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Travel through American automotive history with a glimpse at an extraordinary private collection of vintage cars.
A viewer remembers helping an artist paint vivid rainbow stripes on the walls of Lower Wacker Drive as a teenager, but she can’t recall the artist’s name.
We speak with Robin Amer, the creator of a new podcast from USA Today that takes a broad look at the events that led up to the so-called Operation Silver Shovel scandal – and the fallout that continues to this day.
Chicago voters overwhelmingly favor lifting the state’s ban on rent control, but is it really the way to more affordable housing?
Geoffrey Baer floats through a bygone colony of houseboats that once populated our city’s favorite Y-shaped waterway in this encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.
Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, is increasingly being used to treat a range of ailments, from basic pain to rheumatoid arthritis to, in one Schaumburg child’s case, epilepsy.
The city acknowledges elevated levels of lead in some homes. How concerned should Chicagoans be about the safety of their tap water?
Chicagoans hear about Thorndale Avenue all the time in traffic reports, and a viewer wonders why. Geoffrey Baer speeds by with the story in this encore edition of “Ask Geoffrey.”
After a five-year hiatus, Alpana Singh returns to the weekly restaurant review show. She tells us about the upcoming season that debuts Friday on WTTW.
A viewer remembers a tall and terrifying bear in the former Marshall Field’s building. Was this just a figment of a child’s imagination?
Geoffrey Baer takes a peek at a 1930s burlesque-style show and remembers the Chicago Daily News sporting events of yesteryear in this encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.
With its ever-changing demographics, Chicago has seen many churches close in the last 50 years. A viewer wants to know what happens to the art and sculptures inside those churches as they near their last days.
A rash of crimes committed this summer by people riding the chunky blue bikes has drawn attention to an epidemic of Divvy bike theft. We get the latest from John Greenfield, editor of Streetsblog Chicago.
A viewer wants to know why the towers atop an iconic Chicago skyscraper have changed height. Geoffrey Baer proves himself equal to the task in this encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.
The Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability has proposed a seven-member civilian board with the power to hire and fire Chicago’s police superintendent and have final say on police policy.
Research conducted by auditory neuroscientists at Northwestern University reveals that studying how the brain processes sound could provide an objective way to diagnose concussions.
For the second time in U.S. history, a Supreme Court nominee stands accused of sexual assault. What the allegations mean for Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination.
Meet the South Side native whose line dance became a worldwide phenomenon.
A viewer spots a Blue Island building with an image of three chain links on its facade. Geoffrey Baer has the scoop on the odd fellows behind that insignia in this encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.
What became of the Loop restaurant where Mayor Richard J. Daley had his power breakfasts? Geoffrey Baer has the story in this encore edition of “Ask Geoffrey.”
Geoffrey Baer brings us the history of the Chicago Motor Club and its bygone penchant for posting traffic signs in the public way in this encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.