Mayor Rahm Emanuel Proposes Two Waterfront City Plan“The river was mentally and physically essentially walled off from the rest of the city,” says Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “Today, the walls have begun to come down and the river is a place Chicago comes together.”
St. Patrick's Day In ChicagoThe Chicago River has been dyed a bright shade of green, kicking off the city's St. Patrick's Day festivities.
Things That Turn Green On St. Patrick's DayIt's green food, green parades, green fountains and famous sites around the world that take on a greenish glow.
Bubbly Creek Restrictions To Be Lifted FridayThe remaining clean-up will continue through Thursday. The work includes removing the boom, residual oil, as well as decontaminating boats and equipment.
Rain Cause Of Chicago River’s Two-Toned Color, Officials SayTwo distinct colors of water have been spotted at Wolf Point since Friday, and still refused to mingle on Monday.
Teal For Real: City, MWRD Probing Cause Of Two-Toned Chicago RiverThe strange sight at Wolf Point started to become apparent on Friday and was lingering into Monday.
'Bubbly Creek' South Fork Of Chicago River Closed While Crews Clean Up Oil SpillThe U.S. Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency closed off access to Bubbly Creek on Thursday.
Oil Discharge Detected In South Branch Of Chicago RiverA section of the South Branch of the Chicago River was closed Thursday after a discharge of oil was found in the section known as Bubbly Creek.
5-Year-Old Boy Catches Eel In Chicago River During "Chicago Fishes" EventA group fishing event along the Chicago River drew hundreds last week, highlighted by the appearance of a surprise fish.
1st Fall ‘Boat Run’ Bridge Lift Planned For Saturday On Chicago RiverThe city’s 27 moveable bridges on the river will be raised in sequence twice a week from Lake Shore Drive to Ashland Avenue through Nov. 11.
Preckwinkle, Other Officials Jump In Chicago RiverThe Chicago River isn't quite what it used to be, and elected officials took great effort to prove that Saturday.
Albany Park Tunnel Coming AlongA $70 million project to divert the Chicago River, and protect homes from flooding in the Albany park neighborhood, reached a milestone.