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Memorial Day Baseball

Use the long weekend to support Chicago baseball! The Chicago White Sox host the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox during a seven-game home stand.

Brisket

On Barbeque

Planning to grill this weekend? Try some brisket! Erick Williams of County Barbeque and Barry Sorkin of Smoque BBQ provide pointers on Chat, Please!

Games

Travel Games for Kids

Get on the road this holiday weekend with these DIY travel games. Make pick-up sticks, a triangle peg puzzle, and a mini bead maze.

 2018 Subaru Outback

Hit the Road!

Find your adventure and be ready for anything in a new 2018 Subaru Outback. Enter the Great Treasure Hunt today for your chance to win.


News

Lawmakers Adjourn as Budget Agreement Remains Elusive

Chicago Tonight

A new round of finger-pointing played out as Illinois lawmakers left the capitol Friday for a mini Memorial Day weekend break.

Chicago Retains Spot as No. 2 ‘U-Haul Destination City’

Chicago Tonight

The same day the U.S. Census Bureau released data outlining Chicago’s record population loss, moving equipment company U-Haul offered a different, sunnier take on things.

Community Initiative to ‘Reclaim Southwest Chicago’ Expands

Chicago Tonight

A program targeting vacant homes and crime in a 20-block section of Chicago’s Southwest Side is expanding after a four-year pilot – and a noticeable change in the neighborhood.


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

Jacques Pépin on American Food Since the '50s

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"It was another world," Pépin says of the American culinary scene when he first arrived here in 1959. “The cook used to be at the bottom of the social scale.

From the Archive: A Review of 'Return of the Jedi'

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40 years ago on May 25, the first Star Wars movie was released.

Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution

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On Friday, May 26 at 10:00 pm, enjoy an American Masters film about Alice Waters, preceded by the premiere of Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft at 9:00 pm.


Food & Dining

Chicago Cut

Check, Please!

Chicago Cut puts an upscale, modern twist on the traditional steakhouse with beautiful views and an unmatched wine list.

Sankyu

Check, Please!

Sankyu serves up authentic Japanese sushi, ramen and yakisoba. Dishes are meant to be shared.

Andie's

Check, Please!

Mediterranean fare is served at this family run restaurant. A fusion of Greek, Italian, even Indian flavors will delight your palette.


Events

Soundstage: The Summit featuring The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6!

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer meets Take 6 is one of the most unique and thrilling musical collaborations ever assembled. With 20 Grammy Awards between them, these two musically iconic groups have joined forces to perform together.

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