City officials say they have been been able to get by with spreading much less salt on streets this winter than last thanks to milder temperatures and less snow.
If this winter is anything like the snowbound, blizzard bonanza we’ve had in year’s past, we may all need to travel by Siberian Husky powered dog sleds before spring! Our family has had four huskies/husky mixes over the years and they are wonderful family dogs. There’s something to be said for curling up by the fire with a pack of big, furry dogs, to keep warm on those three-dog nights.
Here are snowfall totals, reported to the National Weather Service, at 4 p.m. on January 20, 2012.
There hasn’t been much snow on Illinois roads this winter, but the state has a whole lot of snow plows and has been paying hundreds of seasonal plow drivers thousands of dollars a month.
When we want to avoid dinnertime battles with the kids and still serve up the most nutritious vegetables readily and affordably available during these winter months in Chicago, we turn to the following tried and true recipes. Read on with an open mind and you might be surprised by what the little ones (and you!) will love!
Residents may be enjoying the mild weather so far this winter, but it’s not so nice for some businesses. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
‘Tis the season for ice skating. Chicago’s winter is here to stay. Well, for a few long months anyway, so get out and enjoy it. There are a plethora of outdoor rinks (10 to be exact) within the city limits, open November 28th-February 28th. Here are the three best!
Brrrr. It’s getting colder out there, and the trek to the whiskey cabinet is a lot closer than your local watering hole. But most people make a crummy Manhattan, and drinking it under blankets with slippers can only happen so many times in a row before cabin fever hits. If you want to have some fun without freezing your buns, check out these very literal winter hot spots.
If you are like me, you are racking your brain about what to don for New Year’s Eve. One of the biggest nights of holiday fashion is of course New Year’s Eve. You can celebrate this night in the most casual of intimate affairs to the most dashingly dapper social events!
It’s the day after Christmas, but it seems like someone forgot to tell Old Man Winter, because neither snow nor temperatures see to be falling. He must have hit the snooze button when winter officially started a few days ago, because the weather has been more like autumn.
City officials want Chicagoans to know they are ready for snow, even if the snow isn’t yet ready to fall.
Winter officially begins later Wednesday, but the Chicago area has a thick soup of fog in lieu of the usual snow and bitter winds.
I have personally spent years figuring out ways to stay fashionable in the snow and slush and I would like to share my following finds and recommendations!
We could have had a lot of snow Wednesday, but we had all-day rain showers instead, making what is already the third wettest year in Chicago on record a little wetter still.
Rockit Bar & Grill, one of my favorite stomping grounds, has this holiday tradition down. I caught up with Josh Hauer, General Manager and Operating Partner at both Rockit Bar & Grill locations (River North and Wrigleyville) to chat about how Rockit celebrates the holidays…
It came two and a half weeks later than average, but on Friday morning the inevitable happened.
The City of Chicago says it’s ready for the worst when it comes to winter weather.
Hey fellas, winter’s going to be here in, like, two minutes and the reality of our surroundings dictates that you’ll either have to dust off last year’s looks or head out to the shops for a seasonal upgrade…
Chicago drivers need to watch where they park their cars tonight: Early tomorrow morning, the city’s winter parking plan goes into effect.
Strong winds, rain and possibly snow, are hitting Chicagoland hard on Tuesday, causing high waves along Lake Michigan.