Where you can find fireworks displays in the suburbs as soon as next month
The bang is back! Many suburbs are planning July 4 and other fireworks displays this summer. Here's where to find them.
Grammy winner Billy Strings to perform in Schaumburg June 11-12Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Billy Strings will play a pair of socially distanced concerts at Schaumburg's Wintrust Field June 11 and 12, during a stop of his recently announced "Summer Solstice Tour."
Report: Ellen DeGeneres to end her TV talk show next yearEllen DeGeneres is calling time on her long-running talk show, according to reports.
What's next for Grace Kinstler on 'American Idol'Lakewood native Grace Kinstler will compete against Caleb Kennedy, Casey Bishop, Chayce Beckham and Willie Spence on Sunday in the "American Idol" semifinals, during which viewers can vote for their pick to move on to the top three.
'CLUE Live!' mystery walking experience heads to Chicago this summerWas it Colonel Mustard? Professor Plum? Miss Scarlet? Chicagoans can find out for themselves when the interactive "CLUE Live! -- An Outdoor Walking Experience" comes to Chicago this summer.
Sticking to the classics: Inaugural Barrington car show expecting prestigious lineupA white 1975 Excalibur and a red 1976 Buick Riviera will be among classic automobiles showcased June 26 at the first Classic Collectors Car Show organized by the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce.
Sound check: Jukebox the Ghost revisits 'Everything'Jukebox the Ghost plays through its second album; families are invited to enjoy music with Little Jams; Bach Week Festival hits devices; and some major tours are coming back to the area.
McHenry County businesses struggle to hire workers as reopening continuesGrinders Ale House in McHenry is among several McHenry County businesses that encountered difficulty hiring as the COVID-19 outbreak slows with safe and effective vaccines more widely available and as public health officials loosen public health restrictions.
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Go-Go's in Rock Hall on first tryJay-Z, Foo Fighters and the Go-Go's were elected Wednesday to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame their first time on the ballot, leading a class that also includes Tina Turner, Carole King and Todd Rundgren.
Teatro ZinZanni to resume Chicago shows in JulyTeatro ZinZanni, the famed dinner-theater show filled with cabaret songs and circus acts, is set to resume Chicago performances starting Thursday, July 8.
Dining events: City Works, Old Town Pour House honor American Craft Beer WeekThere's still time to celebrate American Craft Beer Week at City Works and Old Town Pour House locations. Plus, Babygold Barbecue is now open inside Berwyn music venue FitzGerald's and Water's Edge at the Hyatt Lodge hosts a Charles Krug wine dinner May 20.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: 'Going viral' … not a cool thing anymore!What is going on with this pandemic? Is this just another scary time in our history? During each dangerous period in our nation's past, there seems to have been music to keep the morale of the country going. The music has come to define the era. Let me explain.
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
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: WrestleMania, Michael Jordan, slot car recing, canoe classes and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Little League Opening Day, Jayne Kennedy, C3PO actor, First Test Tube baby and more