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Geoffrey Baer

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Beyond Chicago From the Air

Did you ever wish you could soar and swoop high above the dazzling fall foliage, rippling sand dunes, snow-covered landscapes, lakes and rivers, imposing skyscrapers, and spectacular state parks? WTTW host/writer Geoffrey Baer takes to the skies again to travel Beyond Chicago from the Air, narrating along with exhilarating drone photography that traverses the Chicago region, Illinois and parts of Indiana and Missouri.


Il Volo In Concert LIVE

Grab your ticket for Il Volo's LIVE performance at the Chicago Theatre on March 30, 2022!

Il Volo


Behind the Scenes: Beyond Chicago From the Air

Join Geoffrey Baer and team as they film on the Illinois River aboard the Spirit of Peoria.

Geoffrey Baer


The Original Downton Abbey Film Is Coming to WTTW for Christmas

Just in time for the holidays, WTTW and PBS stations will be airing the original Downton Abbey film from 2019 on Saturday, December 25.

Downton Abbey

For parents

Make a Super Snowflake Headband

Making a super snowflake headband is a great way to celebrate the magic of winter and all the fun it brings!

Child with snowflake headband
A lamp post sign that says Andersonville


‘Chicago Tonight’ in Your Neighborhood: Andersonville

Located in the Edgewater community on Chicago’s northside, Andersonville has one of the most concentrated areas of Swedish heritage and is home to a large LGBTQ plus community.

Mary Berry's Country House at Christmas


What to Watch in December

Mary Berry is back with a holiday special, as are the nurses of Call the Midwife and the children of the Peanuts, plus we have a documentary focusing on Chicago.

Downton Abbey


The Original Downton Abbey Film Is Coming to WTTW

Just in time for the holidays, WTTW and PBS stations will be airing the original Downton Abbey film from 2019 on Saturday, December 25. It's the perfect Christmas and New Year's gift!

The house featured in "Home Alone" lit up at night with Christmas lights

Arts & Entertainment

The ‘Home Alone’ House Could Be Yours for One Night Only

Calling all filthy animals: Airbnb is renting out the “Home Alone” house this month for one hijinks-filled night.

Boy with menorah.

For parents

DIY Menorah Craft Using Cardboard

You can make this menorah from toilet paper rolls and give it to your child to decorate, or you can just enjoy the menorah as is! Francine and her family celebrate the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, which is also known as the Festival of Lights. During the eight days of Hanukkah, Francine and her family light candles in a hanukkiah, which is a special kind of menorah. 

Judy Woodruff


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