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 22, 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 28, 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?

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Man Discovers Dad's Killer Coaching Youth Baseball

Man Discovers Dad's Killer Coaching Youth Baseball

Joey Mathews wants Babe Ruth League board members dismissed and changes to be made in bylaws.

Chicago City Council Poised to Increase Phone Tax

Chicago City Council Poised to Increase Phone Tax

Phone surcharge will increase from $2.50 a month to $3.90.

Rahm's Numbers Improve in Latest Mayoral Poll

Rahm's Numbers Improve in Latest Mayoral Poll

Poll shows Rahm beating potential opponent Karen Lewis by 12 points in mayoral race.

Walgreens Considers Moving Headquarters to Switzerland

Walgreens Considers Moving Headquarters to Switzerland

Sen. Dick Durbin proposes bill that would shut off federal contracts to companies leaving the U.S.

Naperville Leaders Consider Closing Bars Earlier

Naperville Leaders Consider Closing Bars Earlier

Some city councilmembers concerned about increased late night violence and suspected DUI fatal crash earlier this month.

Home Burglary Suspect Caught on Surveillance Video

Home Burglary Suspect Caught on Surveillance Video

Police are searching for a “person of interest” who is suspected in several burglaries in Long Beach, Indiana.