Caitlin Moore of the Edgewater neighborhood studies for her entrepreneurship class at Lincoln Park next to the beach, April 11, 2014. She is a student at Columbia College majoring in fashion business. She said, "It's almost a cloudless day with a slight breeze. It's perfect." She added that it is was good to get out of her basement apartment where there is no sun.
Updated: April 12, 2014 10:24PM
After a record-breaking, seemingly never-ending winter, spring has finally sprung in the Chicago area, at least for a few days. For the first time since Oct. 12, 2013, temperatures at both O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport peaked at 70 degrees Friday afternoon, according to Casey Sullivan, meteorologist with the National Weather Service.