The Shedd Aquarium has a new CEO in Bridget Coughlin. She joins "Chicago Tonight" to talk about her varied experience and what she anticipates for the future of the beloved aquarium.
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Meet the woman who makes her living hosting visitors from all over the world in every nook and cranny of her four-bedroom, two-bath home in the Englewood neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.
Hear what viewers had to say about the battle over the Lucas Museum and bobcat hunting in Illinois when we read comments from the "Chicago Tonight" website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Geoffrey Baer shares the story of the remarkable man who gave Sox Park's famous intersection one of its names.
Four of Chicago's river bridges are turning 100 this year, bringing the total of river bridges in the century club to 24. We talk with expert Patrick McBriarty about how the river bridges keep Chicago moving.
Sandor Weisz is back with another brain-baffling puzzle. Congratulations to our winner, Steve Orlove. You can still play the puzzle – or you can discover the solution.
Hear what viewers had to say about the ongoing battle over the Lucas Museum when we read feedback from the "Chicago Tonight" website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Hear what viewers had to say about our conversation with Lori Lightfoot and Dean Angelo, Phil Ponce's discussion with Archbishop Blaise Cupich and our interview with Julie DiCaro when we read feedback from the "Chicago Tonight" website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Hear what viewers had to say about our discussion of the task force report with Fraternal Order of Police President Dean Angelo when we read feedback from the "Chicago Tonight" website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Geoffrey Baer visits a retro motel in River North, a towering turtle on the Near West Side and a vanishing South Side lake in this week's encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.
It could be said that the work of Chicago architect Benjamin Marshall has been hiding in plain sight for a century. A new book reveals Marshall as an architect whose work helped refine and modernize young Chicago.
Hear what viewers had to say about our discussion of the police accountability task force's report and Carol Marin's conversation with Ron Magers when we read feedback from the "Chicago Tonight" website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
From climate change to leaky roofs, disasters big and small can often be avoided if the warning signs are recognized and acted upon in time. And while it can be easy to see the crisis approaching, it's not always easy to know when or how to react.
Geoffrey Baer visits 10 American towns in the final installment of the "10 That Changed America" series, airing at 8 p.m. Tuesday night on WTTW.
A Catholic church in the Pilsen neighborhood is among 11 sites on this year's list of most endangered historic places in Illinois.
In this edition of Ask Geoffrey, our local history expert Geoffrey Baer hits the streets to answer road-related questions such as, Why are there so many angled streets running northwest in Chicago? And, What exactly does Division Street divide? And, Where is Beethoven Place?
The second installment of WTTW's "10 That Changed America" premiers Tuesday. This time, host Geoffrey Baer looks at 10 American parks that changed how we live and play in our cities.
Crain’s Chicago Business managing editor Ann Dwyer takes a closer look at McDonald’s success with its new CEO, the auctioning of the remaining Caputo & Sons grocery stores and the latest Wrigley rooftop bought by the Ricketts family.