Some suburban movie theaters reopen, while others hold off
Several suburban movie theaters reopened Friday with a mix of new and classic films after the Illinois Department of Public Health relaxed some COVID-19 health and safety mitigations.
Elgin blues and gospel singer who died of COVID-19 remembered as a pillar of faithElgin blues singer Annie Young, longtime member of the Vineyard Church and leader of her own gospel blues band, died earlier this month of COVID-19
Tom Brokaw says he's retiring from NBC News after 55 yearsNBC News veteran Tom Brokaw said Friday that he is retiring from the network after 55 years. Brokaw, author of "The Greatest Generation," was NBC's lead anchor at "Nightly News" and for big events for more than 20 years before giving way to Brian Williams in 2004.
Steppenwolf playwright, electronic music composer collaborate on illustrated shortA childhood memory inspired playwright Rajiv Joseph's animated short "Red Folder," premiering as part of Steppenwolf Theatre's virtual series.
A showdown at the border ends in tragedy in film 'No Man's Land'Border tensions are boiled down to two families in "No Man's Land," an uneven independent thriller starring Jake Allyn and George Lopez.
Feder: NBC Sports Chicago cuts Bears, Blackhawks writersAnother bloodletting at NBC Sports Chicago cost the jobs of at least three writers Thursday and elicited another "no comment" from the regional sports network.
Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels showsDave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday in Austin, Texas, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said.
Escape winter with tropical takeout, island cocktails from suburban restaurantsIf COVID-19 dashed your dream of a beach getaway this winter, you can at least enjoy a taste of the tropics with takeout from island-themed suburban restaurants.
Netflix film 'The White Tiger' offers biting epic of modern-day IndiaAdarsh Gourav gives a charismatic performance as a chauffeur to a corrupt landlord in the Netflix film "The White Tiger," a dynamic portrait of India and the caste system.
New to streaming this week: 'The White Tiger,' 'Our Friend' and more"The White Tiger" starring Priyanka Chopra Jonas debuts on Netflix Friday, the Diane Lane and Kevin Costner film "Let Him Go" finally comes to streaming and "Our Friend" with Casey Affleck and Dakota Johnson is out on demand starting Friday.
Teriyaki Madness, Raising Cane's opening in Gurnee this yearTwo new chain restaurants -- Teriyaki Madness and Raising Cane's -- are expected to open in Gurnee this year.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Backstage (and behind the bar)Who would have thought Prohibition would be so "cool?" Along with that came the first "speak-easies," which helped shape the era of the Roaring Twenties. About four years ago, I wanted to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Arcada Theatre, so I opened a speak-easy upstairs.
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