2019 Boating Season Started Saturday With First Boat RunThe City of Chicago kicked off the 2019 boating season with its first boat run Saturday morning, raising 27 bridges from South Ashland Avenue to Lake Shore Drive.
Chicago Bridge Closure Schedule Announced For Spring TestingThe Chicago Department of Transportation announced its schedule for bridge testing prior to the start of the spring boating season.
Americans Will Spend $5.61 Billion Celebrating St. Patrick's Day This YearAccording to a survey by the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend $5.61 billion celebrating the holiday this year, with the average consumer spending just over $40.
Chicago Celebrates St. Patrick's Day With River DyeingCrowds gathered along the Chicago River Saturday to watch the annual river dyeing in honor of St. Patrick's Day.
More Corrosion, But No More Cracks, Under Lake Shore Drive BridgeRegarding the necessary permanent repairs, the city already has ordered steel, and shipments should start arriving next week.
Northbound Lake Shore Drive Bridge Reopens After Beams CrackedCity officials have reopened the northbound lanes of the Lake Shore Drive bridge over the Chicago River, a day after the span was closed due to cracked steel support beams.
Northbound Lake Shore Drive Bridge Closed For 'Structural Emergency'City officials have shut down the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive at the bridge over the Chicago River, due to a "structural emergency."
Sewage Flushing Directly Into Chicago River's North BranchA business owner in Chicago's Ravenswood Manor neighborhood recently found out his toilets dump directly into the Chicago River, but the worst part of the discovery is that it's been happening for a century.
Man Rescued From Water After Going For A Swim In Chicago RiverA security guard and several police officers rescued a man from the Chicago River early Tuesday, after he tried to go for a swim in below-freezing temperatures.
Missing Lincolnwood Woman's Body Found In Chicago River On North SideMaria Pitu, 54, was reported missing after she was last seen at her Lincolnwood home Monday evening.
New Skyscraper Planned For Chicago River At Wolf PointA new skyscraper is on the horizon for the Chicago River, as a software company plans to bring 1,000 new jobs to Chicago.
Developers Have Plans For Three Skyscrapers Near The Chicago RiverCurrent residents have expressed concerns about previous plans because of parking, traffic and security.