclear.

February 27, 2015

All the horns, police sirens and human voices in the city

-Although it is possible to escape, but if you

February 26, 2015

Not only may break today

, But expected to be achieved throughout February

February 24, 2015

Is not the city of medicine

Inhibit sperm production and cause the loss of rat eggs, the purpose is to slow down sperm production

February 19, 2015

Will be

Today is like

cold. (All

If you need a place to bring your children, it will be open today. )

February 13, 2015

Chicago will be

This weekend, but if you are brave enough, you can go

On the whole beach.

February 10, 2015

Last weekend’s "New York Times" magazine also included

And its reversal problem, and put the problem in the larger scope of solving the ecological mistakes of the past.

January 26, 2015

Although past protectors of protected areas have successfully challenged development, history shows that

Author: Whet Moser.

January 23, 2015

A very serious study of risky business plans showed

If the current climate change trend continues.

January 21, 2015


, Because the company handled more bed bugs here than any other city in 2014.

Graphic Design Studio

Time-lapse video

Rafting on the Chicago River last week. [

January 16, 2015

The University of Chicago is not the only institution

. Yoko Ono (Yoko Ono) and a man named "


Among other things, it also includes "introducing the sky to people...like introducing medicinal food..." It remains to be seen whether residents will take medicine.

January 12, 2015

Washing wool and some other fabrics may result in tiny petroleum-based microfibers

January 5, 2015

December is

, So January is making up for it

, Then

December 23, 2014

As part of

This year’s things, anti-humanity cards

, They renamed it to Hawaii 2 and issued

Each of the 250,000 subscribers.

We have

Activities have been in Chicago since December 12th, which puts us on the right track

In history.

December 15, 2014

In the small village now

December 3, 2014

In the past year, the weather in Chicago was

, It is one of only four places on the earth where the temperature was below average in 2014.

November 26, 2014

, Build houses wherever possible, including in the concrete near the Solider Field parking lot.

November 21, 2014

in spite of

In Chicago earlier this week, we worked with

in 2014.

November 12, 2014




Draw from

, Along the Calumet River (Sheila Burt of GB)

), Yes

November 5, 2014

The midway airport recorded its

This year, there are still nearly two months left.

November 4, 2014

They are actually skydivers who jump to the Red Bull marketing stunt with torches at night.

November 3, 2014

Bad Friday weather and huge waves on the lake

, There are big chunks of asphalt on it

. Repairs are expected to begin today.

October 17, 2014

Researchers at the University of Illinois studied

, Found the greenest thumb in Chinatown and Bridgeport.

October 15, 2014

Landscape designer Gina Ford shared what will happen to the Chicago Riverwalk

October 14, 2014

Okin Pest Control Company

, Based on the number of treatments the company has performed here in the past year.

October 6, 2014

You heard it right: Chicago saw it

on Saturday. The only earlier snowfalls were on September 25, 1928 and September 25, 1944.

October 3, 2014

Army Corps of Engineers

in order to


. The work is expected to be completed in the spring.

September 30, 2014

The park area estimates that the Riot Carnival must pay

On the first night of the festival after the rain, the fields were muddy. Repair work will begin this week and is expected to take about a month.

September 26, 2014

Chicago has

In North America, it patrols the alleys in the south and west silently.

September 25, 2014

Adler Planetarium and Lincoln Park Zoo have been launched

, This is a crowdsourcing project to identify animals in photos taken by a motion-sensitive camera. [

September 23, 2014

Would bend over and say, no, there is

Judge for yourself:

Martha Bayne wrote "Bloomingdale Trail and the battle between

September 18, 2014

Check out the chicks and chicks in the backyard throughout the city

September 11, 2014

Ducks and other birds

-According to the National Audubon Society, if global warming continues at the current rate.

The park area has

, Beach and port. The ban takes effect immediately, which includes e-cigarettes, but it will not be strictly enforced immediately-so Riot Fest participants

September 10, 2014

Short documentary

Covers the role of native plants in keeping pollinating insects alive.

In all these rains and floods, you can check whether sewage is actually being discharged into the Chicago River with a single click. View

Based on data from the Greater Chicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, understand all the tricky, clickable realities.

August 26, 2014



A kind

August 21, 2014

Designer Milton Glazer


, A set of buttons designed to increase people’s awareness of climate change.

August 8, 2014


, The first in the city.

August 5, 2014

The haze covering this city is

Blow into the area and partially block the sun.

Due to the rain on Sunday, Grant Park is in

After this year's Lollapalooza

August 4, 2014

The waters of Lake Michigan rise

July 31, 2014

A gardener who grows native plants and wildflowers is

Violated Chicago's weed control regulations.

Curious city put together a scrollable story book

July 24, 2014


In the past four years, attempts have been made to prevent invasive species from occupying nearby waterways.

July 23, 2014

Climate change has brought more torrential rains to cities, and more sewage will enter the waterways

Holds billions of gallons of water.

July 22, 2014

present day

. Therefore, stay hydrated and do not judge whether people are sweating.

July 21, 2014

National Weather Service

present day.

July 18, 2014

Containment analysis of NRDC data and Yelp review to determine

. At the same time, shit may be

July 15, 2014

Maggie Daley Park, Building 606 and the extension of the Chicago Riverwalk

right now.

July 1, 2014

Park area

The flood control system discharged sewage into the lake on Monday night.

Contributor Craig Shimala caught lightning during the storm last night and simultaneously struck Sears, Trump and Hancock towers.

As early as 2010, Shimala's video suffered three combos.

June 30, 2014

National Weather Service warning


June 26, 2014

The fog covers the city is

, It is still cooling from the polar vortex.

June 19, 2014

Whether you want to watch a flying bird or a stumbling person, the important thing is

Before putting down the towel.

Illinois is

According to the researchers.

June 13, 2014

Public swimming pool

this weekend.

June 10, 2014

DNR and its allies program

And the Little Calumet River, because the waterways are now clean enough to raise more fish.

June 9, 2014

Illinois becomes the first state

, Rear

A little bit of plastic appeared in the fish in the big lake.

June 6, 2014

A mysterious group is anonymous

In Bridgeport.

June 3, 2014

Maggie Daley Park (Maggie Daley Park) is currently under construction

, Although it still looks like a pile of styrofoam and dirt.

May 27, 2014

look up:"

"In progress,

Up to 20 degrees

May 19, 2014


In vertical farms, there is more harvest and less waste than traditional farms.

May 15, 2014

New site from

Provide the latest information about

. Co-creator Derek Eder

In the "afternoon class" on Tuesday.

May 14, 2014

No food bombs are planting community gardens

In Pilsen.

May 13, 2014

The humidity and the temperature change back and forth are

May 1, 2014

Chicago is one of the countries with the most serious ozone pollution in the country. It ranks 20th in the United States in terms of air pollution, 14th in terms of short-term particulate pollution, and 20th in annual particulate pollution.

. (Thanks, Di!)

April 30, 2014

American Lung Association

Learn about air quality in its 2014 State of the Air report. [


April 29, 2014

Emerald ash bug may spread in Chicago

Found on public property.

April 23, 2014

It's time to check in

! Nest in

And in

All active.

April 22, 2014

There are many

And celebrate it for a whole week. You can also postpone it until Saturday to help

April 14, 2014

No, the white Maggie Daley Park is not made of impenetrable snow, they are

That will be

In the park.

April 10, 2014

The tulips in downtown Michigan Avenue are

April 7, 2014

There may be dogs in the whole city

, But Uptown pet owners still


April 3, 2014

A Chicago regulation that regulates petroleum coke does not prohibit the city’s dusty petroleum by-products.

April 2, 2014

December 2013 to March 2014 is

, According to the National Weather Service.

March 26, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Rahm Emanuel) announced support for the city-wide San Francisco-style environmental repression, which will prohibit Chicago retailers from providing

For customers to carry merchandise.

BP Whiting's BP refinery accident

, But please rest assured, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says the water quality is very good.

March 13, 2014

So, how much salt does Lake Michigan have? Curious city trying

Ad Bob Fioretti (Bob Fioretti, No. 2) wants

Reduce the number of rodents in Chicago. The plan is based on reported success

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority was established last year.

Don't forget, friday is

. Eat some to celebrate.

March 12, 2014

The latest snowfall makes it official: this is already

record on file. O'Hare's height is now 79.1 inches; we still need 3.2 inches to tie the winter of '77-'78 with 82.3.

Vice covers


) In the new documentary.


March 11, 2014

WBEZ’s "City of Curious" survey

, And quantity.

February 27, 2014

The amount of ice on the Great Lake exceeds the highest level in decades, and the coming spring will become cooler

February 19, 2014

This is another new term in your weather dictionary:

Bring thunderstorms, freezing rain and heavy snow.

February 18, 2014

Yesterday’s storm left us at

In the history of Chicago-

. We only need another half an inch to rise to the fourth inch.

February 14, 2014

The Coast Guard is

Come to break the ice buildup on the route to and from Chicago on Lake Michigan.

February 13, 2014

New regulations may force companies that bring petcoke into Chicago

February 12, 2014

It is scheduled to hit many states in the southeast today, so

Those in the south who don't know much about the weather in winter.

February 3, 2014

The mice found themselves unable to penetrate the frozen ground, so they were looking for a better climate in people’s homes, leading to

January 30, 2014

You can see the ice on Lake Michigan driving east

From the National Weather Service. [

January 27, 2014

The sub-zero wind chill is expected to continue

, CPS will

Tomorrow too.

January 23, 2014

According to meteorologists, "

. "Announced by the National Weather Service

For Thursday night,

January 14, 2014

When everyone else is at home, pour boiling water into the air, film producer Ronit Bezalel (Ronit Bezalel)

Capture the unique view of frozen Chicago. [

January 9, 2014

A recent strong solar flare

, If the sky is clear, the visibility is the best tonight. The current forecast says it will be overcast.

January 7, 2014

Released by the Army Corps of Engineers

It details options to prevent Asian carp and other invasive species from moving between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River Basin. One of the solutions is

Contrary to each other, it reverses the work done more than a hundred years ago when digging the sanitary and shipping canal and the Cal-Sag Strait.

When Chicago​​

In the heat, some enthusiastic photographers endured the cold to capture these photos of the city's polar vortex. Below are some amazing pictures and videos that record the incredibly cold weather.

And of course,

. We recommend that you enjoy these foods in a heated space.

January 6, 2014



last night.

It is "a small, faint whirlwind on the water (or sometimes a wetland) that has sucked the mist into the vortex, making it visible."

January 2, 2014

If you want to use

Ride a bike today. As of noon

December 31, 2013

Cook County Park officials said that anyone who wants

Have a picnic or activity in a forest reserve in the county this summer

Because they fill up quickly.

December 30, 2013

A new study by the Army Corps of Engineers to be released on January 7 finds that electric fences on the Chicago Sanitation and Ship Canal are said to prevent Asian carp and other invasive species from moving between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River basin.

- but

. News update

December 19, 2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel releases new news

Today, this will require large storage terminals in cities to store petroleum coke, coal and other bulk materials indoors to prevent pollution.

December 16, 2013

Researchers from

working hard now

December 11, 2013

The camera trap hidden throughout the city is

From raccoons and opiums to deer, red foxes and coyotes.

December 10, 2013

Although snow usually does not risk too far from the Arctic, but

December 5, 2013

One winter

-It may mean a single-digit temperature this week. Official, guys: Winter is here.

November 8, 2013

next week

-And our obsession with snow means that winter must come.

November 1, 2013

Found in a nearby Gold Coast courtyard

Yesterday, the troublemaker passed by.

October 18, 2013

Although it doesn’t sound as cool as "Thunder Snow," another precipitation hybrid graupel,

October 17, 2013

Current construction on Bloomingdale Trail

, The police warned that they would

, A by-product of tar sands refining along the Kalumet River shocked environmentalists. This

Accused of


. Guess we know their ending.

October 3, 2013

Replica of the "Fountain Girl" statue

Nearly 60 years after the originals were stolen during the World Columbian Exposition.

October 2, 2013

The last remaining wild cactus in Chicago is growing secretly

September 26, 2013

In any case, please stop using cleansers that contain "beads". The tiny beads are made of polyethylene plastic,

, Aggravated pollution and may enter the food chain. Thankfully, some companies

Gene Yale of Skokie planted 178 apple varieties in his yard (

) - but he

September 25, 2013

Although it is necessary to upgrade the city’s water supply system (we are still using

Such as pipelines in some places), construction may cause

According to the drinking water of nearby houses

September 13, 2013


Found that the water of Lake Michigan is

And other personal care products rushed into the sewers of Chicago. For diabetes treatment, caffeine and antibiotics are the most common chemicals.

September 5, 2013

The National Weather Service warns people

On the beaches of Chicago today, waves and fissure currents will be very dangerous. [

August 20, 2013

Firefighter is

At Morgan Park this morning. Chicago has

Since July 1, it has caused very dry weather.

August 16, 2013

First of all


Smithsonian curators visited the archives of the Field Museum, which stimulated 35 years of development. This

For nearly 100 years, it has been confused with olingo, an unrelated but somewhat similar animal in South America.

August 12, 2013

Tracy Swartz looks at


) And talked with several people who have interests in the project-including GB's own David Schalliol.

August 9, 2013


It’s this weekend, Montrose Beach and North Island’s parks

So you can watch

. Evanston’s Lighthouse Beach will also open later.

August 1, 2013

Brought a free performance by the bard

Go to the green space around the city throughout the summer.

July 25, 2013

The bear has long ceased to exist:

There are only a few goats and a few chickens left in the small zoo. The park area hopes to close it completely and turn it into a grassland to beautify the environment. Fans of the park

With a

And the parade this weekend.

In chicago

Do you like the idea of ​​renting a bicycle occasionally, but don't like the idea of ​​where you are downgraded?

Is there a station? Then you may be

You can rent bicycles from locals for a day or more here. These are not ordinary, bulky, and partially rusty bicycles that you want to rent. Oh no, there are some pet-friendly bicycles here. E.g,

If you have a dog, it may be exactly what you need (a mustache and a dog are not included in the rent.)

July 23, 2013

The National Weather Service is

and even

Today from Lake Michigan to tomorrow.

July 19, 2013

At North Avenue, Osterman/Hollywood, Montrose, Foster and Rainbow Beach. Do not touch the sand between the keys on the laptop.

July 9, 2013

Announced an agreement with an energy supplier in Chicago that will double the city’s wind energy.

Was selected to provide 5% of the power consumption through the following methods

To save money and reduce pollution.

Are you a loyal fan of the following?


Sadly, you rarely find them in the farmers market, but you can't find them in the grocery store? There is a great database called

Google Maps shows the location of each public or semi-public fruit tree. Enter an address or share your location, then search to see where to find ginkgo nuts or even almond trees. Add at any time. This

There seems to be a good report of what can be found on the far west side.

July 8, 2013

With success

In Andersonville and other places,

Turn parking spaces into parks But, of course, not everyone is satisfied with it.

July 3, 2013

Due to the growing number of residential towers around it, it has become a "minefield" for shit-so many that Blommer Chocolate

Because it does not want to be related to pet waste.

June 27, 2013

Not for you-

. The zoo's new

It will replace the Penguin House and should be completed by the fall of next year.

June 18, 2013

We should all call it the "Bloomingdale Trail"

". The name is a reference to the shared part of our postal code, and is not intended to refer to Chicago's original "606".

June 13, 2013

, Obviously-this may be more like rodents, because that is their main diet. (Don’t worry, it’s basically harmless

, among them


June 7, 2013

The Chicago Loop Alliance opened a new temporary park in the middle of State Street between Lake Street and Wacker Drive. Called

, Here is a new place to enjoy lunch and hang out outdoors.

June 5, 2013

Not only can measure the green space, but also the location of the park

become. this is

, Ranked 16 out of 50.

June 3, 2013

A gardener won two awards from the city for his native botanical garden

Make milkweed (actually not

) Growing; she is now with

[PDF] is too broad.

May 22, 2013

Chicago gets

, And its early warning system

. (

Not a baseball team, not a state bird. Nicholus Lund of Slate advised Illinois to abandon the overly tall redbirds and use larger prairie chickens instead

May 21, 2013

It is expected that this year’s allergy season will be

, Thanks to


May 20, 2013

Thank you

And i was able to do this

For decades.

May 17, 2013

these years

There are many others out there"

This year's events range from theater to live music.

May 15, 2013

Budding at Navy Pier this weekend-when they used the code GAPERSBLOCK for the first 250 people

Get it for free.

May 10, 2013

Civil society organizations are

(And others) with

. Saturday too


Clean up the waterways.

May 1, 2013

Live now

In the forest lake.

April 25, 2013

Given by the American Lung Association

F in the year


Also failed, but

Got Bs;

Was rated as C-level in Indiana. But don't hold your breath for too long! Their data is

Crawford and Fisk Coal Fired Power Plant

, Which may greatly improve air quality. [

April 18, 2013

City engineer

The water on the Chicago River today—in other words, “reverse” the river—to help ease

And other communities along the river.

April 11, 2013

in the city. when it

Enjoy the outdoor activities of the city.

March 19, 2013

Tomorrow is the first day of spring, and that day is a memorable day

, When the sun rises (around 6:53 am) and falls between the east and west streets of the city (7:03 pm in the evening). If you take this photo of a beautiful woman, which is taken every six months, please be sure to post it to our

it's been

March 14, 2013

After years of organization,



March 13, 2013

Creative Director

Have been taking pictures,

March 8, 2013

Panic buying

Clark & ​​Jackson's tour eg falcon.

March 7, 2013

If you are not

People and are preparing for spring horse riding, you might find

If Chicago were not here, what would the city of Chicago be like?

February 28, 2013

Project updates being posted on Twitter

February 27, 2013

In 1914, the silver spray wrecked on Morgan Shoal, a rocky reef near 49th Street Beach. The remains are

, But now the shipwreck and Morgan Shoal are in danger of being covered up

February 25, 2013

Onearth magazine visited the Chicago River and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District and asked: "


The park area is being created

In grant park

. Preliminary plan will be released

February 1, 2013

Was found in the Des Plaines River this summer,

Experts say its cleanliness.

January 30, 2013

This unusually mild winter will

On the infrastructure of lakes and cities.

January 28, 2013

The Great Kalumet River has

From factories along the waterway. WBEZ described the work to clean it up.

January 23, 2013

WGN's photo shared this satellite photo of the Great Lakes, and the severe cold on Tuesday was shocking.

The Climate Center provides a

The current cold current is obviously related to the tropics.

January 17, 2013

A hundred years ago

January 15, 2013

We are now forced

, Obviously. (Thanks, Di!)

January 9, 2013

My two researchers

And determines

. Although people familiar with Chicago food gardening may already know that this method is too conservative, this is an interesting point of view of urban agriculture.

January 8, 2013

If everything goes as expected, we will break the rules

The weather record for tomorrow. This time is the longest period, and there is no snowfall in one day:

January 4, 2013

From tomorrow until the 18th, you can

In any of the 23 locations in the city. If you live on the north side, you can call the recycling non-profit organization lazily

Pick up.

December 31, 2012

In recent years, there have been rumors that the Chicago River will be reversed, but humans may soon have no say in this.

, If the drought continues to lower the water level of Lake Michigan,

November 27, 2012

As the Chicago Coyote population grows (

), the dog is getting

- with

November 19, 2012




As "Management of Marine Ecosystem".

November 16, 2012

Chicago Public Schools just received $100,000

That would

-In some cases, even

The future in the south may be

November 8, 2012

Where is the greatest biodiversity in Chicago?

October 22, 2012

Connecting families across the city, the first annual "

"On October 10 (Sunday) 5K walking and running are also welcome to walkers, runners and strollers. With the help of children's sprint and the Halloween Finish Line Family Festival, this family-oriented race is the first time it has entered the city, so

Buy your stroller now and be part of the climb to the finish line!

October 12, 2012


The population continues to grow, and the current population is approximately 2,000. They can rely mainly on rodents for their livelihoods, but coyotes will also eat cats or puppies if given the opportunity.

October 11, 2012

Samples taken from the North Shore Strait and Chicago River this summer. Scientists do not know whether the DNA indicates the existence of carp, but the discovery will trigger a wider search of the six-mile-long North Shore Strait and Chicago River later this month.

October 9, 2012

New York City proposes a wide range of concepts

Including "Wharf", "Bay" and "River Theater".

October 8, 2012

Curb creation

Chicago is the best place to face the nature.

There is obviously a little money left to host the NATO summit, so this city is

Improve community parks.

October 3, 2012

Faced with the threat of Asian carp still circling,

Research, reduce and prevent invasive species in the Great Lakes region.

Dude, I’m sorry to have to tell you, buddy, but the police

Under Trumbull Park. They found it in a helicopter, buddy.

September 21, 2012

Today is

! Keep an eye out for parking spaces that turn to the miniature park-consider shooting some small holes

In Avondale.

September 17, 2012


Now in progress

Will be transformed into Maggie Daley Park. Three renderings of the park can be provided

(Hint: open each render in another window to see the full resolution version).

September 14, 2012

There may be fewer carriages through the city

. No mammals of any kind were injured.

September 12, 2012

Vote is

in order to



September 11, 2012

Only a few weeks away, but

Only city

Listed. why not


September 10, 2012

In case you missed it, Crawford and Fisk coal-fired power plants

. Visiting the city

Get the latest information about the possibility of redevelopment and provide your own suggestions.

The community near the residential area contains the idea of ​​using solar energy and radiant heating, as well as other green initiatives, which can not only meet the energy needs of the station, but also help the energy needs of the neighborhood.

September 5, 2012

this is

, We are not finished yet.

August 27, 2012

The northeast corner of Grant Park, including Daley Bicentennial Plaza, will be

And received a $55 million renovation project.

August 24, 2012

Other details

And emerging

. Including

(The highest level), a 3.5-mile, 60-acre lakefront restoration project on the south side. More than 400 species of native trees and shrubs have been planted, but starting in the fall of 2013, 100,000 species of plants will be planted.

August 22, 2012

. When it is completed in 2014, it will be the largest elevated park in the world. Your move, New York.

August 21, 2012


August 17, 2012

The city government, Army Corps of Engineers and architect Jeanne Gang announced plans yesterday to redevelop the North Island into a diverse swamp habitat with ponds and camping areas. Gunger said: "To me, it's like the city before it was built." He has said everything except on an artificial peninsula built in 1925.

August 15, 2012

Are you building a sand castle recently? Test your abilities with other fine-grained architects at Edgewater’s second annual conference

This Saturday. [

August 13, 2012

so it is

, But before turning on the TV, please think about how you can help protect this awesome species. Go to


benefit from

They tried to keep the sharks in the ocean without soup. You can also watch real live sharks in Shedd, and discounts are also available for regular admission tickets

August 8, 2012

The annual Perseids meteor shower is this weekend,

I want to prepare for you. Join their speech in Evanston

Then head to the beach there or the city’s Montrose or the beach on 12th Avenue on Saturday or Sunday night.

August 4, 2012

Lollapalooza’s scheduled performance today is

due to

Strong thunderstorm weather. Participants have been evacuated to "underground evacuation and shelters pre-established along Michigan Avenue." Good plan, Perry!

: The concert will reopen soon.

July 27, 2012

Recently contributed an unlikely product to the Lincoln Park Zoo:

. [Thanks Chris! ]

If you take a dip in Lake Michigan, you may have noticed

-Not just because of this heat wave.

July 19, 2012

Adler Planetarium has


. When the storm came last night, reader Bob Soron happened to be watching it.

July 9, 2012

Red eye pointed out

This summer, frightened the flock of Chicagoans. Don’t worry, they are almost entirely

To humans.


July 5, 2012

Yes it is

It is unbearable. But for farmers in the Midwest

June 22, 2012


June 21, 2012


Ever had

. Supervise their team

June 19, 2012

It's too hot, we haven't seen such heat at this time of year

June 15, 2012

The Green Technology Center is

This Saturday.

June 5, 2012

If you can get a favorable advantage around 5pm, then you should


, When the planet passes between us and the sun. Adler Planetarium held a


May 29, 2012

If the dog beach is not your thing, how about your pool party


May 28, 2012

If not included in the 86-acre reclamation industrial zone in the southeast, the city may soon become smaller

. The city is looking for new ways to prevent succession after the verdict approving the action. The city could not prove that it had plans for the property and would suffer "improper harm" due to tax losses.

May 25, 2012

Researchers at the Field Museum discovered that the famous deep-sea submersible Alvin (Alvin)

From a point 3000 feet under the sea to another 375 miles away. Damn.

Today, if you are brave enough, you can enter the water. On the one hand, it’s still cold, but on the other hand, the park area

Because the e.coli has bloomed (they will still close the beach to prevent sewage overflow).

May 17, 2012

Gardening blog

(Aka Ramon Gonzalez, he wrote about

In mechanics) is

To a disabled gardener in Louisiana.

May 9, 2012

Today, you learned that there is an Asian Carp Superintendent, he and the Army Corps of Engineers

Introduce to Congress how to exclude Asian carp from the Great Lakes region. The report will now be submitted in 2013 instead of 2015.

May 3, 2012

As of September, Chicago will not be the only major city in the United States with coal-fired power plants, because


May 1, 2012

City farm

Article published in National Geographic magazine on urban agriculture.

April 30, 2012

We are accustomed to the unpredictable fleeting weather changes in Chicago, but this year was marked by an unusually mild winter that even plunged the most difficult of us into chaos. Last Friday, WGN Meteorological Center received several

In the sky, only when

If there are small aliens emitting spontaneous glimmers, this is an amazing phenomenon. Since many weather records have been set or interrupted recently, the small beauty is a welcome element.

April 23, 2012

South American

used to be

April 20, 2012

It's Sunday, but Friends of the Park is doing

on Saturday. Frances Archer shared

Reddit users


In the storm last year.

April 19, 2012

Efforts are being made to reduce the amount of light pollution generated in Chicago and other parts of the state.

Provides some simple ways to make the night darker.

April 17, 2012

, The wild onion that might have made Chicago its name is

According to the needs of gourmets.

April 10, 2012

Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

For 100 eyes.

April 9, 2012


Patrick Somerville wrote

(And ordinary water) is in good condition.

April 4, 2012

Are you looking at your yard, thinking about planting trees or plants, and then at a loss for the price? Do you like the idea of ​​owning a compost bin or rain bucket rather than the idea of ​​buying what you need? yield

Reimburse you half of the cost.

March 28, 2012

Regional Falcon Cam is back online: Check out the Raptor at

! ) with

In Waukegan. Learn more about

March 19, 2012

We are going

If this heat continues until Tuesday.

March 16, 2012

EarthSky explained

, And why Europe is so cold.

The Forest Reserve in Cook County currently allows youth groups to camp, but

, and also. Weighing

March 15, 2012

temperature display

Provides a vivid visualization of tonight's "pneumonia epidemic". The asymptotic curve of the day fell from the cliff around 6:30 pm and collapsed from about 80 degrees Fahrenheit to about 47 degrees Fahrenheit in less than an hour. After the jump is a screenshot of the change.

March 13, 2012

Yesterday CPD announced

Follow the "Opinions of Community Organizations". The bald eagle may also be related to this.

March 12, 2012

Since the most recent

March 9, 2012

Everyone’s favorite Chinatown park,

, Will

As part of its massive expansion on the north side of 18th Street.

February 29, 2012

The two coal-fired power plants in the city will

In the deal announced today.

The Fisk plant in Pilsen will be closed this year, while the Crawford plant in Little Village will be closed in 2014.


February 28, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court

In forcing Illinois and the Army Corps of Engineers to adopt a multinational struggle, stronger measures have been taken to keep the Asian carp out.

February 23, 2012

Cumulative forecasts within 36 hours range from 4 to 7 inches; WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling believes these totals may be “the heaviest in the city”.

February 22, 2012

The Chicago Sanitation and Ship Canal enabled the city to reverse the Chicago River,

February 16, 2012

Our documentary series

How to check

Vertical farms and food business incubators in Chicago have appeared in the media.

February 9, 2012

In Hegewisch, Marsh may postpone plans for the CPD shooting range.

February 6, 2012

The latest building

, Demolished

. The organization is working with the city to level a bunch of residential buildings to create a new southern park.

Is part of

John Crouch

. Each final image in the series is generated from the same first 60 photos.

February 2, 2012

WGN meteorologist Tim McGill paid tribute to "Groundhog Day." The accuracy record for rodents is 39% Marsley. Punxsatawny Phil

present day;

On the other hand, he did not see his shadow, which is slightly better than our recent weather.

January 30, 2012


January 26, 2012

An orphaned little otter named Cayucos is currently adjusting to life here

,looks cute

This morning.



It will be built at the northernmost end of Grant Park (between Lakeshore Boulevard and Millennium Park). The new park will include a chaotic combination of climbing walls, scooter parking, skating "ribbons", and who knows what else. The renderings will be shown in the 37th block of the next Tuesday.

January 24, 2012

The Field Museum helped Pilsen's community groups design and build community parks and monarch butterfly reserves as part of it.


January 19, 2012

Latest issue

The short film series introduces you to "

", it's a person who fishes along the city's coastline.

January 5, 2012

Don't just leave it in the alley! You can recycle the Christmas tree from this Saturday (until January 20th) at the following locations

January 2, 2012

Vote for this year's favorite

December 28, 2011

in case

That's right, the cost of solar power generation in about 2023 will be the same as the cost of power generation from the grid in Illinois.


This year, Chicago has unusual snowy owls.

Is an iPhone app that helps you track it and other unusual birds, and

It is a good place to learn about the best appearance. [

December 27, 2011

Rain this morning this year

, This is mainly due to the blizzard and unusually stormy July. If we can add another 1.75 inches, 2011 will be the top.

Talking about

, You must recycle electronic products from January 1st.

December 14, 2011

Two young hockey enthusiasts in Tinley Park drank hot water

Snow Chicago Hunting in Chicago

, Drawn by a large number of mice and seagulls in this city.

December 9, 2011

have to


this way.

December 8, 2011

Sabu and Sarani follow closely this season

The latest addition.

When Santa is not on the sleigh, he is totally

fan. Put on the fuzzy red hat or the most beautiful shoes, and then head to

Start cycling from Twisted Spoke in the city center, starting on 12/17. Only Santa Claus, elves or spinning tops are allowed to wear costumes (self-made costumes are perfectly fine).

December 7, 2011

Chicago magazine

In the latest issue.

November 3, 2011

Air travel may not be particularly environmentally friendly, but

October 31, 2011

With the emergence of several infrastructure technology upgrades ("mobile e-ticketing"),

. The cost of each attack was between $50 and $100, and it quickly became less small. (Also take a look:

October 27, 2011

Chicago timeout

A set of unpleasant conditions. A short list of tips on how to do it is also provided

October 25, 2011

Inspired by FoGB John Tolva

,This is an

October 24, 2011

It seems we are in

, As shown in Lunchbreath.

October 19, 2011


Hail in winter still destroys the use of storing plants in winter, so it maintains

This Saturday. Stop and give some plants a home!

October 18, 2011

The official Christmas tree in Chicago has been selected. It's up to you now

. Of course, this tree will sit in front of Daley Plaza this holiday, so please count your votes.

October 10, 2011


A public banquet was held last week;

What was discussed.

October 5, 2011

Although I think, pray and hope this is a bull market, there are rumors that the forecast for the coming winter is

. Celebrate the news by going out, because today is close to 80 degrees. Get down my lawn, old man winter!

September 30, 2011


", will showcase the natural beauty of the city in the digital photography competition held from October 1st to October 18th and win the grand prize!

This morning, there was a huge wave on Lake Shore Drive-

September 29, 2011

The moon rock embedded in the tribune tower has been removed

September 28, 2011

In Ram's words, it is "Mini Morton Botanical Garden".

However, this transaction eliminated any possibility of developing the land in other ways.

September 27, 2011


Raise funds for

It will be held this Thursday.

The Metropolitan Planning Commission wants you to know

September 24, 2011

I took a picture of the waterspout on Lake Michigan this morning. Check it out below.

September 21, 2011

City again

Move from someone's yard to the city center.

September 16, 2011

And again led by Moss Design

September 14, 2011

Both yesterday and today benefited from the persistent wildfire smoke in Minnesota. Paired with the mold,

Suitable for people with allergies and respiratory diseases.

September 2, 2011

And awarded to the parks and entertainment department of the winning city with $20,000.

Until September 16.

August 22, 2011

WGN managed to track it at

August 19, 2011

No, not in the concession department (sadly). but

Has been installed on the east side of the airport, by

To take advantage of unused open space. Sweet! (Pan!) [

August 18, 2011

New York City has started litigation

In the residential area of ​​Humboldt Park RT-4. Adreboiras said it was done to become a "campus park" for the high school next door, but neighbors expressed suspicion.

With the destruction of the festival, this is the worst ever.

August 17, 2011

, Part of the concrete manufacturer

Green building line

At an alarming speed.

The governor of Quinn signed a law on Tuesday

It aims to prevent poor communities from being the first to suffer from industrial pollution and other environmental risks.

New building


, Including installing parks and reorganizing

August 15, 2011

Flickr users

Set up his camera

August 9, 2011

Partly due to rain, Lollapalooza

. Last year's clean-up costs were as high as $200,000, and this year's clean-up costs are expected to be even higher.

August 4, 2011

The Children’s Museum may not move in, but Daley Centennial Plaza in Grant Park is

Mentioned in the review

All over the country. Have a

If you are interested, please at 6:30 pm tonight.

August 1, 2011

The housing boom led to a series of collapses, and this crash left many of them empty. Robyn Nisi

When community gardens appear on technically private property.

July 29, 2011

The recent storm has

. Many people were unable to work this morning due to the high water level, but yesterday they were unable to work due to the low water level caused by the measures of the US Army Corps of Engineers.

July 26, 2011

New ways to help raise funds for repairs


is for

Chicago artist

July 21, 2011

Photo © Renee Rendler-Kaplan, via

July 20, 2011

See who kicked it in the Chicago Hebei branch! (

Friends of the Chicago River)

They conducted a wildlife survey in their friend’s North Branch and found a

July 19, 2011



Consultation about duels

Help tell the story.

New York City transformed its curbside recycling program into

, The two private companies will compete with Streets and San Trucks. The plan is to expand recycling to more communities within six months.

Photographer of the Detroit Free Press

Then along

July 12, 2011

Probably the best organization in the city-it even has

July 6, 2011

Organizations with "take back" in their name are usually not the case

"Sun Times" signed in

They opened a store on the 2,400-square-foot undeveloped area of ​​O’Hare International Airport. (Previously: WLS-7

"The hive event" is a pun. )

July 1, 2011

Tickets for forgotten Chicago

On sale now.

Beans don't look like

? [

June 30, 2011


It was also determined that hiring a dog to harass seagulls does indeed help prevent the increase in bacterial levels.

June 24, 2011

last week

Helped to turn the streets of Logan Square into

one day.

June 22, 2011

School is over-what's next?

Let your children spend the whole summer and let them know more about g, paint, plants, etc.

Most Chicagoans might not consider fishing or the Far East, but linking these two people to the area and our waterways,

, Will force you to perform both operations at the same time.

June 10, 2011

Efforts to clean up the Chicago River include


Sponsor its annual Gimme shelter! It is good for homeless animals to walk 2500 in W.Lunt.Indian Boundary Park at 10 noon this Sunday. Food, entertainment and pet psychology are all part of this.

Finally at


On Wednesday, preliminary design work is underway,

, Which will be the starting point of Trail, which opened last week.

June 8, 2011

Want to compost, but is there a place to put the trash can? Or is it just overwhelmed by worms? contact

, Who will pick up your waste and add it to the pile.

May 26, 2011


May 25, 2011

This morning, lightning struck Rogers Park and dug some poor defenseless chimney bricks near Platt and Greenview.

. Fortunately, no one seemed to be injured. Transmission contributor Dan Snedigar participated

May 24, 2011

Eight Greenpeace campaigners


Coal-fired Fisker Power Station in Pilsen

. [Thanks, Michael! ]

May 23, 2011

From transparent alleys to warm plants,

Prepare for the response to climate change in the municipality.

May 20, 2011

In the middle of the sprawl on the outskirts of Schaumburg,

The destruction was avoided in some way.

, Provided by Edy's Fruit Bars.

May 17, 2011

Chicago River became the National Geographic magazine’s

May 12, 2011

EPA has

Clean up the Chicago River, the Little Kalumet River, the Karsag River, and the North Bank of the state

. Dunno about you, but I still don’t swim

May 11, 2011

A rare phenomenon was discovered in Tinley Park last week that caused some

Photographer and designer Paul Octavious returns

) Shoot

last weekend. (Thank you Christopher!)

May 6, 2011

Recently announced

(And cause pollution)

May 2, 2011

Brian Houck, Supervisor of Horticulture

April 29, 2011

Justin Kaufmann of WBEZ blows up the lid

Over a fictitious coal-fired power plant on the South Ring Road

April 27, 2011

EPA fines H. Kramer & Co.

After discovering that its facilities in the Pilsen area emit high levels of lead particles.

April 22, 2011

And celebrate

It will be held at Daley Plaza from 11 am to 2 pm today.

April 21, 2011

Cardinal is

The Cubs will boycott this season.

April 20, 2011

All eyes may be in

, But there are many falcon cams in the Chicago area. Watch the tour in rine

-With Chicago AV Club


In Jackson County, Michigan. This

Always a good resource for local raptor news.

April 15, 2011

Help the planet and its inhabitants while tasting wine in the wine pavilion of the Peggy Notebaert Museum

next week.

April 12, 2011

This clearly shows that the community garden plan has become mainstream.

April 6, 2011

No, not in California-here. Later this month, in Illinois and seven other Midwestern states,

It aims to prepare us for the possibility of a major earthquake. [

March 22, 2011

There is a new zero-energy net residence on the north side

March 21, 2011

The tallest building in North America will become greener by adding

. First, unique solar panels will be installed on the southern side of the 56th floor, but if all goes well, the project can be expanded to make this iconic building a towering urban solar farm.

March 18, 2011

The recent urban planning competition revolved around the "Emerald Necklace" of Chicago's boulevard system. The winner fancies

March 16, 2011

When the story about the collapse of a nuclear power plant in Japan was published on th

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