10 Things to Do This Weekend

Taxidermy, osteological specimens and medical history ephemera are among the curiosities you’ll find at the Oddities Flea Market. Browse row upon row of unusual wares from vendors from across the country.

Chef Erick William of Virtue Restaurant. Photo: Gary Adcock/Studio37

The Chicago Chef Garnering National Acclaim

"For me, sustainability is developing and training the largest sum of African American and brown young men and women that I can possibly find," says Erick Williams, owner of Virtue in Hyde Park.

The Tribune Tower in Chicago today and in the past

The Chicago River Then and Now

See the ghosts of Chicago’s past in this collection of then-and-now images taken along the Chicago River and watch the development of downtown unfold over the years and decades. 

Sister Jean.

Sister Jean, America’s Favorite Basketball Nun, Turns 100

Loyola University is celebrating the centennial of Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, better known as Sister Jean, all week. The celebrations started with cake Wednesday and are set to include a birthday mass Sunday.

Peg painting.

Grab Your Paintbrush!

Try Symmetry Painter with Peg+Cat. Go ahead and paint whatever you want! Check out the pattern brush and stickers. Then change the line of symmetry and paint to see what happens. It's like magic!

Woman lifting weight.

Adventure Ready Fitness

Whether you’re training to hike mountains or bike to the nearby park, this 12-month Premier Membership at FFC will keep you fit. Enter the 2019 Great Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes today for your chance to win!

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