| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
To me, a kid growing up in the 1960s and '70s, Skokie seemed like any other suburb, its tidy houses sitting on impeccably manicured lawns.
Sure, on Friday nights and Saturday mornings you'd sometimes see Hasidic Jews strolling to and from synagogue....
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:20 PM
I would not presume to know, at any point during her 83 years on this planet, what Vivian Maier was thinking. But since she died in 2009, I suppose it's OK to make a leap and say that she would be made very uneasy and perhaps downright uncomfortable...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:41 PM
ESPN's "Octomom" family of networks hopes you enjoy this year's cavalcade of commercials and center snaps as it furiously tries to secure the two games it doesn't broadcast.
Conspicuously missing from the lineup is Ohio State (12-0) vs. Louisiana Tech...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:33 AM
5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter
5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life
6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour
6:30 - 11 a.m. Dean Richards
9:35 a.m. On the busiest day for return flights during the Thanksgiving Weekend, get tips to minimize...
| Nov 25, 2012
Local media personalities were the stars of the show for Newsapalooza, a benefit held Nov. 10 at Park West. More than 500 guests attended this third annual variety show that featured Grammy winner and Chicago native Richard Marx, who served as the musical...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:49 PM
"I really do believe these people would have gotten away with murdering me if it would not have been for what you guys did — for being there in the beginning and getting this whole thing on tape so the rest of the world sees what's happening." That'...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Rose Marie Economou always used the contacts she made over a storied career in broadcasting to help aspiring Columbia College Chicago students create a career …...
| Mar 4, 2012
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city.
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:32 PM
In hosting a panel of aldermen on "Chicago Tonight" yesterday evening, WTTW-Ch. 11's Carol Marin asked about a proposal in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's budget that would require churches and not-for-profits to begin paying their water bills. Here is how the......
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Wednesday's print column expands on an earlier post here Robert Kelly was indignant: “Mr. Claypool says when we work our birthday, we get 21/2 times rate,” he said. “We don’t!” Kelly is president of Amalgamated Transit...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Tonight at 8 p.m. on WTTW-Ch. 11: The Hayloft Gang: The Story of the National Barn Dance, a renown weekly broadcast on Chicago's WLS-AM from 1924 to 1960 and on WGN AM until 1971. The narrator is public radio's Garrison......