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  • Cubs engulfed in T-shirt craze

    Cubs engulfed in T-shirt craze

    Manager Joe Maddon put the  Cubs’ T-shirt craze in full force this spring by unveiling his array of slogans to promote his charity that has been a booming success. But recently, the Cubs players have been sporting more T-shirts of their own. The latest model was a red T-shirt with the words “Bunt...

  • SmallFry's Cooler Ranch-dusted fries are worth your time, not your manners

    SmallFry's Cooler Ranch-dusted fries are worth your time, not your manners

    French fries get the Cool Ranch treatment in Logan Square—and we might just snort the stuff.

  • PAWS Chicago is rescuing pets from Louisiana floods and winning our hearts

    PAWS Chicago is rescuing pets from Louisiana floods and winning our hearts

    Eternal good guys PAWS Chicago are responding to the recent flooding in southern Louisiana by sending volunteers from Chicago to go and rescue homeless animals. Since the flooding started, more than 40,000 people have been displaced from their homes, creating a desperate need for emergency housing...

  • Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    A paella cook-off at Mercat a la Planxa, happy hour at Osteria via Stato and more things to do in Chicago on Thursday, Aug. 25.

  • Teacher welcomes 4th-graders back to school with rap video

    Teacher welcomes 4th-graders back to school with rap video

    Give the new teacher an A for effort. Dwayne Reed, who said he is "more excited than nervous" about starting Thursday as a fourth-grade student teacher for the fall semester at Stenson Elementary School in Skokie, made a three-minute rap video to welcome his 24 students and introduce himself. So...

  • Blackhawks' Duncan Keith to miss World Cup of Hockey

    Blackhawks' Duncan Keith to miss World Cup of Hockey

    Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith will not participate in the upcoming World Cup of Hockey while he continues to rehab from a right knee injury suffered last season. “As Duncan continues offseason rehabilitation on the right knee injury that he sustained last season, we understand his...

  • Premiere: Chicago supergroup the Flat Five finally announces debut album, shares single ‘This Is Your Night’ 

    Premiere: Chicago supergroup the Flat Five finally announces debut album, shares single ‘This Is Your Night’ 

    The Flat Five, a band featuring Kelly Hogan, Nora O'Connor, Scott Ligon, Casey McDonough and Alex Hall, might be one of Chicago's best kept music secrets, even though the lineup is stacked with notable names who've also played and recorded with acts as well-known as Mavis Staples, NRBQ, Neko Case,...

  • Bears ticket prices are NFL's fourth-most expensive

    Bears ticket prices are NFL's fourth-most expensive

    It costs a lot of money to be an NFL team's "12th man." The Seattle Seahawks tout that phrase more than anyone in the league, and their followers cough up quite a bit for that opportunity. According to TicketIQ.com, the Seahawks boast the most expensive tickets on the secondary market for the 2016...

  • Chicagoan Maggie McEldowney wins international Rose of Tralee competition in Ireland

    Chicagoan Maggie McEldowney wins international Rose of Tralee competition in Ireland

    Ireland's 57th annual Rose of Tralee Festival culminated Tuesday night with the naming of the Rose of Tralee, and one of Chicago's own took home the crown. Maggie McEldowney of Beverly, representing Chicago in the international competition, beat 64 other women who hailed from Ireland's many counties...

  • Actor Nick Offerman to stop in Chicago, Minooka for book tour

    Actor Nick Offerman to stop in Chicago, Minooka for book tour

    Actor Nick Offerman is slated to return to his hometown of Minooka in October as part of a tour to promote his upcoming book about his passion for woodworking. Offerman is scheduled to meet fans at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Music Box Theatre and 1 p.m. Oct. 23 at Minooka High School, where he graduated...

  • Premiere: Chicago band Clearance shares new song 'Room for Error'

    Premiere: Chicago band Clearance shares new song 'Room for Error'

    Chicago indie rockers Clearance have been one of the most consistent and hard-working acts going in the city, especially live. Fortunately, tonight, they're playing a record release show for "Are You Aware," a new seven-inch single that's officially out Friday. The gig is at the Hideout with Seattle...

  • U.S. women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton'

    U.S. women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton'

    How do you follow winning Olympic gold at the Rio Olympics? How about a chance to see "Hamilton" on Broadway? The Tony Award-winning smash musical on Tuesday night welcomed the U.S. women's gymnastics team — Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez — who gave...

  • Michael Phelps to appear on tonight's 'America's Got Talent'

    Michael Phelps to appear on tonight's 'America's Got Talent'

    While he likely won't be displaying his aquatic aptitude, Phelps will appear on Wednesday's results show, host Nick Cannon announced during Tuesday's airing.

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