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  • Watch Chance the Rapper give Chicago weather report on WGN

    Watch Chance the Rapper give Chicago weather report on WGN

    This weekend's Chicago forecast calls for a chance of...Chance the Rapper appearing on local news station WGN. Chicagoans were treated to a surprise visit from the popular music artist on Friday morning when Chance stopped in to try his hand as weatherman. Fittingly donning a crew neck sweater and...
  • Rag'n'Bone Man to visit Detroit, Chicago in June

    Rag'n'Bone Man to visit Detroit, Chicago in June

    UK singer/songwriter Rag'n'Bone Man has announced a select pair of North American tour dates for June of 2018, which will see him visiting both Chicago and Detroit's Majestic Theatre. The limited tour dates are Rag'n'Bone Man's only currently announced tour dates for 2018, though he has a busy...
  • Family holiday and Christmas events in Chicago 2017

    Family holiday and Christmas events in Chicago 2017

    The holidays are a festive time in Chicago, where there are several family-friendly events that you can enjoy with friends and loved ones in 2017.  Bundle up to go outdoors and have fun at a skating rink, at a holiday market, or to go Christmas caroling. Fifth Third Bank Winter Wonderfest Dec. 1-Jan...
  • Where to see Christmas lights in Chicago 2017

    Where to see Christmas lights in Chicago 2017

    Chicago is festively illuminated with lights and decorations for the holiday seasons. Take a trip downtown to see the lights on the Magnificent Mile and the decorations and display windows at Macy’s on State Street. Drive through the suburbs and find holiday decorations throughout Chicagoland. There...
  • Chance The Rapper surprised 300 high school students in Chicago earlier this week, by gifting them a pair of Jordan sneakers for the holiday

    Chance the Rapper gifts 300 pairs of sneakers to Chicago youth for Christmas

    If you thought that the holiday season, a time for giving and looking out for each other, would go by without a news story about Chance The Rapper coming through for the youth in Chicago with some amazing kind of gesture, then you clearly haven’t been paying attention. The rapper and hometown hero...
  • Zach LaVine, Nikola Mirotic set to practice with Bulls’ G League affiliate

    Zach LaVine, Nikola Mirotic set to practice with Bulls’ G League affiliate

    The Chicago Bulls have gotten off to a slow start to the 2017-18 season, but reinforcements are on their way. Not only is Zach LaVine nearing a return from an ACL injury, but teammate Nikola Mirotic is ready to return, as well. Both players will embark on a rehab assignment with the Windy City Bulls...
  • Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine cleared for contact

    Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine cleared for contact

    Zach LaVine, a key piece in the Chicago Bulls’ offseason deal involving Jimmy Butler, is reportedly nearing a return for his new team. Despite suffering an ACL injury last season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Bulls wanted LaVine in the trade. A dynamic and athletic scorer, LaVine should one...
  • HIM say goodbye in Chicago

    HIM say goodbye in Chicago

    HIM brought their final Bang & Whimper Tour to the House of Blues in Chicago on Friday night. The Finnish band is calling it quits after more than 25 years of their brand of "love metal." The band's mix of goth-infused metal, rock and pop has earned them a world-wide following of dedicated fans...
  • Top 10 best Chicago Bulls ever

    Top 10 best Chicago Bulls ever

    The Chicago Bulls have as many fans as any franchise in the NBA, and much of it can be attributed to their success in the mid-1990s. Michael Jordan might go down in history as the best basketball player to ever play the game, making his partnership with Phil Jackson one for the record books. But...
  • Free family Thanksgiving events in Chicago 2017

    Free family Thanksgiving events in Chicago 2017

    Chicago will be full of cheer as families gather and Thanksgiving leads into the festive holiday season. The Windy City will offer several free, family-friendly events including two major holiday parades within a week. Check out all the fun family-oriented activities in Chicago in 2017. The...
  • Turkey trots and Thanksgiving parades in Chicago 2017

    Turkey trots and Thanksgiving parades in Chicago 2017

    Few cities roll out the orange carpet for Thanksgiving better than Chicago. This is the region where neighborhoods will turn into social gatherings, front yard and parks will turn into football fields, and high school track and fields will become places where families can finally live up to that New...
  • Chance the Rapper bought all the tickets for the day at select movie theaters in Chicago

    Chance the Rapper bought all the tickets for the day at select movie theaters in Chicago

    Reginald Hudlin’s new feature film about the life of Thurgood Marshall, America’s first African-American Supreme Court Justice, opens in theaters across the country today, Oct. 13. For some lucky fans in Chicago, they’ll be able to ditch work or get out of school in time to catch the new film for...
  • Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Chicago 2017

    Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Chicago 2017

    Chicago is a city that embraces fall like few other towns of its ilk. The Windy City lives up to its name during the winter, which is why many families in and around the city head to the numerous pumpkin patches and corn mazes that dot Chicagoland to get their fix of this beautiful transition season...
  • Halloween parties and concerts in Chicago 2017

    Halloween parties and concerts in Chicago 2017

    Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons--this Halloween, the best place to be is at a concert, and Chicago has plenty going on, from pop stars to '90s rock icons. So, guys and ghouls get your costume picked out, grab your tickets and let the music put a spell on you this Halloween. Katy...
  • Upcoming Cher Broadway musical to debut at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre next summer

    Upcoming Cher Broadway musical to debut at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre next summer

    The musical story about the life and career of Cher will debut under the bright lights of Broadway in the fall of 2018. Before the previously announced "The Cher Show" arrives at New York City’s Neil Simon Theatre however, it will see a limited preview run at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre on June 1...
  • Halloween events for kids in Chicago 2017

    Halloween events for kids in Chicago 2017

    Chicago and the Chicagoland folks have several choices for family fun this Halloween.  Get the kid's costumes ready and make plans to attend some of these great, and not-too-scary events in 2017. Halloween at Navy Pier Oct. 21 & Oct. 28 @ 3 p.m. Navy Pier, 840 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 6061...
  • Chicago 'Now More Than Ever' documentary hits DVD

    Chicago 'Now More Than Ever' documentary hits DVD

    “Nobody in rock has lasted this long,” says Chicago trombonist Jimmy Pankow at the end of new documentary on the quintessential rock-band-with-horns. “Nobody!” Pankow’s right. Notwithstanding The Beach Boys, no American band has had more success than Chicago, who’ve sold over 100 million records...
  • Watch: Ed Sheeran plays hype man for Skrillex in Chicago club

    Watch: Ed Sheeran plays hype man for Skrillex in Chicago club

    When he's not on tour rocking arenas by himself, Ed Sheeran likes to keep it casual with fellow music royalty. The singer recently ambushed a live performance by Skrillex at Chicago's Five Roses club and did his best Flavor Flav impression hyping up the crowd. Watch the two musicians control the...
  • Watch: Eddie Vedder spotted joining busker in playing ‘Corduroy’ outside of Wrigley Field

    Watch: Eddie Vedder spotted joining busker in playing ‘Corduroy’ outside of Wrigley Field

    Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder just can’t help but find new ways to perform inside, and now apparently outside of Wrigley Field in Chicago. Perhaps that’s just the way life is for diehard Chicago Cubs fans, for which Vedder certainly qualifies. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was spotted outside of...
  • Chance The Rapper announces new awards show based on education and leadership

    Chance The Rapper announces new awards show based on education and leadership

    Chance The Rapper aka The People’s Champ held his SocialWorks summit at the Harold Washington Cultural Center in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago on Friday afternoon. It was during the event where he announced that $2.2 million dollars has been raised over the past six months by his New...
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