Lightfoot Still Holding Off On Opening Lakefront Out Of Concern Of Spread Of COVID-19Mayor Lori Lightfoot is still holding off on opening the lakefront out of concern the virus will spread, but is there any evidence of that actually happening?
City Launching New Summer Operations Center Ahead Of Memorial Day WeekendStarting with the Memorial Day weekend, the SOC will monitor activity throughout the city every weekend this summer, and deploy resources and services as needed.
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.
Modified Stay-At-Home Order In Effect; Lakefront Remains Closed, Masks Required, Small Religious Gatherings AllowedGovernor JB Pritzker's modified stay-at-home order goes into effect Friday and city officials are reminding Chicagoans the lakefront remains closed.
Lightfoot Says It's 'Way Too Soon' To Talk About Opening Lakefront, Blasts Florida Governor For Reopening Beaches; 'He's Not Living In Planet Reality'“Look how well that's working. You see the pictures of people, they just flock back to the beaches in mass. I don't know what world that guy's living in, but he's not living in planet reality,” Lightfoot said.
Lightfoot Closes Lakefront, 606 Trail; Says Repeat Violators Of Stay At Home Order Will Be ArrestedChicago's interim police superintendent Charlie Beck said the CPD issued 56 warnings on Wednesday and there was at least one arrest for the failure to obey the health order."
Coronavirus In Chicago: Lakefront, 606 Trail, And Riverwalk Shut Down, Aldermen Confirm; 'It Will Be Enforced By Police'Police and other city crews could be seen blocking off entrances to the lakefront Thursday morning.
Police Clear Lakefront Hours After Warning About Obeying Stay-At-Home OrderPolice late Wednesday took to the lakefront and directed everybody to leave – hours after Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a warning about people who are not obeying the statewide stay-at-home order prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.
City Council Committee Approves Climate Emergency DeclarationThe Chicago City Council on Monday voted to fight back and protect Chicago from record high lake levels.
City Installing Concrete Barriers Along Lakefront To Prevent Flooding DamageLake Michigan reached near record high levels this year, due to an extremely wet spring.
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.