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Boston will appear at the K-HITS Summer Concert On The Beach on June 21.

Doobie Brothers, Boston Headline June Concert On Montrose Beach

Tickets go on sale this Friday for a beachfront concert featuring The Doobie Brothers and Boston.

03/03/2014

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Best Places In Chicago To Take Family Photos

Instead of opting for the same old bland family photo this year, check out all the different scenic backdrop options that Chicago has to offer.

09/13/2013

North Avenue Beach (File Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

City Launches Free Wi-Fi At 5 Beaches

Posting pictures to social media of your day at the beach or answering a work email while soaking up the sun is easier now at a handful of spots along the lake, with five Chicago beaches now offering free wi-fi.

07/19/2013

Huey Lewis & the News

Guide To Huey Lewis & The News On Montrose Beach

Huey Lewis & The News is playing Chicago’s Montrose Beach for K-HITS Summer in the City concert. Don’t miss out! Find all the info you need to attend the show here…

06/20/2013

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Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day In Chicago

This town can brag about having one of the most attractive and accessible shorelines in the country as well as fine beaches that remain free.

06/08/2013

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Guide To Montrose Beach

A popular beach and also the largest public one in Chicago, Montrose Beach is located near the Uptown neighborhood. It has fun activities for everyone in the family including the dog.

08/21/2012

Countless people crowded into Lake Michigan. (Credit: CBS)

Parking Lots At 3 Beaches Fill Up As Chicagoans Try To Beat Heat

With countless Chicagoans trying to beat the intense heat in the city by taking a dip in Lake Michigan, officials have closed the parking lots at three popular beaches, after they ran out of space.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

Willy, a 2-year-old Pomeranian, had to be put down after he was attacked by a pit bull at Montrose Dog Beach. Willy's owner, Audrey Fisher, is looking for the pit bull's owner, claiming he simply walked away after Willy was attacked. (Fisher Family Photo)

Family Sues Cop After Pit Bull Kills Small Dog At Montrose Beach

A family from south suburban Steger is suing a Chicago police officer, claiming he failed to restrain his pit bull, which killed the family’s Pomeranian mix at Montrose Beach in March.

07/03/2012

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Best Places Where Dogs Can Swim In Chicago

That pup appreciates every mundane conversation and doesn’t care about bank accounts or status symbols. He just wants to play, and in Chicago’s warm months, that means a righteous swim somewhere dogs are welcome. Make that best buddy happy at the city’s best doggy dip options.

06/01/2012

Rex Flodstrom, 40, was arrested at Oak Street Beach on Jan. 17, 2012, for surfing at a non-surfing beach. He has agreed to 20 hours of community service in exchange for dropping all charges. (Credit: CBS)

Surfer Arrested At Oak Street Beach Gets Community Service

A North Side man arrested last month for illegally surfing off Oak Street Beach will have the charges against him dropped if he completes 20 hours of community service.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

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Chicago’s Best Dog Parks

Even though the weather is getting cooler, man’s best friend still needs to get out of the house every once in a while. So where in the city can you take Fido to let loose? […]

09/16/2011

Many Chicagoans were wearing jackets and sweatshirts on Sept. 5, 2011, as they were out celebrating Labor Day, when temperatures dropped to the low 60s after being in the 80s and 90s in the days before. (Credit: CBS)

Cool Labor Day Weather Has Chicagoans Bundling Up Early

For many out celebrating on Monday, the unexpectedly cold temperatures made this Labor Day seem much more like an official end to summer.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2011