Science & Nature

DNA Tests Confirm Coyote Captured in Chicago Attacked Boy

Animal control officials in Chicago said Sunday that DNA tests confirm a... Read More

Politics

Illinois Senators Elect New President: Oak Park’s Don Harmon

Illinois’ primary election isn’t until March, but perhaps the most... Read More

Chef Marcus Samuelsson in LA

Tonight

No Passport Required: Los Angeles

Explore the large and thriving Armenian community in Los Angeles with Chef Marcus Samuelsson.

world of food

The Casserole

A good marriage is like a casserole – only those responsible for it really know what goes in it.” – Anonymous

Casserole

FIRSTHAND

Discussion Guide

Supporting community members and organizations, educators, faith community leaders, and policymakers in facilitating important conversations on issues raised by viewing the film.

Participants in Julie's workshop.

explore

Ceres by John H. Storrs

The female figure standing 45 stories above LaSalle Street is an iconic image for most Chicagoans.

Ceres

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A Filipino Restaurant Born Out of a Love for Mom's Cooking

Isla Pilipina: home-style food that's welcoming and comforting.

Sisig, a widely loved drinking food consisting of parts of a pig head served in a sizzling-hot cast iron dish with egg mixed in, from Lincoln Square's Isla Pilipina. Photo: Sandy Noto for WTTW
Cloudy Chicago Day

Science & Nature

How Do You Like Your January: Warm or Sunny? Because You Can’t Have Both

With 24 days of partly cloudy or straight up cloudy skies, January’s pretty bleak. Unfortunately, it takes a blast of cold northern air to get the sun to come out and play. 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Robert Taylor Homes in Chicago. Photo: Getty Images

History

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Fair Housing in Chicago

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, look back at when the civil rights hero came to Chicago in 1966 for his first campaign outside the South to advocate for fair housing.

Vienna Blood. Photo: Petro Domenigg/2019 Endor Productions/MR Film

Recap & Stream

Recap and Stream A New Mystery

An young doctor studying the new theories of Freud observes a criminal case under the wing of a hardboiled inspector, in the all-new Vienna Blood.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Politics

US Marks King Holiday Amid Fears of Deep Racial Divisions

As the nation marks the holiday honoring King, the mood surrounding it is overshadowed by deteriorating race relations in an election season that has seen one candidate of color after another quit the 2020 presidential race. 

Kids listening to music

For parents

What Music Should My Child Listen To?

Whether they’re singing along with Curious George’s theme song or asking you to turn up a popular song on the car radio, children love music. But what kind of music should kids listen to at a young age? Here are some helpful tips.

Viewer's Choice nominees.

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