The Mayor’s office announced Sunday the opening of the first new boathouse along the Chicago River opened in Chinatown.
Residents of an Albany Park street that was inundated with flooding in April are now concerned that the city of Chicago seems to be taking the sandbags away from the North Branch of the Chicago River.
“Water quality makes a tremendous difference in how we can interact with the river, but also provides us jobs; it provides us business revenue,” said Friends of the Chicago River executive director Margaret Frisbie.
A man’s body was pulled from the south branch of the Chicago River near the Loop Wednesday afternoon.
Landmarks Illinois’ “Endangered Places 2013” list includes a variety of structures, including the Gage House, a pre-Civil War home built by one of Winnetka’s earliest settlers, and the Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake, which once served as a hangout for Al Capone.
A suspicious package shut down Michigan Avenue at the Chicago River.
Friday morning, the cleanup began for residents of the Northwest Side neighborhood on the banks of the North Branch of the Chicago River.
The “Great Chicago Fire Festival” will launch in October 2014, and feature acrobatic performances, live music, and a river parade of art, dance, and fire.
The Chicago River, once an old industrial pathway, would be transformed into the city’s new recreational frontier, under a project that hinges on an expected $100 million loan announced Thursday.
The body of a 40-year-old woman was pulled from the North Branch of the Chicago River Tuesday morning on the Northwest Side.
The Chicago River is a glowing green as the city celebrates St. Patrick’s Day. WBBM’s Mike Krauser spent some time with the crews behind the tradition.
The decade-long agreement that Emanuel introduced at Wednesday’s City Council meeting includes dramatically higher fees expected to generate $42.5 million over the life of the contract.
In a new report, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said, if Chicago doesn’t get some significant rain or snow soon, there could be serious water flow issues in the Chicago River.
A man was rescued from the water by Chicago Fire Department divers after he jumped into the Chicago River in the West Loop near Union Station Tuesday morning.
Authorities pulled a car out of the river about noon that matches a vehicle Michael Jansson was last seen in.
If the Lake Michigan water level drops six inches, the locks in and out of the Chicago River will have to be closed to keep polluted water out, federal officials said Monday.
Throughout the day tomorrow, you’ll be able to ride Wendella’s water taxis for free as the company celebrates the 50th anniversary of its downtown Chicago service.
The city of Chicago has big plans for the walkway along the Chicago River.
A 42-year-old woman died after being pulled from the Chicago River on the North Side Sunday afternoon.
A published report says the long-planned DuSable Park could soon be ready for development along the lake just south of Navy Pier.