Web Extra: The Week in Review: 8/29

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Joel and his panel continue their conversation about Jackie Robinson West little league championship. 

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Candlelight Protest Addresses Diversity in River North

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Photo by Josclynn Brandon

Chicago’s predominantly-white River North neighborhood was the scene of a candlelight protest to promote racial diversity.

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O’Hare Airport Home to Goats, Llamas, More

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August 28, 2014-O’Hare Airport Home to Goats, Llamas, More

Millions of passengers travel through O'Hare every year, but dozens of burros, goats, and llamas call the airport home. Why? Paris Schutz explains.

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From Farm to Table with Rick Bayless

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August 28, 2014-From Farm to Table With Rick Bayless

Rick Bayless took Eddie Arruza on a tour of his Bucktown garden. Bayless uses many of the crops he grows in his backyard in his restaurants and at home. With fall around the corner, Bayless prepares a seasonal dish using vegetables from his garden. 

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Viewer Feedback: 8/28

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August 28, 2014-Viewer Feedback: 8/28

We share what you had to say about recent stories when we read some of our viewer feedback.

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Investing in Chicago’s Youth

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August 27, 2014 - Investing in Chicago’s Youth

How can Chicago translate the pride felt today for our little league champs into a long-term plan for the city's youth? We discuss with our panel.

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Harvest Time with Rick Bayless

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August 27, 2014 - Harvest Time with Rick Bayless

While it may not feel like it, fall is upon us which means it’s time to harvest those gardens and cook up some new seasonal recipes. We join Chicago chef Rick Bayless in his own garden to harvest and cook up a refreshing fall dish.

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Mayoral Campaign Kicks Off

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August 26, 2014 - Mayoral Campaign Kicks Off

Today is the first day to start circulating nominating petitions in the race for mayor and City Council.

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 8/29

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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Police Cmdr. Evans Charged With Misconduct

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August, 28, 2014-Police Cmdr. Evans Charged With Misconduct

On the day Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans is charged with official misconduct and aggravated battery for allegedly putting the barrel of a gun in a suspect’s mouth, we talk to WBEZ editor Derek John about how they broke the story of the alleged misconduct.

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‘The Opening Kickoff’

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August 28, 2014-‘The Opening Kickoff’

To kick off the college football season, we talk with an author about the sport's past and connection to its present.

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African Festival of the Arts Celebrates 25 Years

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August 28, 2014-African Festival of the Arts Celebrates 25

We explore one of the city's largest and oldest neighborhood festivals.

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City Honors Jackie Robinson West

Parade, Rallies Celebrate Team’s Journey

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August 27, 2014 - City Honors Jackie Robinson West

The city celebrates the U.S. Little League champs Jackie Robinson West All-Stars. Paris Schutz has the complete recap of the day's festivities.

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’The Organized Mind’

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August 27, 2014 - 'The Organized Mind'

We talk to a neuroscientist who's out with a new book to help us organize our minds.

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Ask Geoffrey: 8/27

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August 27, 2014 - Ask Geoffrey: 8/27

Geoffrey Baer compares fact and fiction in a long-ago murder, explores the life of an architectural pioneer, and strolls the Riverwalk in this week’s Ask Geoffrey.

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Exploring Space

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August 26, 2014 - Exploring Space

From close encounters with a speeding comet to an intimate visit with mysterious Pluto, we examine the most fascinating stories from the final frontier. 

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