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From left: Marie Curie, Christina Ciecierski and Julie Des Jardins (Courtesy Northeastern Illinois University)

Honoring the 150th anniversary of the birth of physicist Marie Curie and its own 150th anniversary, Northeastern Illinois University this month hosts a conference celebrating women’s contributions to science. Find out what’s on tap.

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ReptileFest is back! We welcome some scaly, slinky and slithery friends to our set. 

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Bill Tong (Chicago Tonight)

Growing up with a Chinese restaurant on the first floor, an extended family upstairs and a killer train set in the basement. The story behind our neighborhood Chinese lunch place.

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We get a tasty sampling of the first harvest of our garden with organic gardener Jeanne Nolan.

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(Courtesy of ReptileFest)

Reptiles, amphibians and the people who love them, or at least like them, come together this weekend for ReptileFest 2016. We get a preview of the event and meet some of the animals on display.

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Mavis Staples (Jalylah Burrell)

From performances to seasonal treats to a spirited class in Wicker Park, your springtime agenda is in full bloom this weekend.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A U.S. Supreme Court Justice becomes a classical music radio announcer for a day – and it happened at our sister station WFMT. We hear what Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the justice who's become "notorious," had to say.

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The Northwest Chicago Film Society kicks off its fall season of 35-millimeter film screenings on Wednesday at the auditorium at Northeastern Illinois University in the North Park neighborhood.

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The Air and Water Show is Aug. 15 and 16

From a free outdoor horror show to '80s fashion finds to aerial feats along the lakefront, we've got your weekend picks.

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As part of the Chicago Community Trust’s On The Table, Chicago Tonight's Eddie Arruza hosted a dinner with area residents where they shared their thoughts, concerns, opinions, and hopes for the region's future. Read his blog about the event and watch a video of what participants had to say.

Travel Back in Time Through Your Window to the World

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Geoffrey Baer takes you through time right outside WTTW's front door in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Northeastern Illinois University has lofty expansion plans that have some of its neighbors up in arms. That's because a business area may be taken over through eminent domain. We have the story.

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Jeanne Nolan stops by our studio to talk about our organic vegetable garden and how this summer’s unusual weather has affected gardens.