Science & Nature

It’s Beach and Boating Season: What To Know Before You Hit the Water

Memorial Day weekend traditionally marks the start of Chicago’s summer beach... Read More

Crime & Law

Police to Increase Patrols, Security Checks to Stay at Millennium Park Over Memorial Day Weekend

“I feel confident in the plan that we have for this weekend, and really for... Read More

Turkish Stuffed Flatbreads

coming up

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television: The Turkish Kitchen

Turkish Stuffed Flatbreads, Spinach and Cheese Gozleme and Rib-Eye Steaks are featured.

FIRSTHAND

FIRSTHAND Talks

5 expert talks providing context around the topic of gun violence in Chicago.

r. Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Associate Vice President of Policy, Erikson Institute

playlist

The National Memorial Day Concert 2022

Meet the musicians and performers who will honor the people who have served in the armed forces.   

Veterans saluting.

Stream

Jay's Chicago: Life Stories

Jay explores a mystery: who is that little girl in dozens of century-old negatives found in a Chicago attic?

Baby girl.

For parents

Creating Routines

For most of us, our lives involve a series of patterns and routines we perform almost every day.

Dad and son brushing teeth.
Amazon's Gage Park Warehouse (WTTW News)

Business

Amazon Warehouse Workers Stage Walkout, Claiming Racist Harassment and Wrongful Termination

Amazonians United says Black and Latino workers have been harassed while taking bathroom breaks and that managers have made derogatory and racist comments. The group accuses management of wrongfully firing Rakyle Johnson for sabotaging equipment, despite no proof on video and testimony to the contrary from nearby coworkers.

Buffalo cauliflower. Photo: iStock

Food

A Recipe from Forty Acres Fresh Market, Which is Bringing a Grocery Store to the West Side

Liz Abunaw envisions her coming store as "the place where you are in the middle of making a dish," like her recipe for buffalo cauliflower, "and you run out of something and you run up two blocks to go get it." 

Photo: Capitol Concerts

Highlights

The Performers of the National Memorial Day Concert 2022

The 33rd annual National Memorial Day Concert is here. Meet the musicians and performers who will honor the people who have served in the armed forces. 

A DJ at Do Division Street Festival (Photo: Courtesy off the West Town Chamber of Commerce)

Arts & Entertainment

2022 Chicago Summer Festival Guide

Summer and the return of festival season will be here before you know it. Get ready for fun with this guide to neighborhood street fests, art shows, outdoor concerts and cultural celebrations of all sizes across Chicago and the suburbs.

Family gardening

For parents

Garden With Your Kids

For parents struggling to find ways to encourage their kids to eat a healthy and balanced diet, gardening can be an important tool. Don’t let the idea overwhelm you. Gardening doesn’t require a perfectly level, large or sunny backyard. Try planting in a small raised bed or growing a few edibles in existing landscaping.

Girl with magnifying glass.

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Summer Discovery

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