You have to love this "no oversight" type of governing : The Chicago Park District waived a $937,500 rental fee and a security deposit for the NFL to use Grant Park when it held the draft in the city from April 30-May 2, the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday afternoon. Show More Summary
Property in Williamsburg has become so expensive not even the city can afford it. That seems to be especitally true on the waterfront, home to an 11-acre site that the city had planned to buy and... To view the full story, click the title link.
photo by Craig Dietrich Mill Ends Park in Portland, Oregon is a city park spanning only two feet in diameter. In 1946, journalist Dick Fagan noticed that an unused light pole space in the middle of Front Street (what is now Naito Parkway) was growing weedy, he planted flowers in the space and documented all […]
At a City Hall Parks and Recreation hearing yesterday, councilmembers grilled Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver on the preliminary 2016 executive budget, which they fear will leave city parks short on Parks Enforcement Patrol (PEP) officers. [ more › ]
Focus World is planning an August 7th limited theatrical and VOD release for Cop Car, a thriller that had its World Premiere at this past January’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Today, we have the trailer from the movie that stars Kevin Bacon, as well as James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford, Shea Whigham, and […]
Outdoor movie season is upon us, and soon there will be free flicks screening all over the city. Today, the Central Park Conservancy announced its lineup, which will run Tuesday, August 25th through Saturday, August 29th. This year all the films are 35 years old—to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the conservancy's founding. [ more › ]
Their first drive could be their last. Focus World has unleashed the trailer for Cop Car, starring Kevin Bacon, a Sundance 2015 Park City at Midnight cult hit that will definitely find an audience when it hits theaters this summer. Cop Car is, as it sounds, about two kids who steal a cop car and go joyriding on rural highways. Show More Summary
N estled in midtown Manhattan, just a couple blocks south of Central Park, is a self-proclaimed health and wellness center called KryoLife, where clients are blasted with super-chilled air that's between minus 184 and minus 264 degrees Fahrenheit. Show More Summary
Flown from hotel roof, remote-controlled helicopter dropped about $100 in bills.
Set among native and drought-tolerant landscaping, this contemporary-style residence in Culver City’s Lindberg Park has the distinction of being one of the only LEED-platinum certified homes in the area. Repurposed building materials such as denim insulation, recycled glass and surplus airplane...
Oakhurst, McKoy Parks slated for improvements [AJC] City of Decatur pools are open! [Be Active Decatur] BeltLine proposes budget increase, trail extensions, planning for Streetcar extension [Saporta Report] Decatur Arts Festival photos...Show More Summary
As we all begin to dig into the Decatur budget for the coming year, the AJC notes that a majority of the capital improvements slated for the coming year are slated for two southside parks – Oakhurst and McKoy. The AJC checked in with Deputy City Manager Hugh Saxon, who told them that if all goes according […]
Metropolitan Diary: On the West Side, a woman with an English accent shows that she is fierce in a fight but sincere in an apology.
Hey, whatcha doing tomorrow after work? Up for some child's pose on a big-ass lawn? Cool. Here's your guide to free summer yoga around the city. Mondays: Brooklyn Bridge Park. Get the details. Tuesdays & Wednesdays: Hudson River Park. Show More Summary
Settlement Agreement This is a good outcome for all the residents of Dunwoody & DeKalb as both sides were paying lawyers for a dispute over bond funds going back to 2001 & 2006.Well before the City of Dunwoody was created, I was a neighbor...Show More Summary
The de Blasio administration’s citywide rezoning proposal, although it is being diluted and could be changed further still, continues to frighten community leaders. Yesterday, Park Slope Civic... To view the full story, click the title link.
Vanessa Hudgens takes a stroll through a New York City park with her dog Darla on Monday (May 26) while taking a break from performing in her Broadway show Gigi. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Vanessa Hudgens The 26-year-old starlet spent the holiday weekend celebrating Memorial Day with a group of friends. Vanessa [...]
"Representatives from the City Clerk's Office will visit the 48th Ward next Thursday, May 28, to sell Chicago vehicle stickers to residents whose tags expire in June or July. Residents who have permit parking will also be able to pick up permits. Show More Summary
The comedy group Improv Everywhere (previously) teamed with the YouTube channel Field Day (previously) to surprise visitors to Bryant Park in New York City with an acrobatic grounds crew performance. A group of acrobats disguised as groundskeepers broke out into a routine while onlookers stopped what they were doing to watch. Show More Summary
A midtown community-board task force argued on the steps of City Hall Tuesday that tall residential buildings south of Central Park are increasingly plunging the greenspace into shadow, and renewed... To view the full story, click the title link.