North Avenue Beach a mess after closure

Huge Memorial Day crowds left huge piles of trash at North Avenue Beach Tuesday morning after police closed the stretch Monday at around 6 p.m. after several people began showing signs of heat-related sickness. "The bottom line is, that was a great deal of trash," Park District spokeswoman Jessica Maxey-Faulkner said. "My guess is people perhaps got up without doing what they normally do" to clean up because the police closed the beach and they had to leave abruptly, she said. Read more >>
E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune
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