Dozens of Signs Installed Proclaiming Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable Lake Shore Drive

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House Votes to Hold Trump Ally Steve Bannon in Contempt

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 Dr. Prem Sharma (Sanjeev Bhaskar) and his wife Kamini (Ayesha Dharker).

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The Indian Doctor

The Indian Doctor is a comedy drama set in the 1960s following a high-flying Delhi graduate Dr. Prem Sharma (Sanjeev Bhaskar) and his wife Kamini's (Ayesha Dharker) new life in a Welsh coal mining town. Once in Wales, they quickly become embroiled in the lives of the villagers, although the regal Kamini is determined they are leaving as soon as possible.


Exploring the Surprising Chicago Roots of Improv

Improv was born out of a need to communicate with a new immigrant population, from a woman who loved theater.

Viola Spolin is known as the "Mother of Improv." Courtesy: Viola Spolin Estate


Sanditon Season 2 Is Coming!

We have a premiere date for season 2 of Sanditon: Sunday, March 20, 2022!


world of food

All About Apples

 “Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.” - Jane Austen


For parents

No-Sew Daniel Tiger Costume

Have a GRRific Halloween with this easy-to-make and comfortable-to-wear Daniel Tiger costume.

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The wall of a jail

Crime & Law

New Bill Would Reinstate Parole System in Illinois

Incarcerated people in Illinois haven’t had the ability to get onto parole since the ‘70s. But a bill in Springfield is working to bring it back, providing parole hearings for inmates who’ve served at least 20 years in prison.

Charlotte in season 2 of Sanditon. Photo: Masterpiece


Season 2 of Sanditon is Coming

We have a premiere date for season 2 of Sanditon as well as some first look photos for you to browse.

Lisa Donckers in Professor T. Photo: Lawrence Cendrowic


Dive into Your Favorite Dramas and Mysteries

UnforgottenProfessor TSanditon, and more: make sure to keep up on your drama and mystery updates with our new e-newsletter.

Pier Pumpkin Lights festival at Navy Pier

Arts & Entertainment

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 21-24

Jack-o’-lanterns, papermaking, a “Frankenstein”-inspired play and a Halloween-themed run usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.


For parents

Molly of Denali's Culture Is Not a Halloween Costume

Kids across the country are embracing the animated show “Molly of Denali.” It is the first children’s TV show with an Alaska Native lead character. Now some fans want to dress like their hero Molly for Halloween. The show’s producers want kids to have fun but not co-opt Molly’s Athabascan culture.


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Ancient and Modern Israel

Immerse yourself in 21st-century Israeli life and Israel’s iconic historical sites on this luxury seven-night package for two. Enjoy spacious coaches, stylish hotels, and 14 included meals and wine. Marvel during guided tours of the White City of Tel Aviv, Sea of Galilee, Old Jerusalem, the Qumran Caves, the Dead Sea, Bethlehem and more. Return inspired by the history, beauty, and cuisine of this amazing land.

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