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Norwood Park

The Northwest Side community area Norwood park includes the neighborhoods Big Oaks and Oriole Park.
The Northwest Side community area Norwood park includes the neighborhoods Big Oaks and Oriole Park. « Show less

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  • Recycled tree can be Christmas gift that keeps giving, city says

    Recycled tree can be Christmas gift that keeps giving, city says
    The live Christmas tree that gave so much delight over the holidays can keep giving to gardens and landscaping next year if it is mulched into ground cover as part of the city recycling program. From Jan. 7 until Jan. 20 Chicago residents can drop off...
  • Places to go sledding in Chicago

    Places to go sledding in Chicago
    If you want to go sledding today, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County has five hills with lighting open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The spots within the city limits are the Dan Ryan Woods near Western Avenue and 87th Street in Beverly and Caldwell...
  • The marketing your agent should be doing

    The marketing your agent should be doing
    Her home has sat on the market three years, a testament to just how tough it can be to move a higher-priced residence in this downturn. But Nancy Mitros, who owns the house in Flossmoor, doesn't blame her real estate agent. Quite the opposite: She's...
  • Norwood Park: Preserving past and future, block by block

    Norwood Park: Preserving past and future, block by block
    Motorists plying the Kennedy Expressway's northwestward route aren't likely to give much thought to the roadway's dramatic left-leaning turn at Bryn Mawr. But the sweeping curve is linked to a footnote in the history of one of Chicago's most desirable...
  • Norwood Park Chicago homes for sale

    Norwood Park Chicago homes for sale
  • Garfield Ridge: Where suburbia meets city

    Garfield Ridge: Where suburbia meets city
    Ingrid Lindo was born more than an ocean away, in Germany -- but she's spent more than half of her life in the southwest corner of the city. "To tell you the truth, I wouldn't want to live anywhere else," says Lindo, who turns 76 later this month. "I...
  • Police Shoot At Suspect In Domestic Disturbance

    (WGN-AM)- Officers fired shots at an armed man who was involved in a domestic dispute this morning in the Far Northwest Side's Norwood Park neighborhood, but the man was not hit, authorities said. The incident occurred at about 10:55 a.m. in the 6500...
  • John Wayne Gacy, the country's worst serial killer

    John Wayne Gacy, the country's worst serial killer
    During the chilly nighttime hours on this date, police began one of the grisliest excavation projects in the history of American crime. For weeks to come, Chicago and the nation watched in horror as the crawl space under the home of 36-year-old John Wayne...
  • Norwood Park property values

    Norwood Park property values
  • Jefferson Park moving in the right direction

    Jefferson Park moving in the right direction
    Transportation. Affordability. Safety. These key words are the primary factors that lure people to Jefferson Park, a cozy nook on the city's Northwest Side. Tucked partly between two major interstates — the neighborhood begins near the Interstate...
  • Norridge: Suburban island surrounded by city

    Norridge: Suburban island surrounded by city
    Norridge legend has it that in the mid-1950s, a group of determined residents banded together to protect a key patch of land. The parcel was being eyed for industrial development, but residents wanted it turned into a park. In 1957, the land was purchased...
  • O'Hare: A convenient hideaway at the city's edge

    O'Hare: A convenient hideaway at the city's edge
    Just beyond the towering office buildings along Interstate Highway 90 near Cumberland Avenue lies a community that thrives on access to transportation. It's called O'Hare, just like the name of the sprawling international airport beyond its western...