This fall Al, as his friends call him, will attend the University of Illinois at Chicago on a full scholarship to study pre-med. “It’s just been my whole goal.”
The stories of art and design in Chicago often take second place to the city’s lauded tradition of architecture. Meet Chicago's muralists, designers, photographers, and more.
Illinois banned capital punishment in 2011, but a state resident now faces a possible death sentence in a first-of-its-kind murder trial since that ban took effect.
Build a bridge that can hold small rocks with your kids. All you need is paper, two books, and a few pebbles. It’s simple, use the books and paper to create the bridge, then challenge them to guess how many pebbles it can hold.
Enjoy the freedom of zipping around the city or getting away for a weekend adventure with Zipcar. WTTW Members receive $35 off their first annual fee and get $50 in FREE driving when they unlock their Zipcard.