There's a new festival in town, Chicago, and it pulls from the city's fiery roots. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday a plan to create a new city fest with Redmoon Theater called The Great Chicago Fire... Read »
The Economist reports on a $250 million plan to clean up the river, which will make Chicago the last major city in America to treat its sewage. Read »
"I want to make the river our next recreational frontier," Emanuel said. Read »
Our Great Lakes neighbors say the canals connecting the Great Lakes and the Mississippi are waterways for invasive species. But if Attorney General Lisa Madigan allows them to get their way, will they also... Read »
An official brushed off the EPA's order to clean the Chicago and Calumet rivers, but it was nothing like a past Daley response to a similar request. Read »
Returning the Chicago River to its natural course is the best way to clean it. Read »
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