North Avenue Beach
Friday marks the official start of the beach season in Chicago. All Chicago Park District beaches will be staffed with lifeguards from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., every day through Labor Day.
A man who jumped into Lake Michigan on the North Side was rescued early Sunday.
Whether it’s the lingering effects of last night’s celebrations or a baptism of sorts to start off the new year – or a fundraiser – dozens gathered at North Avenue Beach as the new year dawned.
If the sand isn’t your scene, there are a few bars and restaurants catering especially to Air & Water Show spectators this weekend. With special menus and prime locations along Lake Michigan at Navy Pier and North Avenue Beach, you’ll have a spectacular view for the show.
Hundreds of runners, walkers, joggers and beach goers got to take advantage of free skin cancer screening at one of Chicago’s busiest beaches.
With temperatures likely reaching 90 degrees for the only the third time this year – and the first time this summer – Tuesday should be a perfect day to hit the beach.
It’s finally Memorial Day weekend and that means patio and BBQ season! Here is a list of a few events around town to help you kick off summer in the city.
Chicago Police have arrested a teenager who they say stole a tourist’s iPhone on the lakefront this weekend, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
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.
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.
About 50 hearty souls started the first day of the New Year with a plunge into the frigid water of Lake Michigan.
Organizers have called off the Red Bull Flugtag event, in which handmade gliders plummet into Lake Michigan, due to what they have termed “unsafe marine conditions.”
Demonstrators will gather at North Avenue Beach Sunday to protest against laws that forbid women from going topless.
The Blue Angels closed out Chicago’s 54th annual Air & Water Show this afternoon. For spectators, it was all about the view. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman found some unique spots where people found a different perspective for the Air & Water Show.
It wouldn’t be late summer in Chicago without the sound of a military plane zooming through the air, turning eyes skyward from Lakeview to the Loop.
The Chicago Air and Water Show is one of the most popular summer events in the city. Folks come from all over to enjoy the sun and spectacle above the Chicago beaches on this city’s one-of-a-kind lakefront.
There is a reason why Chicago is labeled as the Third Coast. With Lake Michigan at our fingertips, Chicago boasts lots of beaches up and down her shores. One of the more popular and active beaches is North Avenue. Spend a weekend there and take in what it has to offer.
Paramedics were attending to the child near the beach house, according to Fire Media Affairs, adding that a second ambulance was being sent to the beach.
Several generations of Chicago lifeguards gathered along the lakefront yesterday to remember “the Bird Lady of North Avenue Beach.”
Fire paramedics have taken two people to the hospital after they were rescued from Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach Saturday afternoon.