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 Arrested After Hostage Situation in Bedford Park

Man Arrested After Hostage Situation in Bedford Park

A hostage situation was reported Monday afternoon in southwest suburban Bedford Park.

Bears vs. Jets: 3 Keys to a Chicago Bears Victory

Bears vs. Jets: 3 Keys to a Chicago Bears Victory

The Chicago Bears will look to win their second game in a row as they take on the New York Jets Monday night, and Grizzly Detail has the winning formula for the Monsters of the Midway.

Women Sexually Assaulted in 2 Chicago Neighborhoods

Women Sexually Assaulted in 2 Chicago Neighborhoods

A 27-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side last Sunday, police said.

Suspect in Brutal Joliet Slayings Waives Right to Jury Trial

Suspect in Brutal Joliet Slayings Waives Right to Jury Trial

A murder suspect described by a co-defendant as a "ringleader" in the gruesome 2013 slaying of two young men in Joliet is set to go on trial.

Missing Afghan Soldiers Found Trying to Cross Into Canada

Missing Afghan Soldiers Found Trying to Cross Into Canada

The three missing Afghanistan National Army soldiers who went missing on Cape Cod have been found trying to cross into Canada at the Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls, a top Massachusetts law enforcement...

Kanye West Performs Surprise Set at Chicago Festival

Kanye West Performs Surprise Set at Chicago Festival

Chicago literally waited until summer's last gasp to put on one of the best music festivals of the season featuring the biggest hip hop acts the city has ever produced.