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  • Baltimore's green necklace

    Baltimore's green necklace
    When people think of Baltimore, things such as the aquarium, Camden Yards, the Ravens, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Chesapeake Bay, blue crabs and perhaps past crime shows immediately come to mind. But I believe we have another asset that is unappreciated and worthy of recognition.
  • At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours
    It isn't easy to find all of the serene nooks and calming crannies at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Some of the paths at the park seem perfectly content to go only one way. At least a couple of the themed gardens are best reached by walking through...

    Brookfield Zoo offers a walk on the wild side

     Brookfield Zoo offers a walk on the wild side
    When you enter Brookfield Zoo, it seems as if the big fountain on the broad, open plaza, the one surrounded by circular pathways, ought to be the center of things. But development in the west suburban animal park has been mostly to the west, so that...

    Man charged in shooting after soccer match in Oak Forest

    Man charged in shooting after soccer match in Oak Forest
    A Chicago man has been charged with shooting another man, grazing him, after a soccer game in an Oak Forest forest preserve over the weekend, officials said. The shooting happen at about 5:15 p.m. at the Bachelor Grove Woods Forest Preserve at 147th...

    Chicagoans camp out in the city

      Chicagoans camp out in the city
    Security guards stood a few feet away and the CTA's Green Line clacked in the background, but the trappings of city life didn't deter the dozens who had erected tents and roasted hot dogs around campfires on the lawn of Garfield Park Conservatory one...