| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The guest artist for this contest is Phil Ponce, host of WTTW's "Chicago Tonight."
There are two ways to enter. Send your submissions to email@example.com or leave your caption in the comments below. Deadline for entries is noon on Friday....
| Feb 9, 2014
Mary Frances Veeck had to think about the question for a few seconds: How would her late husband of 35 years, the legendary baseball executive Bill Veeck, handle being 100 years old?
"Bill at 100?" she finally responded during a recent phone interview...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:21 AM
Republican governor hopeful Kirk Dillard on Monday rolled out a plan to reduce the state gas tax and borrow money to repair roads and bridges, but the candidate was unable to offer much in the way of specifics and contradicted himself on exactly what he...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:32 PM
A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. " The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Exam (SAGE) is designed to detect early signs of...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception.
Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:32 PM
I'm going to be on "Chicago Tonight" this evening (7 p.m. WTTW Ch. 11) to discuss/debate the new season of 'Downton Abbey.' I'm still watching -- my wife bailed out in the middle of the season premier last week --......
| Dec 18, 2013
| 3:41 PM
TV is getting exciting again after the holiday lull. "Justified," "Cougar Town," "Shameless" and "Girls" return with new seasons, while "Chicago P.D.," "True Detective" and "The Spoils of Babylon" debut the week of Jan. 6 to 12.
For a more complete...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:39 PM
A 2013 Golden Apple Foundation award-winner for excellence in teaching, Maine West High School art teacher Greg Regaldo was recently recognized for his achievements on a local level by Maine Township District 207 Superintendent Dr. Ken Wallace.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:29 PM
"Downton Abbey" won't be back until Jan. 5, but PBS is teasing us in December with "Return to Downton Abbey," a special about the first three seasons airing Dec. 1.
A few new series and miniseries will premiere this December among all the holiday...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The holiday season is in full swing on TV. From "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" to "A Christmas Story" and beyond, here's a schedule of when your favorite holiday classics and new specials will be on TV. (I'll add more as I find them.)
| Nov 3, 2013
One night in Chicago, a young man turns on a television set — which is unusual, since he isn't much of a TV watcher, preferring books instead — and finds himself transfixed by the host of a local restaurant review program. She's a well-known...