Did America have a woman president nearly a century ago? The author of a new book argues that President Woodrow Wilson’s wife Edith was more than a first lady.
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Before the locker room champagne showers, there were 10 innings of fever-pitch drama. We take you through the twists and turns of World Series Game 7.
Secret handshakes, arcane symbols and initiation rites are all hallmarks of the Freemasons, an organization shrouded in mystery. Geoffrey Baer talks about the Freemasons and their history in Chicago.
Clinton’s emails and Trump’s taxes are dogging their respective campaigns. A look at the latest developments in the presidential election.
Ghouls, wounds and zombies are just another day at the office for an Albany Park special effects shop.
The Cubs face another do-or-die game Tuesday night in Cleveland. What did this weekend's home games mean for the local economy?
Geoffrey Baer answers your questions about Navy Pier and previews his new documentary about the Pier that premieres Thursday night.
Our story on the state closure of emission testing facilities within the city of Chicago got viewers talking. Hear what they had to say when we read feedback from the Chicago Tonight website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
They're still lovable, but they're not losers anymore! Previewing the Cubs vs. Indians World Series and what it all means for Chicago.
An alderman’s plans for extending the 606 bike trail got viewers talking. Hear what they had to say when we read feedback from the Chicago Tonight website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Lake Calumet has changed shape and purpose many times over the years. Geoffrey Baer takes a look at its past and future in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.
A new book gives the inside scoop on some of Chicago’s most beautiful buildings.
Just what genre is the new movie about House Speaker Michael Madigan? Hear what viewers had to say when we read feedback from the Chicago Tonight website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
The Cubs begin their quest to end a 108-year drought. The team’s broadcaster Jim Deshaies is here to talk Cub-tober.
In this week's edition of “Ask Geoffrey,” find out the “hole” story about the spire that was not to be.
Hear what viewers had to say about the new water tax hike and our recent interview with Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli when we read feedback from the "Chicago Tonight" website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
An African-American movie studio in Logan Square made silent films that got people talking, but for all the wrong reasons. Geoffrey Baer shares the story of Ebony Films and more in this week's encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.
Our summer series of politically inspired cocktails has come to an end but goes out with a bang as we look back at a man who encompassed just about everything wrong with Chicago politics – longtime alderman Fred Bruno Roti.
Not that long ago, air pollution from burning coal made the Windy City more like the Smoggy City. Geoffrey Baer tells us how Chicago cleaned up its act, and shares other stories about Chicago history in this encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.