Free Things To Do This Memorial DayFrom gardens to beaches, get outside and take in the free sites the city has to offer.
Storm Runoff Prompts Swim Ban At All Chicago BeachesThe effects of Monday’s heavy rains were being felt Tuesday at the city’s beaches, where officials have banned swimming, due to high bacteria levels caused by runoff.
Chicago's Frozen Tundra Captured By Stunning Drone VideoAs the camera moves slowly over the landscape, the images seem to be from another world.
Chicago's Beaches Open For Unofficial Start To SummerChicago’s beaches were bound to be packed for the Memorial Day Weekend, thanks to sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s for the start of the holiday weekend.
Chicago Park District Ready For Start Of Beach Season This WeekendFriday marks the official start of the beach season in Chicago. All Chicago Park District beaches will be staffed with lifeguards from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., every day through Labor Day.
After Today, It Is Illegal To Swim In Lake MichiganAfter today, it will be illegal to swim in Lake Michigan until next May.
Beach Visitors Warned About Choppy Conditions On LakeLakefront visitors are being advised to check the flags at Chicago beaches before going into the water on Friday, because of possible danger of rip currents from choppy conditions.
Rip Currents, High Waves Prompt Swim Ban On LakefrontSwimming was banned at all Chicago beaches Tuesday afternoon, due to high waves and potentially dangerous rip currents.
City Launches Free Wi-Fi At 5 BeachesPosting pictures to social media of your day at the beach or answering a work email while soaking up the sun is easier now at a handful of spots along the lake, with five Chicago beaches now offering free wi-fi.
Guide To Montrose BeachA popular beach and also the largest public one in Chicago, Montrose Beach is located near the Uptown neighborhood. It has fun activities for everyone in the family including the dog.