Lolla Rocks Chicago as COVID-19 Cases Rise, Governor Reimposes Mask Mandate for State Facilities

As thousands of music lovers flocked to Grant Park for the first day of... Read More

Crime & Law

Chicago Slaps 2 Firms with $935K in Fines, Back Pay for Denying Employees Sick Leave

Chicago hit two firms — including global snack food giant Mondelez... Read More

Classic Albums: Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

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Classic Albums: Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

Learn the definitive story of the making of an album that truly earned its place in the pantheon of rock music history. Fleetwood Mac’s hugely successful Rumours was released in 1977, selling 15 million copies worldwide and was christened Album of the Year at the 1978 Grammy Awards. The LP remained on the U.K. charts for a staggering 433 weeks and on the U.S. Billboard album charts for 130 weeks.


American Masters: Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away

Dive into the career of the legendary blues guitarist, a pioneer of Chicago’s West Side sound.

Buddy Guy with his guitar


Plan your August Getaway

The Dunes Resort in Douglas, Michigan is touted as the largest LGBTQ resort in the Midwest.

Colorful Adirondack chairs.


Watch Ken Burns's Baseball

An American epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. Get Passport today for on-demand access.

Baseball player

For parents

5 Ways to Build Your Preschooler’s Confidence

Donkey Hodie celebrates the playful silliness of early childhood while building self-confidence.

Donkey Hodie
(AP Illustration / Peter Hamlin)


Should Vaccinated People Mask Up with COVID-19 Cases Rising?

In places where the virus is surging, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that vaccinated people return to wearing masks in public indoor places.

Joanna Hernandez on the set of 'Chicago Tonight'


A Chicago Native Returns Home to Join WTTW News

"I've talked about [returning to Chicago] since day one" after five years in New York City, says the new WTTW News on-air reporter Joanna Hernandez.

Cassie and her family in 'Unforgotten.' Photo: Mainstreet Pictures LTD


Dive into Your Favorite Dramas and Mysteries

Discover Dramalogue, our new e-newsletter for lovers of drama and mystery, Masterpiece and more. 

Lollapalooza sign (WTTW News)

Arts & Entertainment

10 Things to Do this Weekend: July 29-Aug. 1

A massive music festival, Italian eats, a circus under the stars and sports memorabilia usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

Veggie Snails

For parents

Create Cute Veggie Snails

The Kratt Brothers encounter many types of animals on their adventures all over the globe. You can help your child notice features of snails by making an easy healthy snack with celery, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers and hummus. Point out each feature as you build the creature and find out what your child knows about this critter before they sneak a bite!

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Drive Off in the Grand Prize

Take the wheel of the new 2021 Subaru Outback and you will relish both daily driving and new off-road adventures. Enjoy a spacious interior, ample cargo room, and an impressive suite of advanced safety features. Enter today for a chance to win!

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