Giant Bra On Michigan Avenue Drawing Attention To Fight Against Breast CancerAdvocate Health Care’s 16-foot “Support Bra” on Pioneer Plaza, next to the Tribune Tower, stands like a beacon. Advocate is donating $1 to the American Cancer Society for every photo of the “Support Bra” tagged with #SupportYourGirls on Twitter or Instagram all month long, up to a total of $5,000.
Dutchie Caray Gets Honorary Street Name Along Magnificent MileThe “First Lady of Chicago Baseball” got a special birthday present on Thursday, as a street in the tony Streeterville neighborhood was named in honor of Dutchie Caray.
Police Investigate Two Robberies Near Magnificent MileA man was robbed early Wednesday just off the Magnificent Mile, a few blocks from the scene of another robbery attempt a few minutes later.
Alarm Scares Off Burglars From Magnificent Mile Boutique A group of burglars abandoned an early Sunday heist at a high-end Magnificent Mile clothing store when they set off an alarm at the downtown shop.
Bike Cops Save Tourist Who Collapsed On Michigan AvenueOfficers Michael Lawrence and Sergio Valdez, with the Central District bicycle unit, were flagged down around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, by witnesses who led them to a man lying in the middle of Michigan Avenue. “He was not breathing. He was pale. He had no pulse. He looked like he might have been gone,” Lawrence said.
Chicago Bike Cops Save Life Of Mag Mile TouristThe two officers were on patrol when they were flagged down near Michigan Avenue and Walton Street. Citizens led them to a man “drained of color” lying on the ground and not breathing. The officers began performing chest compressions and saw the man’s airway was blocked, which they were able to clear
Seven Dogs Found In Trunk Near Mag Mile; Two Men ArrestedTwo out-of-state men are facing animal cruelty charges after police found seven dogs in a vehicle’s trunk Friday on the Near North Side.
Two In Custody After Van Crashes Into Neiman Marcus On Mag MilePolice said officers responded to a call of a theft in progress around 4 a.m. at 737 N. Michigan Av. When they arrived, officers saw a van had crashed through the storefront on the Superior Street side of Neiman Marcus, and several males were fleeing the scene.
Woman Dies After Shooting At Mag Mile Store A Mag Mile store became a crime scene Friday night after police say a gunman walked in and shot his girlfriend or ex-girlfriend before committing suicide.
Street Closures, Parking Restrictions Planned Downtown For Lights Festival“Hundreds of thousands” of spectators are expected downtown for the annual holiday lighting ceremony along Michigan Avenue on Saturday.
Window Broken, Cell Phones Stolen At Mag Mile Best BuyAround 4:30 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm at the Best Buy in the Hancock Center, at 800 N. Michigan Av. Officers discovered a broken window, and searched the building, discovering an unknown number of cell phones had been stolen.
Harsh Winter Killed Bushes At Water Tower ParkIf you've been out along Chicago's Magnificent Mile lately, you might have noticed that the bushes in the city's most historic park are more brown than green.