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Woman’s Body Pulled From Lake At Promontory Point

About 2:11 p.m., the body of the 75-year-old woman was pulled from the water off the park near 55th Street.

08/12/2014

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Best Parks To Bring Your Grill In Chicago

Although most Chicago Parks don’t provide grills, almost all of them allow you to bring your own portable grill to their picnic areas, including these three.

06/07/2014

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Best Places In Chicago To Propose

Here are a few proposal spots you may not have considered with various tastes in mind.

08/31/2013

Austin Hudson Lapore (Credit: Chicago Police)

Search Dog Tracks Missing Student To Lakefront

Volunteers, friends and family were out in force Tuesday morning, resuming the search for a missing University of Chicago student.

06/18/2013

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Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day In Chicago

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.

06/08/2013

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Best Spots For A Picnic In Chicago

Chicago is blessed with well-maintained public parks, but not all picnic spots are created equal. With beautiful summer weather warming up the city, packing a picnic might just be the ticket to a perfect season. From scenic to secluded, Chicago’s best picnic spots offer a little bit of all things ambiance.

06/09/2012

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Man Pulled From Lake Michigan Dies

A man died Sunday morning after being pulled from Lake Michigan on the South Side.

10/09/2011

(credit: Bonnie Kenaz-Mara)

Guide to Promontory Point

Chicago’s gorgeous lakefront includes 15 public beaches along 26 miles of shoreline. However, between the south side beaches lies a true treasure, know by locals as “The Point.” Promontory Point is a popular wedding site, boasts one of the best views of the Chicago skyline, has great bike trails, and is the only place on the lakefront that fire pits are permitted.

09/10/2011

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Sanctuaries in the City: Eight Places to Unwind in Chicago

Even the most urbane of city dwellers needs the occasional respite from the psychic pressure of the concrete jungle. For those without a go-to chill spot, here’s a selection of relaxation stations to consider.

04/11/2011