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A compound made by honeybees could become the basis for the first new antibiotics in more than 30 years, according to UIC researchers. 

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(Jason Goodfriend Facebook)

A Chicago Police Department official confirmed detectives are investigating the shooting death of Jason Goodfriend, 31, who was the business and finance manager at Chicago Tech Academy.

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More than 400 vendors set up camp along Division Street in Wicker Park this weekend. (Courtesy Renegade Craft Fair)

Salute the season with an authentic Oktoberfest celebration, get crafty in Wicker Park, gear up for the Bears, stay up late for an all-night concert of classical Indian music and more this weekend.

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(Rendering courtesy of Navy Pier, Inc.)

Enjoy the long weekend with a long list of things to do around town, including a performance by the Chicago Children’s Choir, the opening of the new Ferris wheel at Navy Pier and the annual Bike the Drive event.

Pig out at this weekend’s Baconfest Chicago

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(Anne Petersen / Flickr)

Baconfest Chicago is back for its eighth year with plenty of bacon-inspired dishes, and it’s grown into a large event with a charitable twist since its quirky beginnings.

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Paris Schutz interviews Jedidiah Brown.

Outspoken Chicago activist Jedidiah Brown says he's received death threats and has been put on temporary leave from his job following Donald Trump's canceled rally at UIC Pavilion on Friday night, an event Brown says was racially charged and dangerous.

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More than a dozen Chicago women, many of whom have lived with HIV for 20-plus years, tell their stories in a new University of Illinois at Chicago exhibit.

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Soak up Irish films in Logan Square, take a dip in the lake for charity and see a new special exhibition at the Field Museum. Details on these events and more in our weekend roundup.

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The Boulevard Lakefront Tour returns Aug. 23.

Neighborhood festivals, a pop-culture convention and the return of a historic bike ride through the city highlight this weekend's event lineup. Check out those events, and more, in our roundup.

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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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A Red Bull art show, Eric Schlosser, and Macy's Great Tree Lighting; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.

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A mac and cheese fest, the West Town Art Walk, a Chicago Gangster Convention; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.

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The University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Chicago are still in the bid for housing the Obama Presidential Library.