Preservation Chicago Proposes Turning Lakefront Into National ParkPreservationists want to turn Chicago’s lakefront into a national park, believing it might be the best way to protect the city’s crown jewel.
Jogger Attacked Along The Lakefront Near Irving Park RoadIt's a high traffic area and because of a crime that happened in broad daylight is particularly shocking.
Lakefront Winds Curl Lakeshore WavesIn Winnetka, high winds equalled high waves that swelled over barrier walls and flooded parking lots.
City Breaks Ground On New 41st Street Bridge Over Lake Shore DriveConstruction on the 41st Street bridge is scheduled to be completed in late 2018.
Thousands Of Dead Fish Found On Lakefront At Old U.S. Steel SiteAnglers stumbled across a huge number of dead perch this week at a popular fishing spot on the Far South Side.
Nearly 50 MPH Winds, Waves Close To 20 Feet Along LakefrontFierce winds were battering the Chicago area, kicking up high waves on the lake, and prompting a warning about possible lakefront flooding.
Chicago Police Families Celebrate Father's Day At Lakefront MemorialDozens of Chicago police officers, their families, and supporters came out to the lakefront on a warm and sunny Sunday for a special mass to celebrate Father’s Day.
Bullet Hole Found Near Popular Lakefront Recreation SpotA bullet hole is found in a very disturbing place, at a popular spot for walking, running, biking and tennis along Chicago's lakefront.
Spring Half Marathon Draws 6,000 Runners To LakefrontThe Chicago Spring Half Marathon lived up to its billing with warm and sunny weather for the run along the lakefront Sunday morning.
Lucas Museum Gets City Council OKFilmmaker George Lucas’ lakefront museum plan won final approval on Wednesday, as aldermen signed off on zoning changes needed to build the 300,000-square-foot project.
Final Vote On Lucas Museum Pushed Back Until Next WeekMayor Rahm Emanuel tried to shrug off the delay in the vote on the $400 million privately-funded Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, but sources told the Sun-Times negotiations with the Chicago Bears have stalled final approval.
Chicago Park District Signs Off On Lakefront Land For Lucas MuseumThe Chicago Park District board on Wednesday unanimously signed off on a 99-year lease of lakefront land south of Soldier Field for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.
Mumford & Sons' Lakefront Show Sparks Concerns From NeighborsA big concert Wednesday night has raised some big concerns along the lakefront, where Grammy winners Mumford & Sons will play before a crowd of 35,000 at Montrose Beach.
Rauner Signs Legislation Aiding Obama Library, Lucas MuseumGov. Bruce Rauner bolstered plans to build the Barack Obama Presidential Library and filmmaker George Lucas’ museum in Chicago.
State Lawmakers Try To Clear The Way For Obama Library, Lucas MuseumHoping to lift any possible legal hurdles to building either Barack Obama’s presidential library or filmmaker George Lucas’ proposed museum on park property, Illinois lawmakers swiftly approved legislation to make sure the Emanuel administration has the authority critics claim it lacks.