'It's a new beginning': Diners fill the tables outside in downtown Arlington Heights
Wednesday night is what Danny Barbarigos, like many other downtown Arlington Heights restaurateurs, has been waiting for. It was the first night of Arlington Alfresco, the outdoor dining zone that Barbarigos and owners of other closed downtown eateries sought to help their bottom lines.
Suburban officials hopeful AMC Theatres will surviveDespite AMC Theatre's pronouncement that it might not survive the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, local officials are optimistic the nation's largest theater chain will rebound and again welcome movie lovers.
5 hot tickets: 'Come From Away' in Chicago; Black Violin in Waukegan on saleTickets on sale this weekend: 'Come From Away' return engagement in Chicago, Black Violin and Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox at the Genesee in Waukegan and more.
A song to make you smile: 'Hands ... Washing Hands' by Neil DiamondHere's a song chosen to lift you out of your coronavirus funk.
Elisabeth Moss highlights fabricated film biopic of author 'Shirley' JacksonElisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg are stellar as a famed writer and her literary critic spouse in Josephine Decker's fractured and fictionalized biopic "Shirley."
How local Pride events have adpated in light of COVID-19Pride Month celebrations are going online or being adapted as drive-by events in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Events on Saturday, June 6, include the Buffalo Grove Pride Drive.
Alt-rock ZORILA plays Sound Check's first full-band livestream FridayWith new music on the horizon, alternative rock band ZORILA joins Sound Check's concert/interview series at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, on Instagram.
Submarine Express, an icon of downtown Mount Prospect, moving out to make way for bankSubmarine Express, an iconic dining spot in downtown Mount Prospect for nearly 40 years, is moving out to make way for bank.
Dining events: Free doughnuts for National Doughnut Day FridayDunkin', Krispy Kreme and Stan's Donuts are ready to dole out free doughnuts for National Doughnut Day Friday, plus more restaurants return for outdoor dining and summer grill specials, this week on the suburban dining scene.
Book review: Brit Bennett's 'The Vanishing Half' is a fierce examination of passingBrit Bennett's new novel, "The Vanishing Half," is about people who disappear, in search of another life, a better place. In her book, Bennett asks us to consider the meaning of authenticity when we are faced with racism, colorism, sexism and homophobia. What price do we pay to be ourselves?
Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemicMovie theater chain AMC warns that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered theaters and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to viewers over the internet.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Memorial Day thoughts on Arcada HeroesThis Memorial Day had an additional meaning to me. As I sat home in quarantine lockdown, I had the time to formulate an additional perspective about this day of remembrance. I was going through some old photos and came upon a picture of our former pipe organ master, Jim Shaffer.
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