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Chicago Polar Plunge Sends Thousands Into Chilly Lake Michigan For Special Olympics

More than $1.8 million in donations was raised for Special Olympics Chicago and Special Children’s Charities.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

First-Ever Illinois Rock And Roll Hall Fame Class Inducted At Bash

The inaugural class was: Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Cheap Trick, REO Speedwagon, Chicago, The Buckinghams, Ides of March, Chess Records, WLS-AM and disc jockeys Larry Lujack and Dick Biondi.


Polar Plunge Sends Thousands Into 37-Degree Lake For Special Olympics

Al Roker from the Today Show and thousands of others plunged into Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Sunday’s Polar Plunge In Lots Of Very Cold Photos

Hundreds of people braved the 35-degree waters of Lake Michigan for the annual Polar Plunge fundraiser for the Special Olympics.

Lincoln Park, Old Town