Ask Geoffrey: 11/19

Soldier Field, Dream Lady & Kenwood Branch

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November 19, 2014 - Ask Geoffrey: 11/19

Geoffrey Baer answers viewer questions about a dreamy memorial, Soldier Field no man's land, and railroad ruins on Chicago's South Side.

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‘The City Lost and Found’

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November 18, 2014 - 'The City Lost and Found'

A new show at The Art Institute looks at the transformation of American cities in the 1960s and '70s.

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Sky Full of Cranes

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November 18, 2014 - Sky Full of Cranes

Every year at this time, Sandhill Cranes migrate south. But this year, the skies over Chicago seem to be full of them.

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“Big Cat” Williams on Bears vs. Vikings

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November 17, 2014 - “Big Cat” Williams on Bears vs. Vikings

The Bears snapped a 3-game losing streak, and earned their first home win of the season, with a 21-13 victory over the Vikings on Sunday.  

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History of Chicago Bears’ Head Coaches

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The Chicago Bears have had 17 head coaches since the team’s inception as the Decatur Staleys. Marc Trestman is the Bears’ current head coach. Learn more about the coaches and their records with the team.

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Archbishop Blase Cupich Arrives in Chicago

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November 13, 2014 - Archbishop Cupich Arrives in Chicago

We meet Chicago's new Catholic archbishop, Blase Cupich, who arrived in Chicago today ahead of his formal installation on Nov. 18.

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Holiday Cookies

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November 13, 2014 - Holiday Cookies

Each year, the Chicago Tribune hosts a nationwide holiday cookie contest, and only the best are selected for publication. Now the first collection of winning recipes can be found in a new cookbook, Holiday Cookies: Prize-Winning Family Recipes from the Chicago Tribune.

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Slow Roll Chicago

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November 12, 2014 - Slow Roll Chicago

A new bicycling movement comes to the south and west sides of Chicago.

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Ask Geoffrey: 11/12

Wicker Park Buildings High & Low, Gage Park's Pioneers

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November 12, 2014 - Ask Geoffrey: 11/12

Geoffrey Baer answers your questions about Wicker Park buildings high and low, and Gage Park's pioneers, in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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New Archbishop of Chicago

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November 18, 2014 - New Archbishop of Chicago

As of Tuesday, Blase Cupich will become the new Archbishop of the Chicago Diocese. We explore the transition process and what can be expected from Archbishop Cupich as he takes on his new flock.

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Photographing Hillary

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November 18, 2014 - Photographing Hillary

A new book showcases Hillary Clinton's political tenure from First Lady to Secretary of State.

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American Experiences

New Exhibit Reminds Us Every Day is Veterans Day

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Dignified Portraits of Men and Women Who Served and the Thoughts They Carried.

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'Gangsters & Grifters'

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November 17, 2014 - 'Gangsters & Grifters'

We take a look at some classic crime photos from the archives of the Chicago Tribune.

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Weekend Events Around Town: 11/14-11/16

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The Sun King, Chillfest Chicago, and the Lively Water Whiskey Festival; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.

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Shaking Up Notions of Shakespeare

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November 13, 2014 - Shaking Up Notions of Shakespeare

Chicago Public School students embrace William Shakespeare in an award-winning program at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

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“And the Winner is…”

Spoiler Alert – "Chicago Tonight" Got a Hot Tip about a Group that is Shaking Up Shakespeare

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The news about young people in Chicago trends toward the negative, so we’re pleased to share a success story that is positively delightful.

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‘Slowing Time’

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November 12, 2014 - 'Slowing Time'

In this seasonal guide to wonder and wisdom, the author Barbara Mahany takes readers through the process of finding the divine in ordinary moments.

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