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Not My President’s Day Rally!

Normally America’s presidents are honored on President’s Day, but thousands of Chicagoans are expected to use it to protest the current administration.

Emma Green, Anne Hastings, and Mary Phinney: the nurses of Mercy Street. (Erik Heinila/PBS)

Amazing Female Nurses of the Civil War

The author of Heroines of Mercy Street discusses the accomplishments of female Civil War nurses and the importance of writing about women in history.

Dinosaur Train - Buddy and his family

What’s at the Center of the Earth?

Discover What’s at the Center of the Earth? with Buddy and his family on an all-new Dinosaur Train movie today on PBS Kids or anytime on the video app. 

Chicago CityPASS booklets

Enter Today to Win!

Enter the WTTW 2017 Explore Chicago drawing for a chance to win an exciting prize package that includes 2 Chicago CityPASS ticket booklets to get you started.


News

Chicago Ranked As One of the Healthiest Cities in the US

Chicago Tonight

The Windy City is the gold standard for health and well-being, according to an assessment of city policies aimed at improving residents’ health.

The Week in Review: Rauner Lays Out ‘Grand Bargain’ Parameters

Chicago Tonight

Gov. Rauner wants reforms in exchange for tax hikes. CPS sues the state over discrimination. Chicago violence takes center stage again. And players report to spring training.

Day Without Immigrants Protests Trump Policies

Chicago Tonight

In Chicago, hundreds of protesters held a rally on the Near West Side Thursday morning before heading to the Federal Plaza in the Loop.


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

From Storefront Theater to PBS Drama: Gary Cole

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Actor Gary Cole began his career in the small experimental theaters of Chicago, became famous for roles like the bureaucratic monster Bill Lumbergh, and now plays the patriarch of the Green family

Passion Fruit and Lime Charlotte Russe from 'The Great British Baking Show'

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Paul called this custard dessert "one of the tastiest things we've ever chosen" for The Great British Baking Show, so it's worth trying this Victorian dessert yourself.

Enlarging the Historical Framework: Pamela D. Toler's Look at the Amazing Women of the Civil War

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The author of Heroines of Mercy Street discusses the determination and accomplishments of female Civil War nurses, the importance of writing about women in history, and her broad historical interes


Food & Dining

Season 16, Episode 12: 5 Rabanitos, Boltwood, The Elephant Thai

Check, Please!

Check, Please! host Catherine De Orio welcomes guest reviewers Annie Law, Claudia Perry, and Jose Macias who weigh in on Chicago area eateries 5 Rabanitos, Boltwood, and The Elephant Thai.

Katy's Dumpling House

Check, Please!

Katy’s Dumpling house is an inviting space that features Chinese and Pan-Asian food. Their handmade noodles and dumplings are features on the menu.

Café Marie-Jeanne

Check, Please!

Café Marie-Jeanne is a cozy French café serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They also have a wine bar and a deli counter.


Events

Free Screening & Discussion: Ovarian Psychos

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.

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