Northerly Island

Yacht Club Member Says Fiery Ashes From Great Chicago Fire Festival Rained Down On ClubThe commodore-elect of the Burnham Park Yacht Club says this past Saturday night, it was like a meteorite shower - as fiery ashes from the Redmoon Theater's Great Chicago Fire Festival rained down on the club.
Park District Seeking Public Input On Future Of Museum CampusThe Chicago Park District has asked one of the designers of the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art to help with discussions about a long-term vision for the entire lakefront Museum Campus where it is planned to be built.
Lucas Museum Names Two Architects For Lakefront SiteChicago architect Jeanne Gang and China’s Ma Yansong have been picked to design the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which has been planned as an addition to the Museum Campus just south of Grant Park.
Feds Tout Progress On Northerly Island TransformationU.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy had high praise for Mayor Rahm Emanuel as she walked along the hills and wetlands areas being created on the manmade peninsula that was once the Meigs Field airport.
Best Places In Chicago To Give Back This Holiday SeasonWhy wait until New Year's Day to start your resolution to volunteer? Consider checking out the following five Chicago-area organizations that can use volunteers this holiday season.
Fans Angered By Shut Down Of Backstreet Boys ConcertFans of the Backstreet Boys were upset Friday night when their concert was shut down, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Buffett Concert-Goers Angry After Lawn Seating Turns Into Mud BathHe sings about cheeseburgers in paradise, but some Jimmy Buffett fans say they got mud baths in hell at a weekend concert in Chicago.
Best Activities To Do With Dad In ChicagoChicago shows that the best gift for Father's Day 2013 is partaking in a family-friendly event.
Ten Years Later: Daley's Midnight Raid Shuts Down Meigs FieldTen years ago Saturday, then-Mayor Richard M. Daley had backhoes dig giant X’s into the lone runway at Meigs Field in the middle of the night, setting the stage to turn the peninsula into a lakefront park.
Park District Proposes 22,000 Lawn Seats For Northerly Island Concert VenueThe concert venue at Northerly Island could take on a “Ravinia-type feel” if Chicago Park District plans are approved this week to create lawn seating that would accommodate 22,000 people.
Northerly Island Offering Snowshoe Rentals While Snow LastsNortherly Island Center Director Teish Daniel said, "we wanted to take advantage of the snow, and not have it melt away before Saturday got here."
Best Fall Family Getaways In ChicagoChicago might be known for its summer festivals but fall can be just as exciting for family fun. Check out the great fall family getaways in Chicago and make the most of the changing season.