Richard Cahan and Michael Williams spend a lot of time digging through old photos of Chicago, and together have created 14 stunning books. Take a look at their latest, “Chicago: Classic Photographs.”
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Watch the July 19, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."
In his new PBS special, Geoffrey Baer is immersed in the city’s vibrant culture—architecture, music, dance and history—with three native Cubans as his guides.
A staff shakeup in the Rauner administration. Big layoffs predicted after Cook County’s soda tax is blocked in court. New owners at the Chicago Sun-Times. Big changes ahead for Lake Shore Drive. And in sports, a major crosstown trade.
Award-winning musician, writer and producer Brian Culbertson joins us in conversation.
Watch the July 11, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."
You’ve heard Chicago described as the City of Big Shoulders and the City of Neighborhoods. Writer and photographer Larry Broutman offers yet another nickname: the City of Monuments. Learn why.
Watch the July 10, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."
For 30 years, Paul Meincke covered local, national and international news for Chicago’s ABC7. Now, he’s in the midst of another adventure: a canoe trip along the length of the mighty Mississippi River. We check in via Skype.
Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno resigns. Three more cops are indicted in the Laquan McDonald case. There’s talk of a high-speed tunnel to O’Hare, and Miguel Montero is out at home.
Watch the June 28, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."
Viewers react to our discussion about the Chicago Sun-Times theater critic.
A new exhibit at the Art Institute showcases the little-known woodworking and ceramics of artist Paul Gauguin.
Watch the June 26, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."
Still no budget out of Springfield. Shootings and murders dip in May. The Chicago Bulls ship Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves, and a rare allergy puts Chicago Blackhawks’ Marian Hossa out the for season—and perhaps permanently.