Royal Wedding

The Japanese women's soccer team celebrates its World Cup title. (CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Women’s World Cup Final Breaks Twitter record

The Women’s World Cup final set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

Eli's Wedding Cheesecake presented to Cook County's Royal Couple, who got married this morning.  (Credit: Mary Frances Bragiel/Newsradio 780)

Cook County Honors Couple With ‘Royal Wedding’

A royal wedding of a sort also took place in Cook County this morning, courtesy of Cook County Clerk David Orr.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

Catherine Middleton waves to the crowds as her sister and Maid of Honour Pippa Middleton (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Lincoln Park Church Hosts Wedding Viewing Party

A royal wedding watching party was held this morning at an Episcopal church in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

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Royal Wedding Recap

If you weren’t one of the millions of people who flocked to the streets of London or their television sets, to get a glimpse of the Royal Wedding, check out the highlights here.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Royal Wedding Is Good News, For A Change

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson makes no bones about it: He’ll be watching Prince William marry his intended, Kate Middleton, because the positive spectacle is a breath of fresh air.


Royal Wedding Hats

Chicagoans In London: Royal Wedding Day Will Be ‘Crazy’

As the Royal wedding fast approaches, WBBM Newsradio 780’s Mike Krauser has been talking with former Chicagoans now living in London.

WBBM Newsradio–04/28/2011

Royal Wedding Souvenirs

Wacky Royal Wedding Souvenirs

Collectors and Royal Wedding fanatics — rejoice! There are plenty of Royal Wedding souvenirs and chotskies available for collectors everywhere. We’ve rounded up a few of the wackiest Royal Wedding souvenirs out there.


Sars Benefit Concert Held In Toronto

Famous (and not-so-famous) Chicago-British Connections

Chicago’s last real brush with British royalty was in the summer of 1996, when Princess Diana stopped by for three days, staying at the Drake hotel, visiting Northwestern and partying at the Field Museum. It marked a rare occasion for the city to host a major royal visit, and was one of several notable associations with England throughout the city’s history. Several other Brits have made their mark on Chicago in distinct ways, and vice versa. Here’s a rundown of some other famous (and not-so-famous) Chicago-British connections.


William and Kate Tea Cups

Best Afternoon Tea In Chicago

The Royal Wedding is rapidly approaching and while we’re not British, we do have a sort of curiosity of the spectacle. If you want to pretend to be British, or you just like tea, maybe finding an afternoon tea is just for you.