A Look At The 106-Year Tradition Of The Chicago Tree-Lighting CeremonyThe tradition of an official Chicago Christmas tree goes back more than a century, but only in the past four years has it involved a single large tree mounted in Millennium Park.
Woman Sexually Assaulted Near Millennium ParkA 27-year-old woman was waiting on the Red Line platform when a male took her phone and started running. She chased after him into the street and afterwards he sexually assaulted her and fled the scene, according to police.
7 People Charged In Connection With Vandalism Of 'The Bean'Chicago Police charged seven people overnight in connection to the tagging of "The Bean" at Millennium Park and the Cancer Survivors' Garden at Maggie Daley Park.
'The Bean' At Millennium Park, Cancer Survivors' Garden At Maggie Daley Park Vandalized; 7 People In CustodyChicago Police took seven people into custody overnight, after vandals defaced "The Bean" at Millennium Park and the Cancer Survivors' Garden at Maggie Daley Park.
After 15 Years, Pritzker Pavilion Trellis In Need Of A Facelift; 'There Are Huge Rust Spots ... You Don't Want To Have It Look Ugly'From afar the iconic amphitheater and greenery of the Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park perfectly blend in with the neighboring high rises, but a closer look shows the beauty is beginning to show its age.
The Annual Chicago Blues Festival Kicks Off This Friday"You don't need to be a blues fan to enjoy good music. The Chicago Blues Festival will be featuring some great music for all people who love good music. Fast, slow, upbeat, and ballads, there will be something good for everyone to enjoy and feel."
Mothers Gather To Remember Children Who Died From Overdoses, Demand Dealers Be Held AccountableThis Mother's Day, dozens gathered to remember those killed by drugs and to call attention to punish those responsible.
Chicago Jazz Festival's 2019 Lineup To Honor Nat King ColeNat King Cole's brother will be part of a tribute to the late singer at this year's Chicago Jazz Festival.
NRA Settles Lawsuit With 'The Bean' ArtistAnish Kapoor filed a lawsuit in June over the NRA's use of a picture of the Cloud Gate sculpture in a video released in April 2017.
Millennium Park Christmas Tree Arrives From ElmhurstThe 60-foot tree arrived downtown around 7 p.m. Friday at in Millennium Park.
Elmhurst Family's Tree Will Decorate Millennium Park For ChristmasDeborah Orth said it’s not easy to give up her tree, but “the tree’s been way too big for way too long.”
Arts In The Dark Parade To Bring Halloween To State StreetChicago holds its Arts in the Dark Halloween parade Saturday at 6 p.m.
Bike Lanes Blocked By Vehicles Create Chaos For Cyclists Near Millennium ParkIt is a popular spot for Chicagoans and tourists alike—a bike lane along Upper Randolph near Millennium Park.
Loved Ones Rally, Call On Justice System To Punish Drug DealersFamily and friends of people killed by drugs gathered for a rally in Millennium Park.
Hot Weather Forcing Everyone To Keep CoolCity officials stressing those without air conditioning can locate cooling centers throughout the city.