<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcchicago.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago https://www.nbcchicago.com en-usMon, 24 Sep 2018 18:54:10 -0500Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:54:10 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[In Photos: Body Paint Artist Makes Models Disappear]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:59:03 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bodyartthumbnail.jpg

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Trina Merry]]>
<![CDATA[The 2018 Emmys Highlights: From the Red Carpet to the Stage]]> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:32:13 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/emmys-thumb-update.jpg
Stars walk the red carpet in preparation for the 2018 Emmy Awards.]]>
<![CDATA[Photos: Hello Kitty Cafe Opens in Southern California]]> Fri, 14 Sep 2018 22:33:32 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/JakobLayman.0818.HelloKittyCafe_012.jpg
The Hello Kitty Grand Cafe -- the first of its kind in the U.S. -- opened Friday in Irvine, California. In addition to the supercute cafe area, the eatery boasts a hidden pink oasis in the Bow Room where guests...

Photo Credit: Jakob N. Layman]]>
<![CDATA[The Best Labor Day Deals (and When to Go In-Store Over Online)]]> Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:01:22 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_18142730689001-appliance-store.jpg
Labor Day weekend often sees major sales on big-ticket items like home appliances and automobiles, and NBC Better talked to some experts to help figure out the deals that are really worth it. "If you're in the...

Photo Credit: Ted Shaffrey/AP, File]]>
<![CDATA[Spirited Sips at Disneyland Are Not Far, Far Away]]> Sat, 01 Sep 2018 16:47:23 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ogc92384092384023fi-624x352.jpg
Like brave rebel spies attempting to determine where the First Order's secret schematics are hidden, "Star Wars" fans are poring over three words in the latest post on the Disney Parks Blog. And those words are...

Photo Credit: Disneyland Resort]]>
<![CDATA[FAO Schwarz Store, and Its Iconic Piano, Returning to NYC]]> Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:56:46 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/FAO+Schwarz+Piano.jpg
FAO Schwarz is reopening in Manhattan this fall — and you could land a job dancing on its iconic piano. The fabled toy store, which closed its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in 2015, plans to reopen at...

Photo Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Photos: 19 of the Most Valuable Cars at Sotheby's Monterey Auction]]> Mon, 27 Aug 2018 18:22:22 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/193*120/monterey-auction-sothebys-1962-Ferrari-250-GTO-by-Scaglietti_0.jpg
In August 2014, a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO became the most valuable car ever sold at auction when it crossed the block in Monterey, California, for $38 million. That staggering record was shattered in August 2018 by...

Photo Credit: Patrick Ernzen ©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's]]>
<![CDATA[Jurassic Park Ride Proposal Will Leave You With a Dino-Sized Smile]]> Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:53:35 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jurassic-propose-cover.jpg

Photo Credit: Universal Studios Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[See Inside: Selena Gomez Drops Asking Price of Texas Mansion]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:37:45 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/182*120/selenaTLMDPORTADA.jpg
Pop star Selena Gomez has dropped the asking price of her luxurious mansion in Fort Worth, Texas, from $2.99 million to $2.7 million.]]>
<![CDATA[Blue Wine Is a Hit]]> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:16:45 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/blue+wine.jpg
A turquoise-colored chardonnay called "Vindigo" has been a hit at a Mediterranean resort in France.]]>
<![CDATA[Dogtographer Helps Shelter Pets Unleash Their Best Features]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:26:23 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/Spike+MSPCA.jpg
Kaylee Greer has found a way to do what she loves — and be successful. The 33-year-old North Reading, Massachusetts native is an internationally acclaimed canine photographer, traveling the world shooting dogs...

Photo Credit: Dog Breath Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Shelter Dog-Turned-Model Is 'Living His Best Life Ever']]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:48:36 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Tuco-CTS-081218.jpg
Tuco the Japanese Mastiff mix may be a supermodel on the rise, but his life hasn’t always been glitz and glamour. Tuco’s wags-to-riches story began in Texas at the Arlington Animal Services after he was...

Photo Credit: Clay Hayner photography]]>
<![CDATA[Anna Kournikova's Former Miami Beach Estate Hits Market for $14M ]]> Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:46:36 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Waterfront+of+Ana%27s+House.jpg
The Mediterranean waterfront estate in Miami Beach that was once owned by former professional tennis player Anna Kournikova is hitting the market for $14 million.

Photo Credit: Jorge Uribe with ONE Sotheby’s]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald’s Offering McGold Card, Free Food for Life ]]> Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:06:45 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-953183602+edited.jpg
International fast food giant McDonald’s announced it was giving away the “mythical” McGold Card to one lucky person — granting them free McDonald’s for life. The chain officially confirmed Thursday the ever-so...

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<![CDATA[Odd Couples: Unlikely Species Form Heartwarming Friendships]]> Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:25:49 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dallyandspankypittypiggiessplitcts.jpg
From pit bulls to ponies, owners share how they eased their animals into living in harmony — despite some obvious differences.

Photo Credit: Francesca Carsen; Kris Gamayo]]>
<![CDATA[Paw-abunga! Wave-Riding Dogs Compete in Surfing Competition]]> Tue, 07 Aug 2018 13:21:18 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dogsurfthumb.jpg
Dogs big and small gathered on the beach in Pacifica, California, Saturday for the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship.

Photo Credit: Dave Elkinson/NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Step Inside the All-Felt Grocery Store]]> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 14:04:08 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/sparrowavocados+2-horz.jpg
Artist Lucy Sparrow's "Sparrow Mart" will be on view, for free, in Downtown Los Angeles all August long.

Photo Credit: Livia Smith]]>
<![CDATA[These Cafés Serve Coffee...and Cats ]]> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 09:48:58 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/_cat-cafe-thumb.jpg
Coffee and cats? That's the name of the game with cat cafés springing up in cities and suburbs across the United States. Check out our list of U.S. cat cafés to see the one closest to you.]]>
<![CDATA[Terminally Ill Shelter Dog Checks Off Biggest Item on Bucket List: A New Home]]> Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:05:42 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/terminally+ill+dog+adopted.jpg

Photo Credit: Animal Welfare League of Arlington]]>
<![CDATA[School Supplies Cost Down as New Year Approaches: Survey]]> Wed, 01 Aug 2018 12:11:19 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/080118schoolsupplies.jpg
Back-to-school shopping isn't getting more expensive for once, according to new survey. The cost of classroom supplies dropped across every grade level ahead of the 2018-19 school year, according to the latest...

Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Stevie Ray Vaughan's Childhood Home in Dallas For Sale]]> Mon, 30 Jul 2018 17:02:16 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-602524968.jpg
If you are a fan of Stevie Ray Vaughan, you could now own his childhood home. The home, located at 2557 Glenfield Avenue in Oak Cliff is currently listed at $159,900.

Photo Credit: Paul Natkin/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Launches Its Own Currency -- the 'MacCoin']]> Mon, 30 Jul 2018 12:01:52 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cropped+mac+coin.jpg
McDonald's is launching its own currency, the MacCoin. Before you ask, no -- the fast food retailer is not getting into the cryptocurrency industry just yet. And there's only one thing you can buy with this new...

Photo Credit: McDonald's]]>
<![CDATA[It's No Stretch to Say This Disneyland Auction Is Huge]]> Sun, 26 Aug 2018 11:46:48 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/tfd0033-0204-001c-side.jpg
Owning an original Haunted Mansion stretching portrait? It could happen, if you're the highest bidder for one of these treasures at That's From Disneyland!, the Van Eaton Galleries auction set for late August.

Photo Credit: Van Eaton Galleries]]>
<![CDATA[10 Most Common Dog Breeds in Shelters]]> Wed, 25 Jul 2018 08:56:29 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/bulldog-GettyImages-97219101.jpg
Looking to adopt a shelter dog? Here are the 10 most common dog breeds you'll find in shelters across America. The list is based on information from PetBreeds, a pet research website, which compiled the...

Photo Credit: NY Daily News via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[This Week Brings the Century's Longest Total Lunar Eclipse]]> Mon, 23 Jul 2018 12:17:49 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_18031626405109-Red-Moon-Eclipse.jpg
This week will bring the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century, one that will turn the moon red in the night sky, NBC News' Mach reports. The Earth's shadow will fully engulf the moon for 1 hour...

Photo Credit: Emrah Gurel/AP, File]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Friday Highlights]]> Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:08:01 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1002816192.jpg
The second day of 2018 Comic-Con International: San Diego featured more exciting programs and pop-up events. Writers and celebrities spoke at panels, and the IMDb Yacht continued to sail.

Photo Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Spotted at Comic-Con: Scenes From The Convention Center]]> Sun, 22 Jul 2018 14:59:40 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/SAN+DIEGO+COMIC+CON+2018+SCENE+10-SIZED.jpg
Every year, people from around the world flock to San Diego to attend Comic-Con. Inside the Convention Center, it's a world of bright lights, beautiful costumes and tons of goodies.

Photo Credit: Samantha Tatro]]>
<![CDATA[Costumes of San Diego Comic-Con 2018]]> Sun, 22 Jul 2018 07:11:30 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/COMIC+CON+COSTUMES+2018+13.jpg
Sporting spandex, capes, wigs, masks and makeup, fans descended on San Diego Comic-Con International 2018. The 49th annual pop culture and comic book convention is known for inspiring incredible costumes. Here's

Photo Credit: Samantha Tatro]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Thursday Highlights]]> Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:55:08 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1001906934.jpg
Celebrities spoke on panels hosted at convention centers, hotels and yachts on July 19, 2018, the first day of Comic-Con International 2018. Guests and celebrities also enjoyed pop-up events and lounges...

Photo Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[The Best Hats at San Diego's Famed Del Mar Opening Day]]> Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:31:53 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Hat-Contest-Winner-2018.jpg
For the past 24 years, Del Mar's Opening Day has been all about the hats. Each year, hundreds of race track guests come to showcase their fanciest, most creative toppers. Here's a look at the hats that...

Photo Credit: Del Mar Thoroughbred Club ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday, Disneyland: Photos From Opening Day]]> Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:34:51 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/222*120/disneyland-opening-1955.jpg
On July 17, 1955, Southern California unveiled the Happiest Place on Earth with the opening of Disneyland Park in Anaheim. The iconic theme park at 1313 Disneyland Drive, a sprawling area covered with orange...

Photo Credit: Disneyland Resort]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon Prime Day Brings Deals, But Also an Outage]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:50:55 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/amazonGettyImages-938685102.jpg
Amazon Prime Day 2018 started on July 16 at 3 p.m. ET, although an outage brought error messages to some shoppers. Today.com has done a round-up of good deals and will keep updating this page as new top...

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<![CDATA[Beach Tips: How to Hide Your Money, Keys]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:33:53 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Protecting_Your_Belongings_This_Summer.jpg
Lower Gwynedd Township Police Officer Beth Sanborn gives some tips on how you can protect your belongings during a trip to the beach or lake. Bottles with false bottoms are a quick and easy place to conceal...]]>
<![CDATA[Drake Wowed by Lollipop Magic Trick]]> Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:27:15 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_DRAKE_MAGIC_TRICK_1-153143235797300002.jpg
Magician Julius Dein shocked Drake with a trick involving a lollipop and a superhero. Take a look and see if you are as surprised as the rapper.]]>