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CHICAGO OFFERS SOME OF THE BEST URBAN GREEN SPACE IN NORTH AMERICA

By Barbara Laken and Annie Alexander “A growing body of evidence suggests that increasing high quality green space can generate wide-ranging benefits to the three pillars of sustainable development: the environment, the economy, and wider society,” according to The Guardian. And according to USA Today, of the top ten U.S. cities with substantial green infrastructure, Chicago […]

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Chicago Polar Plunge 2017

CHICAGO LOSING ITS SHINE? NOT ACCORDING TO NEIGHBORS PARTICIPATING IN THE POLAR PLUNGE.

By Barbara Laken and Annie Alexander In recent months, negative reporting about Chicago has become an almost everyday event, causing at least one local media outlet to launch a special report asking, “Has Chicago Lost Its Shine?” This is an understandable question, if we base our understanding of our own life experience here on negative […]

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