Palatine Oktoberfest back with 'all hands on deck'
Palatine Oktoberfest will be back in full swing in September, with larger-than-usual crowds expected after last year's cancellation.
Tickets on sale Wednesday for America, Buckinghams at GeneseeTickets go on presale Wednesday for America and The Buckinghams playing the Genesee Theatre Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022.
Best Bets: Celebrate summer at Long Grove Strawberry FestivalThe Long Grove Strawberry Festival returns this weekend, plus the Disco Biscuits play the McHenry Outdoor Theatre and "The Art of Banksy" keeps fans guessing in Chicago's West Loop.
Elin Hilderbrand to retire from writing beach reads in 2024Elin Hilderbrand, known as the queen of the beach read, plans to retire from writing novels in 2024. Hilderbrand says she deliberately wants to quit while there's still an appetite for her writing.
New to streaming this week: 'LFG,' 'Mysterious Benedict Society' and 'Fathom'Carve out some time this week for the new soccer documentary "LFG," a revealing look at the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team's battle for equal pay premiering Thursday, June 24, on HBO Max. Plus, the Disney Plus series "The Mysterious Benedict Society" premieres Friday and the documentary "Fathom" premieres Friday on Apple TV Plus.
Fired up for the Fourth? Where to find fireworks displays in the suburbsAfter COVID-19 largely quieted fireworks in 2020, the summer sky shows are back with a bang this summer. Check out where to catch them in the coming weeks.
Feder: Phil Rosenthal exits Tribune for 'thrilling, terrifying' futureAnother reason to read the Chicago Tribune will walk out the door Friday when Phil Rosenthal signs off after 16 years of outstanding work in three high-profile roles.
Peyton Manning hosts as NBC revives quiz show 'College Bowl'The kids are the stars of "College Bowl," but the Manning brothers Peyton and Cooper make a solid supporting cast as NBC revivies the classic quiz show on Tuesday, June 22.
Calls to #FreeBritney and court conservatorships: What does it all mean?When Britney Spears, who turns 40 this year, speaks to a Los Angeles judge at her own request on Wednesday, she'll do it 13 years into a court-enforced conservatorship that has exercised vast control of her life and money. But what is a conservatorship, exactly?
Katie Couric book tour heads to the Chicago Theatre Nov. 6For her tour this fall to promote her memoir "Going There," Katie Couric is anticipating not only the interest of her fans but a return to something like a pre-pandemic world. Tickets for her show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Chicago Theatre go on sale Tuesday, June 22.
Book review: How a mini-navy was pivotal to Revolutionary successLittle has been written about the Marblehead mariners and their pivotal role in the American Revolution -- until now. In Patrick K. O'Donnell's book -- "The Indispensables: The Diverse Soldier-Mariners who Shaped the Country, Formed the Navy, and Rowed Washington Across the Delaware" -- America's pre-navy emerges as a diverse force.
'The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' hits top mark at box office"The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard" struck the top box office target. The "Hitman" sequel notched "A Quiet Place Part II," which took hold of the second spot in its fourth weekend of release.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Sports, the way it 'used to be'After 15 months of unimaginable circumstances, some sense of normalcy, albeit a "new" normalcy, is slowly emerging from the ashes. Seeing fans packed into Wrigley Field this week for the first time since the pandemic began gave my heart a warmth it has not felt since the 2016 World Series.
Through the Film Magnifier: Bob Collins, Jack Nicklaus, Richard Daley, Woodfield Mall Ice Arena and more
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Bobby Hull, Peter O'Toole, Ted Nugent, aerobics classes for kids and more
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Frontier Days, Bill Veeck, PeeWee Football, The Cellar nightclub and more
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hamburger University, Tug-O-War, Dance competitions and more