Stories by Steffie Drucker

One of WTTW's First Volunteers Shares His Story

All year long WTTW will be celebrating its 60th anniversary. Former station volunteer-turned-producer Bud Borg, who grew up in South Shore and attended Roosevelt University, remembers the early days of WTTW.

Weekend Events Around Town: August 7-9

From hot dogs to marching bands to the art of Japanese flower-arranging, this weekend’s lineup goes a little bit global, a little bit foodie, and a lot entertaining.

Weekend Events Around Town: July 24-26

Stock up on caffeine at CoffeeCon to keep you fueled for a weekend agenda that includes animal adoptions, cocktail celebrations, book browsing and commemoration of a defining moment in Chicago history. 

Weekend Events Around Town: July 17-19

Big Greek Food Fest of Niles

Outdoor concerts, food and art highlight this weekend's roundup of summer events.

Happy Hour's Return Gets Mixed Response in Chicago

Drinkers across the state may be toasting Gov. Bruce Rauner, who signed a bill into law on Wednesday allowing Illinois bars to offer happy hour drink specials, but not everyone is happy about its return. On Thursday, we'll get the latest on the bill with Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D).

Celebrate Bastille Day in Chicago

Bastille Day Chicago 2014. (Courtesy bastilledaychicago.org)

On Tuesday, Daley Plaza will be decked out in red, white, and blue to celebrate France’s National Day, Bastille Day. Stop by for live music, a photo booth, performances, games, and more.

Weekend Events Around Town: 7/10-7/12

Taste of Chicago

This weekend’s lineup includes a mega-food festival in Grant Park, a gut-busting comedy show with Todd Glass of Comedy Central, and a new music festival in Pilsen. Get details on these events and other weekend picks in our entertainment roundup.

Weekend Events Around Town: 6/26-6/28

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Break out your rainbow gear to show your pride; view the colorful artwork of former Playboy art director Art Paul; and get crafty at the Renegade Craft Fair. Chicago Tonight has your weekend picks.