Three winners, three losers in this year's Emmy nominations
The big winners in this year's Emmy nominations include "Game of Thrones." The big losers include "Game of Thrones." (Huh?) Sean Stangland explains.
'We love to cook,' and it shows at Crystal Lake's Antigua Mexican GrillOpen since November 2018, Crystal Lake's Antigua is a Mexican eatery with heart and soul. Owner Luis Rodriguez successfully transports the flavors of his hometown of Zacatecas, Mexico, to the Northwest Suburbs via family recipes. The best example is the spectacular, made-from-scratch Grandma's Mole.
Johnny Mathis ready to celebrate decadeslong singing career July 27 in RosemontJohnny Mathis marks 63 years in the music business with his "Romance of Love" tour, which brings him to the Rosemont Theatre on Saturday, July 27. "You never get tired of singing," he said in an interview.
Best bets: Michael Bublé returns to Rosemont; 'Mass' revived at Ravinia"An Evening with Michael Bublé" returns to Rosemont's Allstate Arena, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra revives Leonard Bernstein's "Mass" at the Ravinia Festival and "Momedians of Momedy" plays in Lake Villa.
Dining out: Free delivery at Portillo's, Wildfire's Lagunitas beer dinner & moreBeer dinners abound at Wildfire, Shaw's Crab House and Niche this week, Portillo's offers free delivery through Sunday, Harry Caray's Dog Days of Summer continues in Lombard, Bike to Brunch Saturday at Hey Nonny and more, this week on the suburban dining scene.
Festivals July 19-25: Don't miss the return of the Kane, DuPage and Lake County fairsThe Kane County Fair continues this week; the Lake and DuPage county fairs kick off during the week. Get the details of these and other suburban fests.
Former suburbanites Odenkirk, Brosnahan among Emmy's top nomineesEmmy nominations announced Tuesday included lots of familiar -- and suburban -- names. Among them: Bob Odenkirk, Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein and "Game of Thrones" creator D.B. Weiss.
'Lion King' remake looks great, but fails to capture magic of originalJames Earl Jones, Beyonce, Donald Glover and Seth Rogen voice the beloved characters of "The Lion King," Jon Favreau's faithful, commercially safe CGI remake of Walt Disney's 1994 animated hit.
Feder: New morning show taking shape at US99Two and a half months after WUSN 99.5-FM dropped the morning team of Doug Stylz and Justin Roman, the Entercom country music station is about to name their replacement. Jason Pullman, former morning personality at WUBL in his native Atlanta, is expected to sign on at US99 early next month, according to insiders.
Craft Donuts hopes to move into Elgin library in mid-August"We're super excited about the opportunity," Allison Reno said of opening with her husband John a Craft Donuts + Coffee location in Elgin.
Fan Favorite voting now live for Suburban Chicago's Got TalentThe second round of online Fan Favorite voting for Suburban Chicago's Got Talent is live now -- and runs through Friday, July 19. The act with the most votes is guaranteed a spot in the Top 10.
Kirk Players to host auditions in AugustMundelein-based Kirk Players is holding open auditions next month for "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime," a romantic comedy based on the short story by Oscar Wilde.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: 'Guess Who' is going to rock the ArcadaThe former lead vocalist, keyboardist and flutist (that's right, flutist) from the Canadian rock 'n' roll supergroup The Guess Who, Burton Cummings, will return for a command performance at The Arcada Aug. 3. I don't think I have ever witnessed a performer who was as much a part of the audience while at the same time being part of the act as Burton is.
Through the Film Magnifier: Barry Manilow, Deadheads, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Connors, a fishing derby and more