May 31, 2010

How Do They Put the Blackhawks Logo on a Skyscraper?

How Do They Put the Blackhawks Logo on a Skyscraper?

The man who decorates the CNA Building has only two tools: windows and lights.

May 20, 2010

How Does Buckingham Fountain Work?

How Does Buckingham Fountain Work?

Dive in and get a hands-on look at running the powerhouse that fuels the fountain.

May 15, 2010

How Do Buses, Trains Get Wrapped in Ads?

How Do Buses, Trains Get Wrapped in Ads?

No, it's not giant shrink-wrap.

May 6, 2010

Why Do Golf Courses Have 18 Holes?

Why Do Golf Courses Have 18 Holes?

Truth be known, it wasn't always that way.

Apr 1, 2010

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?

Get to the root of the issue.

Jan 22, 2010

Test Driving the Tesla

Test Driving the Tesla

The high-end electric car company opened its first Chicago store this week.

Jan 8, 2010

Snow Parking: Do I Have To Pay?

Snow Parking: Do I Have To Pay?

Yes. Sorta.

Dec 18, 2009

Why Are There Four Time Zones in the U.S.?

Why Are There Four Time Zones in the U.S.?

There was a time when there were 27 different local times in Illinois. Something had to be done to bring order to the chaos, and it was done right here in Chicago.

Dec 11, 2009

Why is Christmas on December 25?

Why is Christmas on December 25?

Christmas is a day to celebrate many things. But who picked December 25th as the official holiday.

Nov 25, 2009

The Twelve Days of Calorie Counting

The Twelve Days of Calorie Counting

We count them and we try to reduce them, but how do we know how many calories are in our food?

Top Stories
Protestors Shut Down Northbound Michigan Avenue

Protestors Shut Down Northbound Michigan Avenue

A group of about 50 protesters caused Northbound Michigan Avenue to be shut down during rush hour Thursday night.

Warm-Up Could Bring 60-Degree Temps Next Week

Warm-Up Could Bring 60-Degree Temps Next Week

With a significant warm-up on the way, this week could be the last time Chicago sees snow on the ground this year.

87-Year-Old Home Makes Slow Trek to New Lot

87-Year-Old Home Makes Slow Trek to New Lot

Thursday was moving day in Wilmette and Evanston as a Prairie-style home, saved from demolition, found a new resting place.

Ravinia Releases 2015 Summer Schedule

Ravinia Releases 2015 Summer Schedule

There seems to be something for every music lover on the Ravinia Festival calendar, released Thursday.

Harrison Ford Hurt in Plane Crash on SoCal Golf Course

Harrison Ford Hurt in Plane Crash on SoCal Golf Course

Actor Harrison Ford was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after a single-engine plane he was piloting crashed onto a Venice golf course shortly after takeoff. Residents are being asked to avoid the area...

Bears Explore Trade Options for Marshall: Report

Bears Explore Trade Options for Marshall: Report

With just one week to go before his 2015 salary becomes fully guaranteed, the Chicago Bears are reportedly exploring trade options for wide receiver Brandon Marshall.