Chicago Beaches Are Closed, But Beaches In Evanston Are Open"We brought our wipes, hand sanitizers. We got our water bottles."
Summer Swimming Safety Tips As Indiana Beaches ReopenBeaches are still closed in Illinois, but they are opening up in Indiana. A group that promotes swimming safety says it is a good time to brush on some common sense rules.
With Illinois Beaches Closed, Many Head To Indiana Shores For Memorial DayWith beaches closed in Illinois due to the coronavirus pandemic, Memorial Day meant a road trip across the state line for many Illinoisans.
People Flock To Indiana Beaches For Memorial Day Weekend Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe unofficial start of summer looks a lot different in the middle of a pandemic -- at least in Illinois. Across the border in Indiana is a different story.
Erosion Creating Less Room For Social Distancing At Indiana BeachesPeople in Indiana will be able to spend the holiday weekend at the beach, but social distancing could be a challenge.
Backyard Pools Become Hot Item While Public Pools Remain ClosedThe COVID-19 pandemic is creating at least one booming business: backyard pools.
Swimming Now Allowed In Indiana Dunes Beaches After Cyanide SpillThe National Park Service has reopened beaches in northwestern Indiana, more than a week after a spill of cyanide and ammonia from a steel factory along Lake Michigan.
Evanston Invites People To Cool Off Near Fire Hydrants If They Can't Hit The BeachAccording to the City of Evanston, several area beaches will be closed because of E. coli levels found in the water.
Holiday Crowds Cause Chicago Police To Close Some Beach Entrances, Rotating Ramp Closures Along Lake Shore DriveAround noon, Chicago police tweeted that city beaches were nearing capacity and that rotating ramp closures were in effect along Lake Shore Drive.
Caffe Oliva Flooding Points To Bigger Problem Of Shrinking BeachesFlooding issues at Ohio Street Beach are making it almost impossible for a Caffe Oliva, seasonal local business, to make it. The owners are calling it their worst May on record. But that's not the only issue. The rising water is causing beaches to shrink.
A Guide To Events & Specials Happening Memorial Day Weekend In ChicagoWith the extended weekend, locals and tourists alike take part in the many events and special offerings happening around the city. Say goodbye May and hello summer by taking part in one or more of the great happenings in Chicago.
Cable Behind Rhode Island Beach Explosion Has Cousins In Illinois, NationwideThe cable that caused an explosion at a crowded Rhode Island beach last summer, injuring a woman, may have counterparts lying under beaches, harbors and waterways at dozens of sites nationwide.
5 Best Beaches In North CarolinaThere are many quaint beach towns located throughout North Carolina; however, only a few stand out and are definite must-see destinations for those looking to enjoy an Oceanside vacation.
Choppy Conditions Make Lake Michigan Off-Limits At Some BeachesAs if the unusually cool weather weren’t reason enough to avoid Lake Michigan on Tuesday, swimming was banned at several lakefront beaches, due to dangerous rip currents. Swimmers were being warned of high bacteria levels at a handful of other beaches.
Choppy Conditions On Lake Prompt Beach Hazard AlertAnyone considering a visit to the beach on Wednesday might want to avoid going for a swim; and not just because the lake is so cold and the weather is unusually brisk for July. Choppy conditions could make swimming dangerous.