Hoping to turn Halloween into Chicago’s next big thing, Michigan Avenue businesses and city officials have announced a first of its kind festival and nighttime parade this October.
After saying he’s open to moving the annual Pride Parade out of Boystown, Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has launched a survey to find out if the community would support moving the parade downtown.
Police are currently conducting a death investigation, but a source said the incident appears to be accidental.
Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
The food is gone; now all that’s left is the cleanup of Grant Park following the 34th annual Taste of Chicago.
Two men who got into a fight with each other late Saturday in Grant Park just after the Lollapalooza music festival ended, in which one of them slashed the other with a knife, will not pursue charges against each other, police said.
Chicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.
A huge section of pavement on Columbus Drive buckled in the afternoon heat on Wednesday in the South Loop.
With less than a week to go until the NATO summit, there are growing signs of the extra security that’s going into place in time for the arrival of NATO delegates this weekend.
The city of Chicago has rejected a request by anti-war protesters to march through downtown Chicago on May 20, the first day of the NATO summit.
Early morning rush hour traffic was tied up downtown Monday, after a pickup truck slammed into a taxi at Columbus Drive and Roosevelt Road.
As a downtown firehouse observed the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Sunday, firefighters there were still wondering what happened to a link between Chicago and Ground Zero that disappeared a year ago.
The cab driver who crashed into a pedestrian and a building in Streeterville Monday had dozens of prior traffic tickets and was involved in another accident that left someone injured, records show.
One person was killed, and two others were injured, when a cab struck a building in the Streeterville neighborhood this morning.
Thousands of people lined Columbus Drive for Chicago’s annual Polish Constitution Day parade.
A Criminal Court judge has denied bail to a man accused of sex crimes against two children, and is accused of accused of running down a woman Tuesday night at a busy Streeterville intersection.
Charges are pending against the driver of a private coach bus, which struck and killed a woman in the Streeterville neighborhood Tuesday night.