Navy Pier

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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

Crews are searching around Navy Pier for a missing 18-year-old woman. (CBS)

Navy Pier Search Called Off After Teen Spotted Boarding Bus

The Chicago Fire Department was called to search for an 18-year-old girl who was feared to have gone overboard from one of the city’s tour boats.

08/07/2013

The Flagship Niagara is one of the most historically authentic tall ships in the United States and an accurate reproduction of Commodore Perry’s victorious flagship from the War of 1812’s Battle of Lake Erie. She offers three educational programs to the public: educational day sails, an individual trainee program, and for-credit high school and college programs. All students and trainees receive an authentic onboard living experience from sleeping on hammocks to meals cooked off of a woodstove. (Credit: Navypier.com)

Tall Ships Sail To Navy Pier

The tall ships will arrive at Navy Pier in the “Parade of Sail” Wednesday afternoon, and stay through Sunday.

WBBM Newsradio–08/07/2013

Pizza is served at the Brain Food restaurant court. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Tourist Spots Fail Food Inspections

You would think that some of the busiest restaurants in the city — those located in tourist destinations — would be some of the safest. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

07/18/2013

Quejuan Henley, 18, is charged with robbery for allegedly stealing a woman's cell phone in a pedestrian tunnel under Lake Shore Drive on July 4, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Cop’s Brother Chased Robber Because ‘I Was Just Sick Of It’

Gary Dailey, a former track athlete and marathoner, ran after a man who stole a woman’s cell phone in the pedestrian tunnel under Lake Shore Drive near Division Street on July 4th.

07/08/2013

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Best Places To See Fireworks In Chicago

Whether you’re looking for fireworks in the heart of Chicago or in one of the neighboring suburbs, there are a number of Independence Day celebrations to choose from.

06/21/2013

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Best Activities To Do With Dad In Chicago

Chicago shows that the best gift for Father’s Day 2013 is partaking in a family-friendly event.

06/14/2013

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

Navy Pier Staffer’s 2-Day Ferris Wheel Ride Breaks Guinness World Record

It didn’t seem right to Clinton Shepherd that the birthplace of the Ferris wheel didn’t hold the record for the longest Ferris wheel ride. “I thought Chicago should have that title,” he said Sunday, after spending a record-shattering 48 hours, 8 minutes and 25 seconds awake riding Navy Pier’s iconic attraction.

05/20/2013

East view of plans for two new hotels and a 10,000-seat arena near McCormick Place. (Source: City of Chicago)

DePaul Arena Part Of Larger Plan To Revamp McCormick Place, Navy Pier

City Hall has unveiled plans to build a new arena for DePaul basketball at McCormick Place, as part of larger plans to upgrade the convention center and redesign much of Navy Pier.

05/16/2013

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Best Mother’s Day Events In Chicago

Mother’s Day is a great day for celebrating all your mother has done for you throughout the year. Make this year’s Mother’s Day extra special by taking your mother out for a great family experience in Chicago.

05/10/2013

A man was arrested after allegedly exposing himself and rubbing himself against a woman on this CTA bus near Navy Pier on May 6, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Arrested For Exposing Himself, Rubbing Against Woman On CTA Bus

Police said the woman, who is in her 20s, was about to exit the #29/State bus at 500 E. Illinois St., near Navy Pier around 10:30 p.m. Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2013

An abortion-rights opponent demonstrates outside a Planned Parenthood event Thursday. (CBS)

Abortion Protest Staged Outside Planned Parenthood Fundraiser

Activist Sandra Fluke was the main honoree. The Georgetown University law school student became a household name last year when a talk show host called her a prostitute because she tried to lobby Congress for mandatory health care coverage of birth control.

05/02/2013

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Best Restaurants For Easter Brunch 2013 In Chicago

Celebrate Easter Brunch at one of these five hot spot restaurants in Chicago.

03/20/2013

Sure Sign Of Spring: Tulips, Chicago Flower Show

Tulips are a sure sign of spring and they’re ready for their close-ups at the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier.

03/14/2013

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Most Stylish Places To Get Married In Chicago

Are you newly engaged? Make your plans now to have your dream wedding at some of the Chicago area’s most stylish venues.

03/12/2013

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Best Places To See Flowers This Spring In Chicago

Spring is one of the most eagerly anticipated seasons in Chicago. What better activity to celebrate winter’s end than with an outdoor excursion to observe the blooming of spring flowers?

03/09/2013

Fans toast the late, great Harry Caray Thursday at his namesake restaurant. (CBS)

For 15th Year, Fans Raise Glass To The Late, Great Harry Caray

Many of those who attended the toast had special memories of meeting Caray while he was alive. Others recalled moving away from Chicago and watching him announce Cub games on cable, giving them a taste of home.

02/28/2013

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5 Ways To Beat Cabin Fever In Chicago

Cabin fever got you down? Get out and enjoy some of the best winter happenings Chicago has to offer. From sleepovers at the zoo to hockey at Soldier Field, here’s a round up of 5 things to do in the city this season.

01/16/2013

Winter WonderFest

Best Family-Friendly New Year’s Parties In Chicago

New Year’s doesn’t necessarily strike people as being a family-friendly holiday in Chicago. However, there are many kid-friendly events that are perfect for youth of all ages.

12/28/2012

A Good Samaritan is being hailed a heroine for saving a baby's life. (CBS)

Mom Wants To Thank Woman Who Saved Her Baby’s Life

It’s one of the scariest things for a parent to experience: not knowing what to do when your child starts choking.

12/11/2012

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