Most communities are thrilled to host a TV or movie shoot, but the mayor of Tinley Park says he wants nothing to do with a controversial program that wants to film in his village.
Downtown shoppers got the surprise of a lifetime when out of nowhere a pop-up concert was set up and performed. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports this wasn’t just any concert as the star performer was Yo-Yo Ma.
Billy Joel joined Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, opera star Martina Arroyo and actress Shirley MacLaine in receiving the Kennedy Center Honors. All have been playing music, dancing or singing since they were children — and never stopped.
Jason Case and Amy Diaz are $1 million richer having won the CBS reality show “The Amazing Race.”
The Chicago Firefighters Union’s 15th annual toy parade wound its way from the South Side to the West Loop late Saturday morning.
It was a wild scene backstage at the Grammy nominations concert, from Miguel shouting out country music to Arsenio Hall’s turning the tables and ranting about Kanye West.
The nominees for the 2014 GRAMMYs are in and Jay Z tops the list with nine nominations — though you wouldn’t know it from watching the nominations concert.
There are Disney-themed trees, children’s board-game trees, even one called “Jiminy Christmas.” And then there was the “Fifty Shades of Grey” tree, which Navy Pier spokesman Nick Shields says didn’t quite fit in.
A U.S. Coast Guard ship loaded with more than 1,200 Michigan Christmas trees has arrived in downtown Chicago.
Chicago’s kids are back on the bus to After School Matters thanks to a $25 million donation from film maker George Lucas who married a Chicago woman this summer, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The residence in the Hermosa neighborhood was home to the Disney family when Walt was born back in 1901.
William Harris Lee and Company has grown to become the world’s largest and most respected maker of fine stringed instruments.
National Geographic has pitted two of the fastest football players against cheetahs from Busch Gardens in Tampa to see who could cross the finish line first.
You could find it in cabarets and clubs in the late 1800′s until the 1950′s, part comedy, part performance art, part striptease. In the last few years, Burlesque has made a comeback.
In “Nebraska,” Bruce Dern is an old coot on a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son to claim a sweepstakes prize. Director Alexander Payne covered similar territory with Jack Nicholson in “About Schmidt.” Sadly, Bruce Dern is no Jack Nicholson.
In the annals of beloved Disney animated tales, “Frozen” is second rate all the way.
The Field Museum is digging into its century-old archive to explain to the world what the 1893 Columbian Exposition was all about.
Prine, a Chicago area native, got his start in the early-1970s at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music.
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” has such a murderer’s row of talent, and it has created such a bizarrely coiffed future world, that I was willing to forgive it its ham-fisted transgressions.
This year, Celine Dion is honoring families of all different types by hosting the 15th annual A Home for the Holidays special on CBS.
The badass British songstress Kate Nash stopped by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage on Friday, November 2nd to jam and give a quick chat.