Sox Park

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.


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!


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.


Mayor Applauds Gun Bill, But it’s Stuck

Chicago Tonight

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Monday commended the Illinois House for passing a long sought-after measure cracking down on people caught multiple times for i

Illinois Still Has No Budget (But a Bunch of Other Bill In the Works)

Chicago Tonight

Illinois legislators are under the gun to pass Illinois’ first complete budget since July 2015.

Without a Budget, ‘That’s It’: Weekend State Budget Update

Chicago Tonight

Lawmakers heard tales of woe Sunday as the Illinois House resumed what’s supposed to be the swan song of the annual spring session. There is, increasingly, a prevailing sentiment that the Democrati

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

From the Archive: John F. Kennedy


Today is John F. Kennedy's centenary.

From the Archive: Veterans and Steppenwolf Discuss the Vietnam War


On May 28 at 8:30 pm, a preview of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's documentary series on the Vietnam War airs.

A Break in the Clouds: Chicago's 1933 World's Fair


84 years ago today, in the midst of the Great Depression, Chicago opened an extravagant World's Fair.

Food & Dining

Giant City Lodge

Check, Please!

Southern hospitality in the middle of the park! Giant City Lodge offers a menu of classic down-home cooking.

Social Urban Bar & Restaurant

Check, Please!

Social offers a locally sourced, seasonal menu that is artfully crafted and beautifully presented in a warm and comfortable environment.


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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