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Robert Adam commercial building in Beruit

What is a modern traditionalist?

Discover the work of architect Robert Adam – a modern traditionalist who embraces the exciting possibilities of the present while looking at the past.

Thriving 'Urban Nature' in American Cities

Explore amazing instances of nature flourishing in the midst of metropolises in WTTW's new web series. Segregating squirrels, vacant lots, and more.

Girl with tablet

Learning Critical Math Skills & TV

Research shows that kids who watch PEG + CAT and Odd Squad showed improved performance on critical early math skills. Here’s how.

WTTW Pot O' Green Drawing

Enter Today to Win!

Enter the WTTW Pot O’ Green drawing today for your chance to win up to $25,000! Buy an entry for yourself, or get a few friends together and buy as a group.


News

TechGirlz Announces Expansion to Chicago

Chicago Tonight

An organization dedicated to teaching technology to middle school-age girls is coming to Chicago this spring.

Proposed Museum Wants to Use Sports As ‘Bait’ For Learning

Chicago Tonight

The American Sports Museum would teach visitors about everything from physics to history. Founder Marc Lapides shares his vision for the space.

New Bill Bars CPS, Cash-Strapped Districts From Opening New Charters

Chicago Tonight

“If your district is broke, take care of the schools that you have before you open new schools. We think it’s a pretty straightforward idea,” said state Rep.


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

"A Universal Jurisdiction Over Genocide": The Trial of Adolf Eichmann

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The exhibit "Operation Finale: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann," at the Illinois Holocaust Museum, examines one of the most notorious war criminals and his sentencing to death.

The Brontë Family and the Actors Who Portray Them

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To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters airs this Sunday and explores the lives of the literary trio in the years leading up to the publication of Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and Agnes Grey.

Classic Chewy Oatmeal Cookies from America's Test Kitchen

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March 24 is Chocolate Covered Raisin Day (yes, it's a thing). Try another delicious raisin treat: oatmeal raisin cookies from America's Test Kitchen.


Food & Dining

Season 16, Episode 5: Pub Royale, Ampersand, and Thithi's

Check, Please!

Check, Please! host Catherine De Orio welcomes guest reviewers Pooja Koongar, Joe JaQuay, and Susanne Witt who weigh in on Chicago area eateries Pub Royale, Ampersand, and Thithi's.

Bar Pastoral

Check, Please!

Bar Pastoral is an authentic, intimate, and relaxed neighborhood bistro which celebrates the finest producers from around the block and around the world.


Events

WTTW Kids Big Idea Fun Fest

Saturday, April 22, 2017

An exciting 45-minute live show, perfect for children 2 to 7 years old, that brings to life the fun and learning from WTTW Kids’ most popular and beloved children’s television programs. 

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