In Your Neighborhood
Puerto Rican Festival Kicks Off in Humboldt Park
Fiestas Patronales Puertorriqueñas is a four-day event featuring live music, games and food, all celebrating Puerto Rican culture.
Drama and Mystery
A New Mystery by the Creator of Death in Paradise Is Coming to WTTW
The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood, the creator of Death in Paradise, is being adapted into a mystery for PBS with some actresses you might recognize.
Older Adults Coming Out of Illinois Prisons Face Steep Roadblocks in Their Reentry Journey
At least 17,000 adults age 50 and older have been released from Illinois prisons since 2014, and thousands more are in line to be released soon. Older adults are less likely to reoffend than their younger counterparts but face more hurdles to successful reentry.
Science & Nature
Wildfire Smoke Got You Wondering About Air Quality? Here's What To Know
Even though Chicago has so far escaped the worst effects of smoke from Canadian wildfires, now's a good time to review the basics of the Environmental Protection Agency's Air Quality Index.
Children’s Books for Summer Fun
Take a break from the heat with books. From sandy beach to city street, this list will get your kids reading no matter where summer takes them. Start with Mouse’s First Summer by Lauren Thompson. Grab a kite, eat watermelon, or roll down some grassy hills and get into the spirit of the season with Mouse and Minka.
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