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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

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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

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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

The Ferris wheel at Navy Pier in Chicago. (CBS)

Polk Family’s $20 Million Navy Pier Donation A Gift To Chicagoans

Members of the Polk family explain the gift they’re offering to revamp Navy Pier’s entrance. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

07/17/2014

Jawaun Westbrook (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Hammer Attack Near Navy Pier

Jawaun Westbrook, of the 400 block of East Ohio Street, was charged Thursday with two felony counts of aggravated battery, police said. He was due to appear for a bond hearing Thursday afternoon.

07/10/2014

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Man Arrested After Attacking Women With Hammer Near Navy Pier

Police said the women were walking on the Lakefront Path near lower Lake Shore Drive and Grand Avenue around 6:30 p.m., when a man attacked them with a hammer.

07/09/2014

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Navy Pier Hits Crowd Capacity For Fireworks Show

If you’re planning to head to Navy Pier to watch the July 4th fireworks show Friday night, you better be there already.

07/04/2014

Former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne (Credit: CBS)

Aldermen To Weigh Potential Honors For Former Mayor Byrne

For the first time since former Mayor Jane Byrne left office in 1983, the Chicago City Council on Wednesday took the first steps toward officially honoring the city’s first and only female mayor.

06/25/2014

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy shakes hands with police officers before a recruit graduation at Navy Pier, about one week after having angioplasty for blocked arteries. (Credit: CBS)

Recovering McCarthy Says “I’m Doing Very Well. I Feel Great”

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Wednesday made his first public appearance since undergoing an emergency heart procedure last week, joking with a class of new police recruits that “Word of my demise was greatly exaggerated.”

06/11/2014

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