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Computer rendering of the Navy Pier Flyover, an elevated path for bikes to cross the Chicago River at Lake Shore Drive, rather than the existing sidewalk on the lower level of the drive. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Grand Avenue Closures For Navy Pier Flyover Pushed Back At Least A Week

Downtown motorists will be able to navigate traffic near Navy Pier normally for a few more days—closures to pave the way for steel beams to support the long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover won’t begin until next week.

07/15/2015

Computer rendering of the Navy Pier Flyover, an elevated path for bikes to cross the Chicago River at Lake Shore Drive, rather than the existing sidewalk on the lower level of the drive. (Credit: City of Chicago)

More Lane Closures Planned For Long-Awaited Navy Pier Flyover Project

Downtown motorists will have to endure more lane closures over the next 10 weeks — this time to pave the way for the steel beams that will support the long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover.

07/14/2015

Marquell Barnes (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Streeterville Shooting After Navy Pier Fireworks

Marquell D. Barnes, 20, faces one count of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and use of a stolen firearm to commit an offense, all felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He was also charged with one misdemeanor count of resisting or obstructing a peace officer.

07/07/2015

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Thousands Pack Navy Pier Ahead Of Fireworks Show

CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross has more on that celebration and some of the safety measures involved.

07/04/2015

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Best Fourth Of July Events In Chicago

Add another to the list of fun activities to take in during the Fourth of July with these Chicago events

06/27/2015

An artist's rendering of the new Ferris wheel at Navy Pier. (Credit: Navy Pier)

New Ferris Wheel For Navy Pier In 2016

A larger, more modern Ferris Wheel will be built at Navy Pier, replacing the 20-year-old iconic attraction at the state’s most popular tourist destination.

06/23/2015

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Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.

04/22/2015

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Shoreline River Tours Signal Return Of Spring

It must be spring. The city’s tour boats are back along the Chicago River and Navy Pier.

03/13/2015

(Photo Credit: Chicago Film Tour's Facebook)

Five Reasons To Visit Chicago For Spring Break

Here are five of the best reasons to turn spring break into a Chicago vacation or staycation.

03/07/2015

New Year's Eve

Chicagoans Get Ready To Ring In New Year

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports safety is definitely being emphasized at Navy Pier, along with all the celebrating.

12/31/2014

Navy Pier

Navy Pier Boosts Security After Friday Night Brawl

Police and witnesses have said anywhere from 30 to 100 brawling youths stormed through the pier’s Winter WonderFest, which is billed as a family-friendly event.

12/30/2014

Several males were involved in a fight outside Navy Pier on Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Boy Injured In Fight Outside Navy Pier

The boy, whose exact age was not immediately known, got into the altercation with three to four other males about 10:15 p.m. outside Navy Pier in the 600 block of East Grand Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.

12/29/2014

Navy Pier Disturbance

Five Arrested After Brawl At Navy Pier

A huge fight between dozens of teens has led to the arrests of five people Friday night at Navy Pier

12/27/2014

The CTA's first-ever Holiday Bus begins making its rounds Tuesday on the #14/Jeffery Jump line. The bus will travel along nine of the CTA's busies bus routes. (Credit: CTA)

CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out Tuesday

From its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa’s den and armchair, it’s clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.

12/02/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Chicago In The Fall

After Labor Day weekend’s goodbye to the lazy days of summer, a re-energized city welcomes autumn with fall fests, a new theater season, blockbuster art shows and fun outdoor explorations. Here are some of Chicago’s best happenings this fall.

09/20/2014

Navy Pier

Hispanic Business Owners Gather For Annual Expo

Laura Sanchez, CEO of Swatware, said she considers herself a pioneer, as a Latina running an information technology business.

08/28/2014

Water generic

Four Rescued After Boat Hits Lake Michigan Breakwall

Police said the boat ran onto the breakwall northeast of Navy Pier around 10:30 p.m.

08/28/2014

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: August 18th-24th

Check out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of August 18th-24th.

08/18/2014

Chicago Jazz Festival

Best Things To Do Labor Day Weekend In Chicago

End summer on the right note with these fun-filled activities in the Chicago area. Grab your family and friends for a fun-filled last hurrah for summer.

08/15/2014

(Photo Credit: Landshark Beer Garden at Navy Pier's Facebook)

National Hot Dog Day Celebrations

It may not have fancy Hallmark cards but National Hot Dog Day is being celebrated in Chicago throughout July. In case you’d like to buy your family a hot dog present, the actual holiday is July 23rd. Celebrate the American icon and delicious Chicago staple at any of the local restaurants below. Happy Hot Dog Day!

07/22/2014

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