Magnificent Mile: More Trouble For Area That Was Once A Crown Jewel Of American RetailChicago Police have issued a formal warning after continued robberies on and around the city’s Magnificent Mile, at a time when stores continue to leave while others fight to stay in business after big pandemic hits.
Robberies On Magnificent Mile Prompt Warning For BusinessesA string of robberies has prompted a warning for businesses around the Magnificent Mile.
All 4 Remaining Chicago Area Disney Stores To CloseDisney is closing its four remaining Chicago area stores – including its Michigan Avenue location.
Robbers Target Magnificent Mile Stores In String Of Purse Thefts; Elderly Security Guard Seriously Injured In One HeistA string of robberies hit stores around the Magnificent Mile, all in broad daylight, has prompted a community alert.
'Meet Me On The Mile' Brings Festivity And Entertainment To North Michigan AvenueA lively event on Sunday aimed to draw customers back to the stores on the Magnificent Mile on North Michigan Avenue.
String Of Purse Robberies Along Mag Mile Prompts CPD AlertA string of robberies at stores along the north end of the Magnificent Mile has prompted a warning from Chicago police.
Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Attempted Carjacking Just West Of Magnificent MileA man was shot and critically wounded Thursday night during an attempted carjacking near the Loyola University Water Tower Campus and just west of the Magnificent Mile.
Downtown Chicago Opens The Streets For Summer: Pop Up Events, Dining Boulevard And MoreInstead of boarded-up windows this summer, the heart of Chicago's streets will close, but this time for space to have fun and dine out.
Could A Turnaround Be Coming For 'Disturbingly High' Vacancy Rates On The Magnificent Mile?Disturbingly high vacancy rates – that is the state of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile today - with stores still closing up and moving out a year after the mile was hit by looters and crushed by the pandemic.
Kendrick Adams Charged After Burglars Break Into Nordstrom On Michigan Avenue, Steal Purses; Police Seek Other SuspectsBurglars targeted the Nordstom on the Magnificent Mile overnight.
Alaxstair Reed, 39, Charged With Attempted Murder, Accused Of Stabbing Man On Magnificent Mile For Refusing To Give Spare ChangeA 39-year-old man from downstate has been charged with attempted murder, after police said he stabbed another man who declined to give him spare change on Sunday on the Magnificent Mile.
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas Stands By Remarks That She Does Not Want To See A Target In Water Tower Place“Disgusting and embarrassing” – that is how Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas describes the possibility of a Target store replacing the iconic Macy’s on the Magnificent Mile.
James Massey Charged With Inciting Rioting, Accused Of Encouraging Downtown Looting In Social Media Posts In AugustA Chicago man was charged federally with inciting rioting Tuesday, on accusations that he posted multiple messages and videos on Facebook urging people to come downtown and loot this past August.
Struggles Exacerbated On Magnificent Mile With Gap, Macy's Leaving, But Advocates Say Reinvention Will ComeThe Magnificent Mile is a huge draw for tourists, and a big boost to the city’s bottom line. But now with big stores like Macy’s and the Gap leaving, CBS 2’s Tara Molina was asking what the city is doing to keep North Michigan Avenue alive.
Even In The Time Of COVID, Last Weekend Of Shopping Before Christmas Is BusyCBS 2's Jeremy Ross has the surprising economic impact of the day, and equally surprising shopping scenes around the area.