The Intelligentsia Parklet is coming soon to Logan Square
Chicago is getting a round of smart lights to replace its existing streetlights. But how smart are these new Smart Lights?
It is Farmers Market season again! We’ve updated our Chicago Farmers Market maps for each day so that you can find the markets nearest you at a glance any day of the week. Don’t limit yourself to just one market – you could travel to a different corner of Chicago for a different market every single day…
Chicago has FIFTY EIGHT separate markets, all over the city, so there’s no reason not to support farmers markets in Chicago. Here are 5 reasons you should.
People Spots are tiny parks, right along Chicago’s neighborhood sidewalks. Good for business, good for neighborhoods, good for people! Here’s why:
With 8.5% of urban acreage devoted to parks, Chicago has a wide range of green space options. Which is YOUR favorite?
The USA generates 251 million tons of trash a year – that is 42 times more than the Great Pyramid at Giza. Where does it come from … and go?
City of Chicago Farmers Markets will be opening this next week, with an official kickoff ceremony at the Daley Plaza Market a week from today. But some independent markets have already pitched their tents (the Nettlehorst French Market has been up and running since the last Saturday in April) and with warm air blowing and…
sketch from City of Chicago press photo We’ve been talking a lot about trees lately – which is only appropriate as last friday was Arbor Day. While protecting the rainforest and preserving our National Parks is vitally important to the health of our planet, we can’t forget the trees right around us. Urban trees are important. Dan…
Sneckdowns highlight road areas where cars don’t drive and pavement could be replaced with pedestrian zones or permeable surfaces. Learn how cities can battle runoff and make roads safer by watching winter snow.