In This Issue:

  • 2024 Soldier Field Events Calendar
  • Area One Community Alert - Robbery Green Line Indiana
  • Suenos is this Weekend!
  • Memorial Day Refuse and Recycling Schedule
  • Community Resource Fair
  • Bronzeville Summer Nights Information Session for Businesses
  • 3rd/4th/5th Ward Blood Drive
  • 3rd Ward Mobile City Hall

South Loop Event Parking Restrictions

Parking restrictions are in place for the South Loop from Roosevelt Road to Cermak Rd. from Lake Shore Drive to Clark St. during all Chicago Bears football games and many other Soldier Field events. Wintrust Arena events have been removed from the parking restrictions. Vehicles parked in the South Loop without a valid South Loop Event Parking Pass, South Loop Event Guest Pass or Residential Permit Parking pass (for Residential Permit Parking Streets ONLY) are subject to ticketing or towing.

For a complete list of Soldier Field events, please visit The 3rd Ward is providing the list below as a courtesy to residents and visitors and does not assume liability for the accuracy of the list of South Loop events. All Soldier Field events are subject to change, including cancellation or the scheduling of additional events. It is your responsibility to adhere to the parking restrictions in place.

REMINDER: Suenos is this weekend!!

See letter and link below for complete festival info

Memorial Day Refuse and Recycling Schedule

Please note these important changes to the refuse and recycling schedule this Memorial Day holiday.  


There will be No refuse collection on Monday May 27, 2024. All city- collected refuse will be serviced Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Residents should ensure all black refuse carts are accessible throughout the week of collection, not solely on their regular day of collection.


Additionally, residents should be advised of potential changes to Blue Cart Recycling collection based on their service provider.


LRS (Service Areas 1,3,5 and 6) will be collected Tuesday through Saturday. Friday collections being moved to Saturday. There will be No Recycling Cart Service collection on Monday, May 27, 2024. Residents with private service should continue to put out Blue Recycling Carts throughout the week, per their typical schedule.