CNN's Chris Cuomo tests positive for Covid-19, will keep working from home
Chris Cuomo, the CNN anchor and brother of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, has tested positive for Covid-19 and showed some symptoms but plans to keep working from home.
Virtual dinner parties help people fight isolation during coronavirus outbreakNot being able to share meals with friends and family has been one of the most disconcerting effects of the coronavirus. But many people have turned to platforms such as Zoom and Google Hangouts to enjoy dinner with friends while social distancing.
A song to make you smile: 'The Best' by Tina TurnerHere's a song chosen to help lift you out of your coronavirus funk.
Today's Recommended Read: "The Long, Dark Teatime Of The Soul" by Douglas Adams"The Long, Dark Teatime Of The Soul," the second installment in Douglas Adams' Dirk Gently series, sweeps readers into a tale of glamour, greed, nonsense and world-weary Norse gods.
Feder: Stylz & Roman reunite on 'Uncensored' podcastStylz & Roman are back. Nearly a year after they left Chicago radio, the popular duo of Doug Stylz and Justin Roman have reunited on a twice-weekly podcast, Robert Feder writes. "Stylz & Roman Uncensored," featuring Cat Kennebeck as a regular contributor, debuted this week with Ryan Chiaverini of "Windy City Live" among their first guests.
Naperville man to compete on 'Jeopardy!'Hemant Mehta, a blogger from Naperville, will compete in Wednesday's episode of "Jeopardy!"
Naperville, Orlando promoters planning online Isolation Music FestivalThe first Isolation Music Festival on April 18 and 19 will bring livestreamed concerts to brighten spirits and give up-and-coming artists ways to perform.
Restaurants are hurting, and so are suburbs' sales tax haulsRestaurants and bars contribute about $2 million a week in sales taxes to 83 suburbs, which stand to see big drops in that revenue source because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Not tech-savvy? Here's help for downloading books, using Zoom and talking to AlexaWith calls for social distancing, folks are shifting to technology. If you're confused about how to download library books or get Alexa to read you newspaper headlines, here are a few tips.
Wheaton actress aims to raise spirits with 'My Favorite Things' parodyWheaton theater artist and singer/songwriter Cory Goodrich responds to the precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic with a wry parody of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "My Favorite Things."
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Music and meatballsWhen I first started at The Arcada, I needed an oven to feed the bands. The only place that had enough power for the big industrial convection oven was backstage. So on many occasions, I was preparing the band meal behind the curtain on stage during their performances!
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