Rock, Roll & Recycle: Sustainability at Lollapalooza
In 2016, the organization diverted five tons of compost and increased that number to 15 tons in 2017.
World Giraffe Day at Brookfield Zoo
Jen DeSalvo speaks with Joan Daniels, Curator of Mammals at Brookfield Zoo about World Giraffe Day and the importance it plays on the future of the species.
Via Crusis in Pilsen
An annual tradition taking place in Pilsen every Good Friday…the Via Crusis, or Way of the Cross.
Paving Season Begins
The repaving will affect a total 315 miles of major city roadways as well as residential streets — and alleys — the highest amount of miles paved since the polar vortex in 2014.
Lakefront Path Bike Robberies
Police saying that cyclists are being pulled off their bikes and robbed of their personal belongings here on Chicago’s lakefront path.
Late Winter Storm Travel Issues
The record-breaking winter storm that swept through Chicagoland on Sunday causing headaches at the airports while paralyzing traffic on many of the major expressways for Monday morning’s commute. Slick conditions on bridges and overpasses causing this 10-car pileup on the OB side of the Eisenhower at the Jane Byrne Interchange, closing all lanes for nearly…
Fundraising for Cancer Research in the Chicago Marathon
Lisa Chavarria and Jen DeSalvo talk about their experiences in the Chicago Marathon on NBC 5 Chicago. The 2019 event was Jen’s 11th time participating in the race with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training fundraising program.
Midnight Circus Raises Money for the Chicago Park District
At the end of every Chicago summer into the early fall, a little circus with a big presence and even BIGGER community impact brings their show to the Chicago Park District.
The Riverbank Neighbors Preserve Native Illinois Prairie Lands
A group of neighbors on the north side of Chicago took a neglected quarter-mile stretch of land along the Chicago River and turned it into a haven of nature.