Preparations For New Year's Celebrations Underway DowntownIn addition to the midnight fireworks show at Navy Pier, a private company will be launching a midnight fireworks display along the Chicago River.
First Section Of Navy Pier Flyover Connecting Lakefront Trail OpensThe Navy Pier flyover is now open to the public.
Illinois Looks To Its Past, Future Amid 200th Birthday PartyThe Illinois Bicentennial party took place Monday night at Navy Pier.
Top Holiday Events In Chicago This WeekFrom Navy Pier's Winter Wonderfest to a festival full of holiday cocktails and wine, there's plenty to do when it comes to upcoming seasonal and holiday activities in Chicago
Find Holiday Gift Ideas At The Chicago Toy and Game FairVisitors can check out new toys before they hit store shelves on Saturday until 6 p.m. 
Rauner And Pritzker To Join Illinois Bicentennial Gala At Navy PierRauner says the focus should be on the future and "there is no better place to start uniting than at an event that celebrates the greatness of Illinois." Pritzker says it means celebrating as "one Illinois."
Singles To Take A 'Spin' At Navy Pier Ahead Of Sweetest DayThe Spinning With Singles event is billed as a mixer on the Ferris wheel and aboard the private yacht Chicago Elite.
Fun Times Will Be Brewing At Witches Night Out"It is an all-ladies fundraising event. We're talking to lady businesses, we're featuring all local businesses and it's all about women helping women and the proceeds are going to the FUSIoN Project."
Several People Injured In Car, Taxi Collision Near Navy PierPolice said a taxi and another vehicle collided, causing the taxi to go up on the sidewalk on Illinois under Lake Shore Drive.
Navy Pier Welcomes Nearly 100,000 For Fourth Of July Fireworks DisplayNavy Pier welcomed nearly 100,000 people for Wednesday night's Independence Day fireworks show.
Extra Security At Navy Pier For Fourth CelebrationsAdditional officers on foot and bike patrol will also be out along the lakefront.