Three Siberian Huskies.

Polar Adventure Days

Snow is coming! Winter activities and nature-inspired crafts, plus an opportunity to come face-to-face with Siberian huskies, wolves and other furry animals.

The World of Food: Farm to Table

Are you a locavore? If you know what this term means without having to look it up, chances are you’re a fan of the “farm to table” movement.

Curious George and his friend.

Raising Curious Kids

Young children are naturally curious. They have an itch to explore their world and figure out how things work. And parents have compelling reasons to foster this.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Assistant Professor Abebaw Gela marvel from the tunnels below the stelae field in Axum, Ethiopia.

Africa's Great Civilizations

Beginning with Africa's ancient history as the cradle of mankind, this documentary series with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. brings epic stories to life.


Rauner Crushes Prospect of Further Union Negotiations

Chicago Tonight

The heightened potential of a state employee strike did nothing to sway Gov. Bruce Rauner, who on Friday swiftly dismissed the notion of returning to the bargaining table with AFSCME.

CPS Unfreezing $15M in School Funds After Latino Community Outcry

Chicago Tonight

Chicago Public Schools announced Friday it will return $15 million in frozen discretionary funds to high-poverty district schools, citing a “disproportionate impact” that freeze had on predominantl

Bill Would Allow Illinois Farmers to Grow Industrial Hemp

Chicago Tonight

At least 16 states have legalized industrial hemp production for commercial purposes. Could Illinois be next?

Behind-the-Scenes, Previews, Recaps, Local History & More

New York City Ballet's Genius Choreographers


Great Performances broadcasts two works by New York City Ballet founder George Balanchine, while the Joffrey Ballet is currently performing works by his modern successor Justin Peck.

All of Playlist's 'Mercy Street' Content


During this week off from Mercy Street, before the finale of season two airs on Sunday, March 5 at 7:00 pm, catch up on everything we've posted about the gripping Civil War drama.

Victorian Cooking with Francatelli


The chef who takes an interest in Skerrett on Victoria, Francatelli was a real-life cook who worked in the hottest restaurants and published several cookbooks, making him one of the first celebrity

Food & Dining

The Elephant Thai

Check, Please!

The Elephant Thai serves up traditional Thai cuisine. Relax and enjoy in a bright and welcoming atmosphere.


Check, Please!

Boltwood offers simple and accessible new American food. Go in for a quick bite, or stay for a formal family dinner.

5 Rabanitos

Check, Please!

The food is just as colorful and upbeat as the décor at 5 Rabanitos. Enjoy Mexican classics and BYOB.


Free Screening & Discussion: Ovarian Psycos

Saturday, March 18, 2017

WTTW, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents a FREE screening and Discussion of Ovarian Psycos. Bicycles? Check. Bandanas? Check. The Ovarian Psycos gear up and ride out into the night, fanning out in pairs of two, four, and six. In constant motion, cruising up and down the storied streets of Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles, and Lincoln Heights, they call out to new riders to join them in a journey through the neighborhood. “Whose streets? Our streets!”

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