8 ways suburban restaurants responded to the pandemic over the past year
Resourceful restaurant owners came up with clever ways to keep suburban diners well-fed and content during a year when COVID-19 restrictions curtailed their operations.
Buffalo Grove gears up for summer event adjustmentsBuffalo Grove officials are already planning for summer events, but it's looking like Buffalo Grove Days might be drastically scaled down, even dead on arrival.
New ramen restaurant heading to ElginTatsu Ramen House will open at the end of March in the space formerly occupied by Mr. Wok at 2490 Bushwood Drive, just west of Randall Road and north of I-90.
From NIU to Zamunda: Joliet native is Murphy's maestro for 'Coming 2 America'Film composer and NIU grad Jermaine Stegall brings drama, action and more to Eddie Murphy's sequel "Coming 2 America."
'Coming 2 America' a welcome, worthy sequel to 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy"Coming 2 America" may be one of Hollywood's tardiest sequels, clocking in 33 years after the original. But the wait pays off with a film that's better than the first.
Feder: When ABC 7 fired a star sportscaster at the top of his gameIt was front page news in December 1994 when ABC 7 fired Tim Weigel, a hometown superstar, after a 17-year run as sports anchor and hired Mark Giangreco.
Disney's 'Raya and the Last Dragon' dazzles with sweet story, stunning animationA princess must track down a dragon to help save her kingdom in Disney's visually stunning and wonderfully imaginative film fantasy "Raya and the Last Dragon."
Feder: ABC 7's Mark Giangreco under fire for 'ditzy' remark about Cheryl BurtonNow it can be told: Veteran Chicago sports anchor Mark Giangreco may be on the verge of losing his job at ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7 because he used the word "ditzy" in an on-air comment about news anchor Cheryl Burton.
Dining events: Scorched Earth, Church Street breweries fete women with new brewsTo honor International Women's Day on Monday, March 8, Scorched Earth Brewing Co. in Algonquin releases Fierce Female IPA and Church Street Brewing in Itasca releases Peaches & Her on Friday.
'Chaos Walking' takes viewers on strange -- and annoying -- journeyA telepathic young man (Tom Holland) helps guide a woman (Daisy Ridley) to safety when her presence threatens a male-only community in Doug Liman's "Chaos Walking."
Sound check: Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues; Side Street's anniversaryBluesman Corky Siegel has a star-packed livestream set for Saturday; Side Street Studio Arts celebrates eight years in Elgin.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: A "Behind the Scenes" iconFor 33 years, America's No. 1 musical sidekick, Paul Shaffer, took us to commercials and tossed in a quip or two during David Letterman's opening monologues. After it all ended, Shaffer appeared at The Arcada for what turned out to be a mind-blowing musical experience.