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Little Flies Everywhere: Huge Swarms Of Midges Take Over Lakefront During Unseasonably Cold And Wet Spring

The midges, which birds eat, are hatching and mating along the lakefront. The good news? Peak mating season will likely be over by the end of next week.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Lakefront Fully Reopens For First Time During Coronavirus

The move comes after aldermen and neighbors began asking why lakefront parks and beaches remained closed through the winter.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Chicago Lakefront Will Hopefully Reopen ‘Soon,’ Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says

Lightfoot wants a plan focused on "safely minimizing crowding and, really, having some designated times for particular activities along the lakefront."

Cops Kick Runners, Cyclists Out Of Park Near Lakefront After Chicagoans Ignore Coronavirus Closure

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the lakefront and adjacent parks closed after crowds ignored social distancing guidelines last week.

Lincoln Park, Old Town