Rainbow Beach

(Photo Credit: cpdbeaches.com)

Best Places To Sunbathe In Chicago

There are many spots to sunbathe in Chicago. Depending on the atmosphere one is looking for, there is the perfect sunbathing spot available for everyone.

06/28/2014

North Avenue Beach (File Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

City Launches Free Wi-Fi At 5 Beaches

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.

07/19/2013

Lake Rescue

Boy, 6, Rescued From Lake By Younger Brother

A 6-year-old boy was in serious condition Tuesday morning, after being pulled from Lake Michigan by his even younger brother at the South Side’s Rainbow Beach.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Countless people crowded into Lake Michigan. (Credit: CBS)

Parking Lots At 3 Beaches Fill Up As Chicagoans Try To Beat Heat

With countless Chicagoans trying to beat the intense heat in the city by taking a dip in Lake Michigan, officials have closed the parking lots at three popular beaches, after they ran out of space.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

Officer Shot

Officer Wounded When Gun Goes Off After Chase

A Chicago Police officer was hospitalized Monday morning, after a police chase ended on the south lakefront with the officer’s own gun discharging.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Historical Marker To Commemorate Integration At Rainbow Beach

A historical marker will be dedicated this weekend at the South Side’s Rainbow Beach, which was the site of civil rights protests more than 50 years ago.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Plaque To Commemorate Fight To Integrate South Side’s Rainbow Beach

A new landmark will be dedicated this month to mark the 50th anniversary of efforts to integrate Rainbow Beach on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011