Best Music Festivals Near ChicagoFrom big-name music festivals held in Chicago, to festivals just a short car ride away, you won't long for more options when it comes to live musical performances this summer.
Pitchfork Weekend BeginsCBS 2's Mai Martinez talks with event organizers, concert-goers and a Chicago doctor about what they expect.
Best Labor Day Celebrations In ChicagoGet out and enjoy Labor Day this year with these fun events in Chicago.
Hundreds Gather For May Day Rally For Immigration RightsHundreds of immigration rights activists have begun marching along Chicago streets from the Near West Side to Federal Plaza downtown, as part of an annual May Day rally calling for easing immigration laws.
6 More Chicago Park District Pools Open; 2 Still ClosedSix Chicago Park District outdoor swimming pools throughout the city opened Sunday after being closed for repairs.
May Day Protesters Block Bank Entrances Before Rally Through LoopAbout 75 Occupy Chicago protesters held sit-ins outside at least two Bank of America branches in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, before joining a much larger protest rally and march through the Loop in honor of May Day.
Occupy Chicago Plans 2-Day Festival In MayThe Chicago outdoor festival season is about to get a new, politically-based offering in the spring, in the form of the Occupy Festival.
Pitchfork Releases This Year's Festival LineupIt may still be February, but summer is closer than you might realize. In fact, Pitchfork is set to release the list of performers for its annual music festival this July.
Mayor Emanuel Calls For New Park, Upgrades To 4 Old ParksMayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday introduced plans for a new park on the city’s Near West Side, and four upgrades to parks on each side of the city.
Daley Begins Farewell Tour Of City's NeighborhoodsAs he prepares to conclude his 22 years in office, Mayor Richard M. Daley kicked off a kind of “farewell tour” of Chicago’s neighborhoods with a stop on the Near West Side Thursday.
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