Best Upcoming Exhibits For Kids Around ChicagoLearning about animals, captaining a boat, sing a longs, nature hikes, and aerial magic can offer children a summer of discovery and memories they will never forget.
Chicago Park District Ready For Start Of Beach Season This WeekendFriday 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.
Man Rescued From North Avenue Beach A man who jumped into Lake Michigan on the North Side was rescued early Sunday.
Polar Plungers Say They Are 'Freezin' For A Reason'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.
Air & Water Show Bar/Restaurant SpecialsIf 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.
Doctors Offer Free Skin Cancer Screenings At North Avenue BeachHundreds of runners, walkers, joggers and beach goers got to take advantage of free skin cancer screening at one of Chicago's busiest beaches.
Summer Scorcher Brings Ideal Beach WeatherWith 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.
Memorial Day Weekend Event Round UpIt'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.
Man Charged With Stealing iPhone From Tourist At North Avenue BeachChicago Police have arrested a teenager who they say stole a tourist's iPhone on the lakefront this weekend, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
City Launches Free Wi-Fi At 5 BeachesPosting 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.
Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day In ChicagoThis town can brag about having one of the most attractive and accessible shorelines in the country as well as fine beaches that remain free.
Gutsy Revelers Take Polar Plunge To Celebrate New YearAbout 50 hearty souls started the first day of the New Year with a plunge into the frigid water of Lake Michigan.