Experts Urge Caution Before Skating Or Fishing On Frozen Lakes And PondsCook County Forest Preserve District fisheries biologist Steve Silic said people should make sure a lake or pond is covered in at least 4 inches of ice before going onto the frozen surface, by drilling a hole in the ice.
Ice Skating At Millennium Park Opens Friday, Maggie Daley Ribbon Opening Soon In yet another sign that winter is upon us, downtown ice skating opens up again this weekend.
Watch: Ice Skater Glides Along "Smooth As Glass" Lake MichiganRemember last week’s endless chill? Well it made conditions just right for April Chernoby and a few fellow skaters from the West Michigan Speedskating Club on the world's largest ice skating rink: Lake Michigan.
America's Best Ski Resorts For FamiliesHere's a look at five of the best family-friendly ski resorts in America.
Best Places For Ice Skating In ChicagoIce skating in Chicago can be a great way to embrace the winter season. Take advantage of some of the best rinks in the city, and have some winter fun besides the standard snowball fight.
Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: December 1st - 7thCheck out the Priceless Things To Do this week in Chicago, week of December 1st-7th.
Outdoor Valentine's Day Date IdeasGet creative this Valentine's Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.
Best Ice Skating In ChicagoIce skating can be a great way to have fun during winter without having to do the full-on snowman building or tobogganing. Chicago has a number of rinks to choose from, both indoor and outdoor, so you won't let winter drag you down this year.
Park District Ice Rinks Open For Winter SeasonIce skating rinks at seven parks across the city will open for the season Friday, with a brand-new eighth rink set to open next month.
Best Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of The Winter In ChicagoMost of us wish there was a seasonal fast-forward button for the winter temperatures, but like it or not, there are a few things that are fun to experience during the colder days, especially when you know spring is just around the corner. Take advantage of the last days of winter with a few fun winter activities.
Best Outdoor Winter Activities In ChicagoOnce you've pushed yourself to brave the lower temperatures, you'll find that Chicago does have some fun winter activities to offer.
Best Places To Go Ice Skating In ChicagoIce skating is not only a great way to exercise, it's a fun activity. Whether it's your first time on the ice or you're a seasoned skater, an ice rink is a great place for an outing with friends, a first date or a family event.