Did you know at 20 miles in length, the North Branch Bicycle Trail is the District’s longest linear trail system. The existing trail begins at Devon and Caldwell Avenues in Chicago and runs north through 10 communities, terminating in Glencoe at the Chicago Botanic Garden. The new southern extension will add an additional 3.1 miles…Details
In honor of Sears 75th Anniversary at Six Corners, a sculpture dedication took place on Saturday, October 12. The 10 foot tall sculpture named “Portage” was designed by Ted Sitting Crow Garner and pays tribute to the area’s history as a portage between the Chicago and Des Plaines rivers.
A local off-duty officer is honored after he helped rescue a number of dogs during the fire on Winona last November . For the full story, click here: http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20131009/jefferson-park/firefighter-honored-for-saving-lives-on-off-duty