Suburban restaurants offering Inauguration Day specials
If you're planning to watch the Inauguration Day festivities at home on Jan. 20, why not enjoy a meal at the same time? Here are what some suburban restaurants are offering.
Q&A: Kingsley Ben-Adir breaks out as Malcolm XBritish actor Kingsley Ben-Adir may not be a household name yet, but that's poised to change with his scene-stealing performance as Malcolm X in Regina King's "One Night in Miami ..."
Music review: Healy returns with somber and exciting 'Tungsten'"Don't call it a comeback," sings Memphis-based rapper and singer Healy on his second album, "Tungsten." "I call it a second wind. Good to be back in my element." Whatever it is, it's welcome.
'Wildly silly,' perceptive Amber Ruffin earns TV spotlightIf you're someday in need of a plus-one to liven an unpromising party, consider Amber Ruffin. In fact, skip the party and just hang with Ruffin, whose weekly comedy show, "The Amber Ruffin Show," on Peacock is proving her to be excellent company.
Service opportunities, virtual events abound for Martin Luther King Jr. DayMonday, Jan. 18, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This year, due to the pandemic, the civil rights leader will be remembered through online tributes and service opportunities and projects.
Widescreen: 'The Stand' tries too hardThe CBS All Access adaptation of Stephen King's "The Stand" would be the most-discussed thing on television right now if A) it was on a more popular streaming service and B) uh, it was good.
HBO Max's 'Locked Down' mirrors real quarantine experiences -- minus a heistDoug Liman's "Locked Down," one of the first and most ambitious films to be conceived and shot during the pandemic, is, like our own quarantine experiences, erratic, a little absurd and sporadically delightful.
How St. Charles is dealing with noise complaints from outdoor dining musicSt. Charles expanded outdoor dining options for restaurants and bars struggling financially because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but there's also been an uptick in noise complaints there and in other towns because of amplified music.
Suburbs edging closer to looser COVID-19 restrictions, and restaurants get some hopeThe suburbs and Chicago will stay under tough restrictions to prevent COVID-19 but trends indicate those could be lifted soon. Gov. J.B. Pritzker says rule change should heat up indoor dining's return.
New Chick-fil-A opening Thursday in ElginChick-fil-A is opening its 36th Chicago-area location Thursday in Elgin at 1110 S. Randall Road.
From RVs to boxcars: 6 unique outdoor dining experiences in the suburbsSince an indoor dining ban took effect in Illinois, suburban restaurants have been developing creative ways to continue serving customers during the winter.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Really gonna miss Tommy LasordaAs current president of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, and someone who has been blessed to call Tommy Lasorda a close friend for more than 30 years because of it, I was deeply saddened this week as we lost another American hero.
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