Arts & Entertainment
Ebony Magazine Test Kitchen Acquired by National Museum of African American History and Culture
The test kitchen, originally constructed in the early 1970s and housed at the former Johnson Publishing Company Building in the South Loop, was used by Ebony magazine editors to test recipes the magazine would feature in its publication.
Behind the Scenes of Chinatown’s Oldest Bakery
Early every morning, the skilled bakers of Chicago’s Chiu Quon Bakery prepare over 100 different baked goods and foods by hand.
Watch a Tireless 83 Year-Old Mavis Staples Perform in a Concert Recorded in Chicago
Mavis Staples began performing when she was eleven. She's still singing at 83, as in a concert recorded earlier this year at Chicago's Symphony Center that you can watch on WTTW or stream.
Science & Nature
Discovery of Unexploded Munitions Has Kept Lakeshore Preserve Closed for 2 Years. It’s About to Reopen, ‘Under New Management’
Pending final approval, Openlands will transfer the Lakeshore Preserve to the Lake County Forest Preserves, which owns the adjacent 250-acre Fort Sheridan preserve.
How to Get Your Kids to Eat Fruit (And Love It!)
If you think your kids aren’t eating enough fruit, you may be right. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 60 percent of children eat less than the recommended daily amount.
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