It's finally beach season in Chicago. You know what this means: many, many (hopefully not too many -- nobody likes a crowded beach) a beach bum will be flocking toward the shores of Lake Michigan for some ultimate summer maxin' and relaxin'.
Before you pack up your cooler full of ice-cold beers and load up your car trunk with floaties, however, remember that even though it seems like a lawless land out by the waves, it's not. There are still many precautions to be taken and crimes to watch out for.
Here is a list of some helpful rules for you to know for Chicago beaches: