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Burgers, country music and secret gardens usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler during a Dec. 11, 2017 appearance on Chicago Tonight.

CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler is looking to hire a dozen employees to staff a new dedicated unit tasked with investigating sexual abuse allegations made by district students.

This computer-generated image depicts part of Mars at the boundary between darkness and daylight. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Later this month, the red planet will be just 35.8 million miles away – the brightest and closest it’s been to Earth since 2003.

The political fallout caused by the viral video showing a Cook County Forest Preserve officer not helping a woman being harassed.

With its ever-changing demographics, Chicago has seen many churches close in the last 50 years. A viewer wants to know what happens to the art and sculptures inside those churches as they near their last days.

Often called “the people’s poet,” Martin Espada was recently awarded one of the nation’s top literary awards. 

An art exhibition takes you inside the digital domain of the internet and explores how the internet has changed the way we experience the world. 

The pop-up is scheduled to open in August and offer Chicago art aficionados and selfie enthusiasts a chance to see one of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s reality-bending “infinity rooms.”

The Field Museum and Journeyman Distillery are partnering on a gin made with 27 botanicals introduced at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. (Courtesy The Field Museum)

To help mark its 125th anniversary, the Field Museum is preparing to release a gin made in the spirit of one of the biggest events in Chicago history.

Tariffs proposed by the Trump administration could impact everything from soybeans to machinery and equipment.

Many viewers shared their thoughts about the tirade against a Cook County Forest Preserves patron and apparent lack of action by forest preserve police.

Watch the July 11, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”