Chicagoans Crowd Beaches Amid Sweltering HeatAt this time last year in Chicago, beaches all up and down Lake Michigan were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not so this year.
'We'll Have A Great Summer': Despite Chilly Temps On Opening Day, Beaches Are Now Open"We want everybody just to be safe, follow the existing rules that are up and hopefully we’ll have a great summer this year."
What Can You Expect For Swimming And Sunbathing Season This Year? A Look Inside 2021 Pool And Beach PlansIt might be only 40 degrees this morning, but it's April. That means Memorial Day is around the corner. Will you be able to splish-splash to your heart's content? Or will many beaches and pools be closed again?
On A Scorching Weekend, Crowds Flock To Indiana Dunes Beaches As They're Among Few That Are OpenThe scorching heat this weekend drove people to seek shade and cool water on beaches.
Whiting, Indiana Beach Closing Because Of COVID-19 Concerns"This year, with Chicago beaches being closed, we have had an abundance."
Lightfoot: No Plans To Reopen Chicago Beaches Anytime Soon"Until we feel like we are in a good place, and we're starting to see a slight uptick in cases, the beaches conversation is one that's going to have to come down the road."
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.