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Aldermen on the City Council’s Finance Committee on Monday approved a plan to lock the Ohio Street pedestrian tunnel between midnight and 5 a.m.

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(Courtesy Paul Natkin)

From handwritten lyrics to vintage instruments to iconic outfits, a new look at 50 years of the Rolling Stones.

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Takashi Murakami (Maria Ponce Berre, © MCA Chicago)

The MCA celebrates its 50th anniversary with a new exhibition by a colorful contemporary artist.

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Participants, facilitators and organizers of the pilot program WePlay take a picture in the Chicago Children's Museum Pritzker Playspace, where they've been spending time over the past 12 weeks. (Courtesy of Chicago Children's Museum)

Five years ago, Saleem Penny decided to create a program offering safe play spaces in Chicago to young parents and their children. Learn about WePlay, which just wrapped up its first session.

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Independent bookstores, wine tastings, James Beard-inspired menus and hundreds of artists usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

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The exhibition “Once Upon a Castle” avoids imposing gender stereotypes and norms onto children. (Courtesy of Chicago Children's Museum)

By eschewing traditional tiaras, thrones and knightly armor, a fairy tale-minded exhibition at the Chicago Children’s Museum hopes to spark children’s imaginations without imposing gender stereotypes.   

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(Peter McCullough / MCA Chicago)

Area teens can add one more freebie to their summer to-do lists.

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(Courtesy Paul Natkin)

From handwritten lyrics to vintage instruments to iconic outfits, a new look at 50 years of the Rolling Stones.

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(Courtesy of Spring 2017 Soul Reunion)

Spring is in the air. From dance parties to an art fair and family Easter party, here are 10 ways to celebrate the weekend in and around Chicago.

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Sift through thousands of records at the CHIRP Record Fair.

A “delightful” record fair, drink festivals and giant horse show usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in Chicago.

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Actor David Schwimmer talks television, movies and the new play he brought to Lookingglass Theatre.

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The Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise kicks off the season Saturday. (Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise / Flickr)

River tours, film festivals and a whole lotta bacon. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago this weekend. 

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Chicago blues artist Toronzo Cannon plays in his hometown this weekend. (Courtesy of Chris Monaghan)

Live blues, a jazz fest and a vintage pop-up show usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

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Merce Cunningham, 2008. (Cameron Wittig, courtesy of Walker Art Center, Minneapolis)

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago joined forces with the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis for a dual exhibition about an artist of dance who worked with celebrated artists of other disciplines.

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(Courtesy of Chi-Town Rising)

Ring in the New Year with live music, comedy, DJ beats, burlesque and bubbly this weekend. Here are 10 parties in and around Chicago.

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Japanese irezumi by Horiyoshi (© Martin Hladik / Courtesy of The Field Museum)

Tattoos are making a big impression at the Field Museum. We visit the exhibition about the history and culture of the tattoo.