'The Blues Brothers' Wauconda Beach To Reopen After 30 YearsThe beach, featured in the classic 1980 film "The Blues Brothers," was formerly a privately run attraction founded by the late Phil Froehlke in the 1920s.
Soldier Field To Host Drive-In Movies This Summer, Starting WednesdaySpaces will be available for approximately 375 cars in the south lot, with seating allowed in, on, or in front of vehicles.
Nick Cordero, Broadway Actor Who Battled COVID-19, Has Died At Age 41, Wife SaysBroadway actor Nick Cordero, who had been hospitalized for three months and had his leg amputated after contracting the coronavirus, has died, his wife, Amanda Kloots, said Sunday. He was 41.
Illinois Seeking New Poet Laureate, State's 1st Since 2017Nominees must be Illinois residents and have a publication history of poems and/or books and a record of being active in Illinois' literacy community.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: RockoRocko's foster family mention he does a funny dance when you scratch the right spot.
Amy Smart On 'DC's Stargirl': 'It's Pure Entertainment'Amy Smart discusses her role as Barbara on The CW's 'DC's Stargirl.'
Legendary Comedian, Actor, Director Carl Reiner Dead At 98Reiner created and acted in the “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” and was famous for his partnership with Mel Brooks. He had dozens of producing, acting, writing and directing credits to his name over a career that spanned seven decades.
Chicago Jazz Legend Freddy Cole Dies At Age 88"You go through a lot to get to be the musician that I am right now. But I made it through."
Natalie Dormer And Nathan Lane Talk Nailing It In 'Penny Dreadful: City Of Angels': 'A Great Challenge And A Lot Of Fun'Natalie Dormer and Nathan Lane discuss quarantine and the season one finale of 'Penny Dreadful: City Of Angels' on SHOWTIME.
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter To Receive Humanitarian Award At 'BET Awards 2020'Beyoncé Knowles-Carter will receive a humanitarian award at the BET Awards 2020.
Chicago Mural 'Rebirth' Celebrates LGBTQ Pride, Breaking Barriers"This work is not just opening a dialogue about homophobia but queer artists are creating anti-racist platforms, programming and artwork, fighting against transphobia and generally creating work that supports all marginalized groups."
Chicago's Shedd Aquarium Reopens July 3rdSocial distancing and face masks will be required and aquatic presentations will be temporarily paused to reduce large groups.
Questlove, YG, Nas And Public Enemy Among Newly Announced BET Awards PerformersThe BET Awards have announced more performers for this weekend's ceremony including Black Thought, Jay Rock and Karen Clark Shead.
Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venues Like His Can't Make It Under Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions, Are In Danger Of ClosingAs Chicago gears up for Phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan this Friday, the owners of the city’s storied performance and music venues say they still can’t make it with those restrictions.
After Worry On Social Media, Metro Concert Venue Points Out That It Has Not Permanently ClosedFollowing a panic on social media Tuesday, the iconic concert venue the Metro reassured the public that it remains in business.