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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 11:15 AM CDT

Lilly Pulitzer Target Collection Sparks Shopping Frenzy

Lilly Pulitzer's highly anticipated Target collection debut led to disappointment for many shoppers. For many fans, the Sunday release was filled more with long lines, empty racks and website problems than... »

Kanye West to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Kanye West to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Rap’s infamous college dropout Kanye West will receive an honorary doctorate degree from the Art Institute of Chicago on May 5. »

Dairy Queen Free Cone Day

Dairy Queen Free Cone Day

Dairy Queen is celebrating 75 years in business with a Free Cone Day. On Monday, March 16, the chain, which was founded in 1940, will be handing out soft-serve vanilla cones, the classic bread-and-butter of the... »

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Flash Survey: Are You Celebrating St. Patrick's Day?

With parades, the annual dying of the Chicago River and numerous pub crawls, St. Patrick's Day is a big day for merriment and celebration. »

Soldier Field to Allow Tailgating for Grateful Dead Fans

Soldier Field to Allow Tailgating for Grateful Dead Fans

Looks like this town has a little heart—Grateful Dead fans in Chicago may not be able to camp at Soldier Field for the band’s “Fare Thee Well” tour, but they’ll at least be able to walk down Shakedown Street. »

Free Dairy Queen Cones, and More Free Treats

Free Dairy Queen Cones, and More Free Treats

Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream cones Monday to celebrate its 75th anniversary Monday, days before spring officially begins. »

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St. Pat's Parade Queen Visits NBC 5

Lauren Corry, the queen of Chicago's St. Patrick's Day Parade, is an art teacher from Wheaton. »

Cards Against Humanity Can Now Be Played Online

Cards Against Humanity Can Now Be Played Online

Oh the humanity! Cards Against Humanity has gone digital. »

Love Peeps? New Milk Line Inspired by Marshmallow Treats

Love Peeps? New Milk Line Inspired by Marshmallow Treats

Now you can eat your peeps and drink them, too. Prairie Farms, a dairy company in Illinois, has teamed up with Peeps to deliver peeps-flavored milk. »

Which Ravinia Festival Act Most Excites You?

Which Ravinia Festival Act Most Excites You?

Event promoters were out Thursday with their calendar for the summer festival season. »

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