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Chance the Rapper packs The Cell for his Magnificent Coloring Day

If Chance the Rapper has proved anything this year, it's that whatever your expectations are for anything he does, please leave them at the door because he will exceed or subvert whatever you're thinking he'll do. There's not a more fun or transcendent local music experience than seeing the 23-year-old...

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  • Behold, the winner of Chicago Gourmet’s Hamburger Hop

    Behold, the winner of Chicago Gourmet’s Hamburger Hop

    France conquered an American classic on Friday when Martial Noguier, executive chef of Bistronomic in Gold Coast, beat out 14 other Chicago cheftestants to win the seventh annual Hamburger Hop. His decadent Le French burger, which was topped with housemade country pate, shallot marmalade, Dijon...

  • Get your squash on this fall

    Get your squash on this fall

    Give your dishes an autumnal feel this season with squash. Bobby Parish of FlavCity joins WCIU, The U to whip up some quick and easy fall recipes.  (Krista Green / WCIU)  See more from WCIU here.

  • Samantha Bee is making room for women to be angry

    Samantha Bee is making room for women to be angry

    A few weeks ago, a Humans of New York post featuring Hillary Clinton went viral. Clinton shared a memory of taking a law school admissions test at Harvard and being shouted at by men who didn’t think women belonged in the room. “It was intense,” Clinton said in the post. “It got very personal....

  • Elena Delle Donne's first retail shoe to make debut in Chicago Sky's WNBA playoffs

    Elena Delle Donne's first retail shoe to make debut in Chicago Sky's WNBA playoffs

    If you happen to catch the Chicago Sky's playoff game against the Atlanta Dream on Sunday, check out Elena Delle Donne's feet. She'll be wearing her first signature shoe, the Nike Hyperdunk PE, during the nationally televised game at Allstate Arena. The star forward has been recovering from thumb...

  • Watch Stephen Colbert's turn as Cubs hot dog vendor Donny Franks

    Watch Stephen Colbert's turn as Cubs hot dog vendor Donny Franks

    If things don't work out on "The Late Show," Stephen Colbert may have found a new career as a Wrigley Field hot dog vendor. Colbert was shown playing vendor Donny Franks -- complete with shaggy brown wig, fake goatee, sunglasses and Cubs hat -- on Thursday's episode of "The Late Show." The segment...

  • NBA refs to more closely monitor groin hits, walking calls

    NBA refs to more closely monitor groin hits, walking calls

    NBA referees will be cracking down this season on the kind of hits to the groin area that resulted in Draymond Green's suspension during the NBA Finals. They also will more closely monitor traveling after complaints from coaches that players are getting away with too many steps on the perimeter....

  • Reports of creepy people dressed like clowns flooding in nationwide

    Reports of creepy people dressed like clowns flooding in nationwide

    Police are encouraging caution amid a rash of public complaints and social media reports in a number of states of people dressed like clowns and acting suspiciously, even if they think many are knucklehead pranksters or simply bogus. Real clowns are just plain miffed. Authorities in Greenville,...

  • What's leaving Netflix and Hulu: October 2016

    What's leaving Netflix and Hulu: October 2016

    Say goodbye to “Psych.” Say goodbye to “Back to the Future.” Say hello to darkness, your old friend. Netflix and Hulu are back at it this month, forcing us to crawl into the fetal position and cry out our feelings about losing some of our favorite shows and movies.  NetflixOct. 110.0 Earthquake...

  • What's streaming on Hulu: October 2016

    What's streaming on Hulu: October 2016

    Hulu nabbed the streaming rights to all 10 seasons of “Smallville” and guess what? It’s going to be available Oct. 1. So get your ass ready for a good month of new streams on Hulu, including originals such as the fifth season premiere of “The Mindy Project” and the premiere of “Chance.” Oct. 1Smallville:...

  • What's streaming on Netflix: October 2016

    What's streaming on Netflix: October 2016

    You better clear your schedule on Oct. 1 because that’s when “Titanic” comes to Netflix. If swooning over Jack, Rose and that big ass ship that hit an iceberg isn’t your thing, that's fine. Netflix has a lot coming your way this month including the Netflix original “Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee...

  • What to Eat. Drink. Do. in September & October

    What to Eat. Drink. Do. in September & October

    Dancing, tunes, foodie and boozy fun and more things to do in Chicago in the next month. SUNDAY, SEPT. 25Rise & Shine Gourmet at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel12 S. Michigan Ave. 312-380-4129Take an hourlong yoga class from CorePower Yoga followed by brunch featuring bites and cocktails from...

  • 7 things to know about Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer

    7 things to know about Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer

    On Sunday, Brian Hoyer will become the sixth quarterback not named Jay Cutler to start for the Bears since 2009. Only Josh McCown has had even moderate success, throwing for 2,243 yards, 15 touchdowns and five interceptions in 11 games. The others (Jimmy Clausen, Jason Campbell, Caleb Hanie and...

  • Former Bear on Kaepernick protests: 'That's the whole point of freedom, isn't it?'

    Former Bear on Kaepernick protests: 'That's the whole point of freedom, isn't it?'

    Editor's note: Each week during the NFL season, former Bears defensive lineman Alex Brown shares his football perspective with RedEye. Responses have been edited for length and clarity. Fans and analysts might feel otherwise, but football success is pretty cut-and-dried. In other words, don't expect...

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