Take a skate around Maggie Daley Park, see the Lincoln Park Zoo Lights and sing along to "The Sound of Music."
Since the 1970s, humorist P.J. O’Rourke has been writing about politics, covering wars and satirizing American life. His new book, “Thrown Under the Omnibus,” collects a variety of works from his prolific career. O'Rourke joins us to discuss his new book.
Work from Koons, along with a slew of other contemporary artists, will be on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art's show “Surrealism: The Conjured Life."
They closed some 44 years ago, but Chicago's Union Stockyards profoundly shaped the development of the city and the modern world. Dominic Pacyga, a local historian and former stockyard worker, tells the story in his new book "Slaughterhouse.” Pacyga joins us tonight.
Thanksgiving’s so close you can almost taste it. In anticipation of the marathon day of eating, “Chicago Tonight” asked local chefs and foodies for their favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Dig in!
Chicago Tribune columnist JeanMarie Brownson shares some of her favorite recipes for Thanksgiving from her new book, "Dinner at Home: 140 Recipes to Enjoy with Family and Friends."
The problem in one of Chicago's most economically depressed communities isn't just crime. We explore what's being done to improve one of the city's small neighborhoods.
The famously irascible Frank Lloyd Wright estranged two artists on a single short-lived project. Learn the fate of Wright's lost Midway Gardens and play tennis at the Kenwood Country Club as local history expert Geoffrey Baer heads to the South Side.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand Tuesday morning to reopen the newly developed Nichols Tower at Homan Square. Jay Shefsky got a sneak peek at the tower on Monday. We bring you his report.
A famous photo taken in 1940s Bronzeville features the faces of five young African-American men, but their identities have remained a mystery for generations. Local history expert Geoffrey Baer is here with the story behind one of Bronzeville's most enduring images in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.
Missed opportunities doom BearsNov 23, 2015 | | Post a Comment > >
Running back Jeremy Langford gives the Bears hope. But that feel-good moment was quickly extinguished Sunday at Soldier Field. James "Big Cat" Williams is here with his take on the Bears loss to the Broncos.
Ready or not, the most wonderful time of the year is here. “Chicago Tonight’s” celebratory guide to the sights, sounds and tastes of the season will have you reveling in the spirit.
Triumphing over trash, the Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados de Cateura emerged from a landfill slum in Paraguay to perform in concert halls around the world. This weekend, they make their first-ever appearance in Chicago. We visit them at a rehearsal for a sneak preview.
A holiday tradition returns to Michigan Avenue while a couple of comedy giants take the stage in Rosemont.
The Chicago Sun-Times theater critic appraises a true Chicago crime story at Victory Gardens and a double dose of Irving Berlin. Get her take on these plays and more when she joins "Chicago Tonight" for a discussion.
Starting in December, anyone who shows a food stamps card will pay just $3 to access the museum.
Langford and Miller Deliver Big AgainNov 16, 2015 | | Post a Comment > >
A career day for Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and tight end Zach Miller in the defeat of the St. Louis Rams. James "Big Cat" Williams is here with his take on the Bears fourth win of the season.