Expanded Chicago Riverwalk celebrates grand opening

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Sunday, June 28, 2015
Chicagoans gathered along the Chicago River Saturday afternoon to celebrate the grand opening of the expanded Riverwalk.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicagoans gathered along the Chicago River Saturday afternoon to celebrate the grand opening of the expanded Riverwalk.

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The new area is now open between State and LaSalle Streets, featuring a dock for boaters, a cove for kayakers and new restaurants.

Construction for the final phase of the Riverwalk will begin this summer from LaSalle to Lake Street.