Bears Ask Taxpayers for $2.4B Subsidy to Build $4.75B Domed Stadium Along Lakefront

Mayor Brandon Johnson enthusiastically endorsed the plans for a new stadium... Read More


Chicago Bears Call a Reverse, Prepare to Unveil Plan for New Domed Stadium on Lakefront

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Hercule Poirot

Coming up

Agatha Christie's Poirot: Third Girl

As Hercule Poirot stands over the dead body of Lavinia Seagram, it seems the former nanny has succumbed to her alcoholism and committed suicide. But a discovery connects her to a troubled young heiress.

Chicago Mysteries

Geoffrey's Behind-the-Scenes Journal

An aviation geek, Geoffrey will take any opportunity to film on the tarmac and airfield of one of our airports.

Sean Keenehan, Oral User, and Geoffrey Baer on the tarmac at O’Hare. Sound recordist Clay Bowman’s head is peeking out behind Geoffrey. Credit: Oral User


Cannabis-Infused Food and Drink is All Grown Up

Ed Marszewski has something of an obsession when it comes to beverage innovation.

Marz Community Brewing Co. has released more than a dozen THC- and CBD-infused beverages. Credit: Joe Guzzo III / Marz Community Brewing Co.

American Experience

Poisoned Ground: The Tragedy at Love Canal

The dramatic and inspiring story of ordinary women who fought against overwhelming odds for the health and safety of their families.

Illustration of child playing near a waste dump

For parents

10 Early Learning Books About Forces and Motion

This booklist for ages 4-8 includes both fiction and non-fiction books that focus on the physical science concepts of motion and forces such as pushes and pulls, gravity, and friction.

Toddler reading with gramps.
A group of teens sit around a table with an instructor at the head of the table

A Safer City

How Teens Are Using Social Media to Try to Change the Cultural Narrative Around Guns

People can spend hours scrolling through social media. An organization called Project Unloaded is helping teens educate their peers on the risks of owning a gun by empowering youth to become social media influencers for change.

Alexander Blake outside smiling


A First Look at Miss Scarlet Season 5 – And a New Cast Member

As filming of season 5 of Miss Scarlet is underway, we get a first look at a new cast member who will replace William "the Duke" Wellington. 

Trixie, Nancy, and midwife pupils smile while riding bikes

Recap & Stream

Call the Midwife is Back

In a new season, a new set of midwife pupils arrives in Poplar as Cyril, Fred, and the nurses all continue to help patients of all sorts.

DePaul student Nana Ampoto talks during a book club at Department Of Corrections Division 11 in Chicago, Monday, April 22, 2024. (Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo)

Arts & Entertainment

College Students, Inmates and a Nun: A Unique Book Club Meets at Cook County Jail

The student-led volunteer effort started years ago as an offshoot of a DePaul University program offering college credit classes at the jail on the city’s Southwest Side for students and detainees.

Woman and child planting flowers.

For parents

15 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day With Kids

Every spring, my neighbors gather in a local park for a community clean-up day. It’s a gentle nudge to emerge from our winter hibernation, breathe fresh air and connect with each other. While this annual clean-up tradition is fun, it also acts as a reminder for all of us (the youngest among us included!) to take care of the environment every day.

Wolf Islander Retro Scooter

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2024 Spring Early Bird Prize: Wolf Islander Scooter

The Wolf Islander is an economy retro scooter that’s above average in its class and built with top-quality parts. Easy on the eyes and even easier to keep happy, the Wolf Islander gets excellent gas mileage, requires little maintenance, and excels during light day-to-day, inner-city travel. No motorcycle license required. Enter to Win today!

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