A federal judge has ruled the city of Chicago can move forward with plans to repair a crumbling Lake Shore Drive viaduct under which dozens of homeless people have been … Click to Continue »
Homeless tent-city residents will have to vacate their site ahead of bridge repairs and bike-lane installation. Advocates are demanding permanent housing. [ more › ]
Forget your money and grab your Illinois ID, as the Shedd Aquarium (1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312-939-2438) is offering free admission through the end of September for Illinois residents with a valid Illinois ID card. The deal truly offers free admission, as it includes access to all exhibits,...
She was cited for negligent driving and operating a vehicle without insurance. [ more › ]
Notice posted at the Wilson Avenue viaduct at Lake Shore Drive CDOT posted notices at both Lawrence and Wilson Avenue viaducts stating that the long overdue reconstruction of the crumbling bridges will commence on Monday, September 18. Show More Summary
The following account was received by Manuel Navarette at UFO Clearinghouse. It occurred on Thursday July 20, 2017 at about 1700 hours (5:00 PM CT):We were driving down Lake Shore Drive toward North Avenue Beach. In the car with my best friend, my sister, and my boyfriend. Show More Summary
Police had to temporarily close sections of Lake Shore Drive after the damaging four-car crash. [ more › ]
Here’s where to drink on a budget this week. Thursday, July 13 The Field Museum (1400 S. Lake Shore Drive 312-922-9410) hosts a release party for Off Color Brewing's collaborative QingMing beer featuring a tasting, paired appetizers and a display of Asian drinking vessels from 6-8:30 p.m. $40....
A Compassionate Police Department Award is on its way from PETA to the Chicago Police Department, which was responding to a car accident on Lake Shore Drive on Tuesday... The post Chicago Police Nab PETA Award for Saving Dog From Lake Michigan appeared first on PETA.
What the roadway lights on topof the bridges will look like It's finally happening! Nine and a half years after Uptown Update did its first post (but hardly its last) about the crumbling Lake Shore Drive underpasses at Wilson and Lawrence,...Show More Summary
A man was shot on South Lake Shore Drive Friday morning, near Hyde Park's 57th Street exit, according to authorities. [ more › ]
We've been posting for a few years about "Redefine The Drive," the plan to completely reimage Lake Shore Drive between Grand Avenue and Hollywood Avenue. Next week there's a community meeting to talk about ideas for the terminus at Hollywood Avenue.If you are interested in participating, but can't make the meeting, use the contact form to send in your ideas.
From honoring fallen service members at Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade to gearing up for a morning of cycling along Lake Shore Drive, here's what we're up to this weekend. Long weekend alert Memorial Day (this Monday, May 29) is the unofficial kick-off of summer. So get your long weekend in motion...
This Sunday is Bike The Drive, when the entirety of Lake Shore Drive is closed to vehicular traffic between 5:30am and 11am. If you want to participate, registration is still open. If you have plans to drive that morning, be aware that traffic on surface streets will be heavier than usual.
What's more metropolitan than a stroll through a museum? We've rounded up some of the best exhibits in Chicago's museums this month. Robot RevolutionMuseum of Science and Industry5700 S. Lake Shore Drive 773-684-1414Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry will reopen its “Robot Revolution” exhibit...
This Saturday is the annual Kids & Kites Festival at Cricket Hill (immediately northeast of Lake Shore Drive and Montrose). It runs from 10am to 4pm, and features kite kits for children to make, face painting, balloon art, and crafts.This...Show More Summary
"A big chunk of concrete lies on the ground where it fell off from the top of the bridge at Wilson Avenue and Lake Shore Drive in Chicago on March 2, 2017. (Tribune photo/Nancy Stone)" After more than nine years of posting articles detailing...Show More Summary
The encampments under Lawrence Avenue (Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune) A bus passes over the Lawrence (Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune) Mary Wisniewski Chicago Tribune Under Lake Shore Drive at Lawrence and Wilson avenues, the sky is falling.Chunks...Show More Summary
Rumor in the comments about the Lake Shore Drive fake "suicide" attempt-er Jedidiah was arrested late last week in 004 on a Domestic Battery charge.Good thing he didn't still have his gun.This goof is rapidly spinning out of control...