Arbor Day and the Importance of Chicago's Urban Forest

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…

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Why Chicago's City Flag is So Great!

Chicago.  The City of Big Shoulders.  The Windy City.  The Second City (even though its been third for decades).  Now Chiberia.  Our home city is 177 today, and we’re celebrating with a shout out to our beautiful city flag.      [To share in the celebration, head to Daley Plaza for live music,  a Mardi…

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