<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcchicago.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago https://www.nbcchicago.comen-usWed, 13 Dec 2017 11:01:06 -0600Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:01:06 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Photos: Inside Elvis and Priscilla Presley's Honeymoon Home]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:36:58 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/knbc-elvis-presley-palm-springs-home-tn.jpg
Elvis Presley's honeymoon hideaway in the Southern California desert is back on the market.

Photo Credit: The Associated Press/Rodeo Realty]]>
<![CDATA[Toddler's Distress Signal From Mall Santa's Lap Goes Viral]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:47:18 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kerry-spencer-santa.jpg
A mother in Utah taught both of her children to sign using American Sign Language before they could speak. What she didn't expect was for her son to use his skill to communicate that he really didn't enjoy...

Photo Credit: Kerry Spencer | NBC 5 News
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<![CDATA[See Inside the $2.5 Million ‘Saturday Night Fever’ House]]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:25:40 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/saturday+night+live+house.jpg
The Bay Ridge house from the iconic disco film “Saturday Night Fever” is up for sale.

Photo Credit: AP/Ben Bay Realty Co.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: National Zoo Pandas Tumble and Play in the Snow]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:23:28 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/166*120/5372165463_c280e3e589_z.jpg
After a weekend filled with snowflakes, hibernating and binge-watching - it's back to the daily grind. Getting some Monday motivation is never easy, but there's one thing that may get you into better spirits:...

Photo Credit: Smithsonian Institution
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<![CDATA[Legendary Toy Store FAO Schwarz to Get New Home in NYC]]> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:12:28 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-56273259.jpg
Two years after it closed its famed location on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is reopening a new store in the heart of Midtown, according to reports. The iconic toy store will be moving to a new space at 30...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bride: UPS Lost My Dream Dress Weeks Before the Wedding]]> Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:58:09 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/120517+lost+wedding+dress.jpg
Just weeks before a Virginia woman's wedding, UPS lost the dress of her dreams, but it looks like this story might have a happy ending. Elementary school teacher Mashaell Abedy couldn't believe her luck...

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Mashaell Abedy
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<![CDATA[Blue Bell Ice Cream Fans Upset Over Sold Out Christmas Flavor]]> Mon, 04 Dec 2017 09:12:28 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/170*120/CHRISTMAS+COOKIES.jpg
Blue Bell Ice Cream fans have taken to social media, expressing disappointment over this year's Christmas flavor that's already sold out.

Photo Credit: Blue Bell Ice Cream
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<![CDATA[How to Pick the Perfect Christmas Tree]]> Sat, 02 Dec 2017 10:00:02 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Produce_Pete_Christmas_Trees.jpg
Produce Pete explains how to pick the perfect tree and how to care for it when you get home.]]>
<![CDATA[Jane Fonda Parts Ways With Her Swanky Beverly Hills Pad]]> Fri, 01 Dec 2017 22:11:48 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/knbc-jane-fonda-beverly-hills-house-tn.jpg
The two-time Oscar winner says she and her partner Richard Perry browsed through more than 30 houses before they purchased the two-story home in the celebrity-rich enclave of Trousdale Estates.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Marc Angeles - Unlimited Style Photography]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH LIVE: Rockefeller Center Tree Cam]]> Tue, 05 Dec 2017 07:08:10 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rockefeller-tree-plaza-cam-1129.jpg
Watch a live feed of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree around the clock.]]>
<![CDATA[For $250M, You Could Buy T. Boone Pickens' Texas Ranch]]> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 20:18:27 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/188*120/_MG_0845_A.jpg
Famed oilfield wildcatter, financier and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens is selling his prized ranch, which covers more than 100 square miles in the Texas Panhandle, for $250 million.

Photo Credit: Mesa Vista Ranch]]>
<![CDATA[Rihanna's Beautiful NYC Penthouse for Sale for $16.95M]]> Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:16:49 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rihannas+bed+cropped.jpg
See inside Rihanna's New York City penthouse as it goes up for sale.]]>
<![CDATA[Giving Tuesday: What to Know Before You Donate]]> Tue, 28 Nov 2017 19:57:59 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/giving+tuesday+page.png
As thousands prepare to give on Tuesday, officials are warning holiday donors to make sure they aren’t giving their money to scams.

Photo Credit: https://www.givingtuesday.org/]]>
<![CDATA[Beware Store Makeup Samples That May Harbor Harmful Bacteria]]> Mon, 27 Nov 2017 12:46:31 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tester-makeup.jpg
Contracting the herpes virus from sampling lipstick at a cosmetics store, as one woman has filed a lawsuit alleging happened to her, is "absolutely possible," according to a dermatologist who spoke to "Today"...

Photo Credit: Today
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<![CDATA[St. Nick Trick: USPS Lets Kids Get Replies Mailed From Santa]]> Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:54:58 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/156628983-Santa-Claus-Replies-to-Letters.jpg
Want to give your kids a little extra Christmas magic this year? Now you can have a reply sent with a postmark from the North Pole to their letter to Santa Claus, through the U.S.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[Lines Down NYC Street for Pornhub's Fashion Store Opening]]> Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:58:44 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/PORNHUB+DEBUTS+SOHO+-+15554104_WNBC_000000018786536.jpg
New York's Wooster Street is home to some of the world's most coveted luxury fashion brands. But a line down the street on Friday wasn't to get into Moschino or Céline; it was for the fashion pop-up store of...]]>
<![CDATA[Need Ideas for Turkey Day Leftovers? Try 'The Gobbler']]> Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:45:33 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/IMG_05051.jpg
The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but that doesn't mean there isn't any food left to go around. New York City eatery Made Nice has come up with a recipe for a day-after sandwich that's almost as good as...

Photo Credit: Noa Halff]]>
<![CDATA[Here's What NYC's $76,000 Thanksgiving Dinner Includes]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:22:42 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/most-expensive-turkey-1122.jpg
Think your Thanksgiving spread is going to be extravagant? It's got nothing on one New York City restaurant's turkey day offering. CNBC reports that The Old Homestead Steakhouse is offering a $76,000...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Through the Years]]> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:59:05 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cmscroppedparadetbt.jpg
The iconic Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is kicking off the holiday season Thursday for the 91st year in a row.]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Gift Guide: Fun With Tech]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:55:02 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/188*120/flexi-cam-translator.jpg
Whether we like it or not, technology finds its way into all parts of our lives. From entertainment to health to home security, electronic devices are there to make things sound better, encourage us to...

Photo Credit: Tend]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Gift Guide: From Video Games to Board Games]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:32:41 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/185*120/Switch_SuperMarioOdysseyEdition_pkg_01.jpg
This holiday season, buying a gift for a gamer has never been easier while simultaneously being tougher because of all the great choices available. From more powerful video game consoles to mysterious board...

Photo Credit: Nintendo of America]]>
<![CDATA[Widow of Grateful Dead's Longtime Lawyer Auctions Rare Items]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:06:47 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/182*120/Grateful+Dead+Banners+1989.jpg
The widow of the Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band.

Photo Credit: Stremmel Auctions]]>
<![CDATA[SEE INSIDE: Aaron Hernandez's Home Sold for $1M]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:43:36 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/182*120/a211.jpg
Aaron Hernandez's former mansion in North Attleborough, Massachusetts, has been sold for $1 million to a real estate investor. The Boston Herald reports that Arif Khan bought the home for about $300,000...

Photo Credit: Keller Williams Realty]]>
<![CDATA[This Flamin' Hot Turkey Will Spice Up Your Thanksgiving]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:36:36 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Cheetos+Turkey.jpg
Imagine sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner in your elastic waistband pants to enjoy mom's delicious mash potatoes with gravy, green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, cranberry sauce, and: a juicy Flamin'...

Photo Credit: Reynolds Kitchens]]>
<![CDATA[Know Your American Pizza Types by Region]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:52:29 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+PIZZA+BY+REGION+THUMB.jpg
A staffer for NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio nearly caused a citywide uproar when he tweeted out that he preferred Chicago-style deep dish pizza over New York City's famous slice. And whether you prefer a cracker...]]>
<![CDATA[These Are the Best Credit Cards to Use for Holiday Shopping: Study]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:25:11 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-453488546.jpg
It's that time of year again, and with a third of Americans planning to spend at least $500 on holiday shopping this season, according to WalletHub, many are looking for deals.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Here’s How to Cook Your Holiday Turkey Safely]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:28:35 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-11-15+at+9.23.48+AM.png
Follow these tips to ensure your holiday turkey is both safe and delicious.]]>
<![CDATA[Top 10 Black Friday Retailers Revealed (And Traps to Avoid)]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:17:34 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-453488546.jpg
Black Friday is nearly upon us, and holiday shoppers everywhere are no doubt twitchy with anticipation. But how best to focus one's efforts?

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Which One Has to Go? Little Debbie Hints at Treat Change]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 08:36:49 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/little-debbie-twitter.jpg
A popular snack food brand is publishing cryptic hints that it could be eliminating one of its treats from store shelves.

Photo Credit: @LittleDebbie
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<![CDATA[Comedian Mike Myers Lists NYC Penthouse for $13.95M ]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:54:32 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Mike+Meyers+Penthousepsd.jpg
Comedian Mike Myers' stunning Soho penthouse has gone on the market, listed with a price tag of $13.95 million.

Photo Credit: Tim Waltman of Evan Joseph Images for Compass/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[You Can Really Have Breakfast at Tiffany's]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:04:48 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tiffany+ny.jpg
You can actually have breakfast at Tiffany's. The luxury jeweler introduced its "first ever retail dining concept," called The Blue Box Cafe, earlier this week as it unveiled a fourth-floor renovation of...

Photo Credit: Tiffany & Co.]]>
<![CDATA['Mad Men' Star Jon Hamm Lists NYC Penthouse for Rent]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 12:43:29 -0600 see the full listing with Corcoran here. ]]> see the full listing with Corcoran here. ]]> https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hammpenthouse14.jpg
"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm's sublime Upper West Side penthouse is available for rent starting in December at $14,955 a month. Take a look inside.

Photo Credit: Corcoran]]>
<![CDATA[Farewell to Disney's California Screamin' Coaster]]> Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:10:11 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/197*120/PixarPier_Birds-Eye-750x422.jpg
It's the end of an era for Disney California Adventure as the Anaheim park says farewell to its coaster California Screamin' to make way for a Pixar-themed ride, the park announced Thursday.

Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog
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<![CDATA[New Razer Phone Offers Gaming With Powerful Display: Review]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 19:17:13 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/razor+phone.jpg
A new smartphone wants to raise the level of mobile gaming with a bolder display and more power. The Razer Phone, an Android smartphone, boasts a 120Hz display and a large battery to keep users energized...

Photo Credit: Razer]]>
<![CDATA[New $200 Sam Adams Beer Is Illegal in 12 States]]> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 12:24:25 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/utopias.png
Samuel Adams just released a new limited-edition beer with an alcohol content so high, it is illegal to sell in 12 states.

Photo Credit: Samuel Adams]]>
<![CDATA[Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Selected]]> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 07:28:13 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-10-30+at+3.55.21+PM.png
A giant Norway Spruce from State College, Pennsylvania, has been selected as the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Here's a closer look at the majestic tree.]]>
<![CDATA[Teal Pumpkins Help Allergic Kids Feel Included]]> Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:30:10 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-10-30+at+1.10.36+PM.png
Residents are putting out teal pumpkins to help kids with allergies know where they can find treats they can enjoy.]]>