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  • Holiday Gift Ideas: Give the gift of a Chicago park

    This holiday season, you can the gift of a Chicago park! Here are some ideas to get started:   Chicago Park District Store: Whether you’re looking for a tote, a t shirt, or a phone case, the Chicago Park District’s new store has something for everyone. You can choose from a variety

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  • Increasing Access to our Chicago River: The Eleanor Street Boathouse in Bridgeport

    With the construction of the Eleanor Boathouse near completion, the Chicago Parks Foundation sat down with the organizations that will be using the new boathouse and facilities.  Each organization shared their gratitude and discussed their involvement and the impact each program will hopefully have in the Bridgeport community.   The

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  • Park Stories: Oriole Park Advisory Council

    This week we got together with Liz DeChant, President of Oriole Park Advisory Council, to learn about how the council came to be and how they work to enhance the Oriole Park community! The Oriole Park Advisory Council (PAC) will soon be celebrating their 1 year anniversary! Throughout the past year, the

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  • Team ChiParks Member Spotlight: Juniper Park’s Anne-Marie Tucker

    This week we sat down with Anne-Marie Tucker, passionate park advocate, Juniper Park Advisory Council Member, and Team ChiParks marathon runner! Here’s why Anne-Marie runs for the parks: I chose to run in support of Chicago Parks because I’m an avid user of Chicago’s green space! I completed nearly all

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