In the time of COVID, local haunts adopt 'scary safe' precautions
While the COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered several Chicago-area haunted houses, Aurora, Elgin and Zion haunts will open in time for the season, with safety precautions in place including temperature checks, enforced social distancing and mandatory face coverings.
Jeff Daniels deftly captures the former FBI director in Showtime's 'The Comey Rule'Jeff Daniels stars as FBI Director James Comey and Brendan Gleeson channels President Donald Trump in "The Comey Rule," premiering Sunday and Monday, Sept. 27-28, on Showtime.
Candace Cameron Bure: 'Full House,' being religious in Hollywood and that 'PDA' photoCandace Cameron Bure has been busy this summer -- wrapping up "Fuller House," filming some movies and pioneering her Bible-themed lifestyle collection.
'Naperville Together' street mural painted in city's downtownArtists worked throughout the day Saturday to paint large, block letters spelling out the words "Naperville Together" onto a parking lot in the city's downtown.
There's a little too much 'Fargo' in the new season of 'Fargo,' but the trip is still worth takingThree years have passed since we last saw "Fargo," creator Noah Hawley's captivating FX anthology series that greatly expanded on the darkly comedic Coen brothers film, but it might as well be decades. The fourth season (premiering Sunday), set in Kansas City in the winter of 1950, extends the original Coen notion of a Fargo of the imagination, with multiple meanings.
Capital Soiree plays it 'cool' with new 'Pop Band' single, videoHow much would you change about yourself in the name of image? Capital Soiree looks at the quest to be cool with their new single and video, "Pop Band."
New Blu-ray box, HBO Max's Looney library celebrate Bugs Bunny's 80th anniversaryMark Bugs Bunny's 80th birthday with a new Blu-ray set and HBO Max's Looney library.
Review: Ken Follett's 'Pillars of the Earth' prequel is just as transporting -- and lengthy -- as his famous epicIn Ken Follett'a latest, "The Evening and the Morning," the author moves backward in time to the Dark Ages. The story concerns the gradual creation of the town of Kingsbridge and of the many people -- priests, nobles, peasants, the enslaved -- who played significant roles.
Lake County's Dungeon of Doom adds drive-in horror to haunted house thrillsIn the age of coronavirus, Zion's Dungeon of Doom introduces Scare-Vision (drive-in) Theater and delivers Halloween thrills while adhering to health safety guidelines.
'Wish tree' art display pops up in downtown Arlington HeightsAn interactive "wish tree" art display has popped up in downtown Arlington Heights, where people have started adding their wishes for peace and health and other positive messages.
Dining: Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant Week debuts, plus Buddy's Bites N Brews opens in SchaumburgLettuce Entertain You Restaurant Week kicks off Monday, Buddy's Bites N Brews is now open in Schaumburg, and Itasca's Church Street Brewing Company hosts a four-day eighth anniversary bash.
Images; Through the Film Magnifier: Carlton Fisk, The Kingston Trio, Dudley Moore, a beard contest and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Bill Veeck, George Hamilton, Bridge Club, Stateville Prison riot and more