Posts tagged "chicago park district"

VIDEO: Check out the new comfort station at Hollywood Beach

It’s here, it’s queer and it’s gorgeous – the new comfort station at Osterman Beach is open! Well it’s really not queer, but it is here for certain! My boss was great enough to give me the afternoon off yesterday so I treked down to Hollywood Beach to check out the new comfort station. I’ve... Read more »

A peek over the fence at Osterman Beach

FINALLY, today is the day! The new comfort station is scheduled to open for business at Osterman Beach! The new comfort station has plenty of room, including space for the lifeguards, both mens and womens restrooms, vendor space – which I shared with you earlier this week will be PICNIC – as well as plenty... Read more »

Find 'Movies in the Park' quickly with this tool

Last week I shared with you the Chicago Park District listing of ‘Movies in the Park’ and was excited to find out that Victor/Victoria will be playing at Osterman Beach on the Saturday night of Pride Weekend. If you’re not one that likes to sift through a spreadsheet to find out what movies are playing... Read more »

Park District announces 'Movies in the Park'

With all the wonderful things that summer brings, one of the events I most look forward to is when the Chicago Park District hosts ‘Movies in the Park’ because there’s nothing like going to a drive-in without the car. Even though the venerable Chicago Outdoor Film Festival won’t be held this, that doesn’t mean you... Read more »

A peek over the fence at Osterman Beach

Every day gets us closer to Memorial Day weekend, the magical time of year when the Chicago Park District officially opens the beaches for the summer season – will the new beach house at Osterman Beach be ready? The Comfort Station was scheduled to open on Memorial Day weekend and the with a week to... Read more »

Just back from a bike ride


Hollywood Beach to finally get new bathrooms

We all know that the bathrooms at Hollywood Beach are outmoded, well outmoded is being nice, they’re disgusting.  But starting later this fall construction is going to start on a new comfort station. Earlier this week State Rep Harry Osterman hosted a Town Hall meeting where he revealed the plans for a new comfort station that... Read more »