A woman walks past one of the Crown Fountains in Millennium Park. A rainy afternoon in downtown Chicago brings out the umbrellas. | Photos by Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times A rainy afternoon in downtown Chicago brings out the umbrellas near the County Building. One umbrella didn’t survive the rain. Street crossing in the rain.
I decided to look for some photos near the lake today. Berenice Cruz of Chicago and her part Rottweiler German Shepherd mix named Ace had an hour long walk Sunday afternoon along Simonds Drive and the lakefront. Ace is a service dog that helps a friend of Cruz that has a brain injury. | Michael
Today I went to the Independence Park Farmers Market. A pit bull named Boudha owned by Sarah and Teresa Melzer-Hire happily checks out the dog treats being sold by Mushyface Cookie Co. owned by Jeff and Michelle Larsen Sunday morning at the Independence Park Farmers Market on Irving Park Road at Hamlin Avenue. This is
It seems I have a different bench in every photo at this park. A couple sit on a bench enjoying each others company Friday afternoon at Scoville Park in Oak Park. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times Kierra Jefferies (left) and Barry Williams, both 17, talk on a bench after school Friday afternoon at Scoville Park in Oak
Curtiss Willaby, 24 of Chicago videos skateboarder August Johansen, 19 of Oakland, California who was in town to visit his girlfriend. | Photos by Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times A construction worker, who declined being identified, waits for a concrete forming tube to be lowered over a rebar that will be filled with concrete. A man walks along
Surrounded by a sea of golden leaves in Grant Park, Ryan Corrigan, 28 and Karen Johnson, 26, both of Minneapolis came to Chicago for a vacation to celebrate Karen’s golden birthday today. | Photos by Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times In Millennium Park, Kelly High School Trojans Marching Band members (L to R) Vanessa Flores (senior), John
It’s no secret that this season marks the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field (which was known as Weeghman Park and Cubs Park). But did you know that it once held a ski jumping event in 1944, where participants took off from high behind home plate and landed near second base?
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Stella Medina, 3, stands next to the Daley Plaza fountain basking in the sunlight. Her mother, Ashley Miller of Pilsen brought her and brother 19-month-old Kingston Medina downtown to enjoy the day. | Photos by Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times A rooftop provides unobstructive access to the sunlight. A shaft of light occupies a momentary space in