Cleanup Underway After Holiday Revelers Trash Chicago BeachesThe Memorial Day weekend’s sweltering temperatures meant not only did plenty of people hit the beaches to catch some rays, but plenty of litterbugs left behind piles of trash on the lakefront.
Hottest Day Of The Year Draws Crowds To Chill Out By The LakeWith temperatures hitting the 90s Saturday and Sunday, many people hitting the beaches said this weekend felt like the beginning of summer.
Chicago Beaches Open For Summer, But Water Still Dangerously ColdChicago’s beaches open Friday, kicking off the unofficial start of summer, but you might want to stay out of the water.
13 Chicago Beaches Under Swim Advisory, Ban FridayMore than a dozen of Chicago’s 27 public beaches are under swim advisories or bans Friday morning ahead of the Labor Day weekend.
Free Things To Do This Memorial DayFrom gardens to beaches, get outside and take in the free sites the city has to offer.
Storm Runoff Prompts Swim Ban At All Chicago BeachesThe effects of Monday’s heavy rains were being felt Tuesday at the city’s beaches, where officials have banned swimming, due to high bacteria levels caused by runoff.
Chicago's Frozen Tundra Captured By Stunning Drone VideoAs the camera moves slowly over the landscape, the images seem to be from another world.
Chicago's Beaches Open For Unofficial Start To SummerChicago’s beaches were bound to be packed for the Memorial Day Weekend, thanks to sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s for the start of the holiday weekend.
Chicago Park District Ready For Start Of Beach Season This WeekendFriday marks the official start of the beach season in Chicago. All Chicago Park District beaches will be staffed with lifeguards from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., every day through Labor Day.
After Today, It Is Illegal To Swim In Lake MichiganAfter today, it will be illegal to swim in Lake Michigan until next May.
Beach Visitors Warned About Choppy Conditions On LakeLakefront visitors are being advised to check the flags at Chicago beaches before going into the water on Friday, because of possible danger of rip currents from choppy conditions.
Rip Currents, High Waves Prompt Swim Ban On LakefrontSwimming was banned at all Chicago beaches Tuesday afternoon, due to high waves and potentially dangerous rip currents.