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  • James LaRossa Jr. , author of “Last of the Gladiators A Memoir of Love, Redemption, and the Mob” shares stories from his childhood as the son of famed New York trial lawyer, Jimmy LaRossa.    

  • “Troop Zero” star Milan Ray plus the Girl Scouts from Madison Elementary Troop 130!

    Milan Ray is one of the stars of the new Amazon Prime film “Troop Zero.” She’s joined in studio by students from Girl Scout Troop 130! The film takes place in rural 1977 Georgia, where a misfit girl dreams of making contact with outer space. When a national competition offers her a chance at her dream, to be recorded on NASA’s Golden Record, she recruits a makeshift troop of Birdie Scouts, forging friendships that last a lifetime and beyond. Directed […]

  • Performance from “Once On This Island”

    “ONCE ON THIS ISLAND” will play Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited engagement from January 21 through February 2, 2020. For tickets, visit

  • Intermittent Fasting 101 with Dr. Ian Smith

    Still a very popular tool for weight loss, intermittent fasting does have a few do’s and don’ts. Dr. Ian Smith, author of “Clean and Lean” says if you’re already using IF, a few tweaks could lead to even greater loss of body fat.  

  • It’s Tommy! Chicago native Joseph Sikora stops by with Mike Dobud to talk about the “Power” final season

    Chicagoan Joseph Sikora and Mike Dobud, from STARZ hit “Power” didn’t tell us who shot Ghost… but Joseph did tell us his favorite hometown pizza spot and details on the upcoming “Power” spinoff. The series final season airs Sunday February 9th.

  • “My Block, My Hood, My City” founder Jahmal Cole brings attention to neighborhood disparities

    Jahmal Cole’s new book is called “It’s Not Regular: How to Recognize Injustice Hidden in Plain Sight” Discussion and book signing Thursday, 6p Whitney Young Library 415 E. 79th St. Chicago  

  • Extreme lashes and makeup, bragging and more could be turning off potential partners

    Relationship Love McPherson shares the results of a recent survey that found a lot of the things men and women do to attract a mate may be doing the exact opposite. For counseling sessions, visit or check out her new “Work Place” site at

  • SNL Comedian Chris Redd comes home with a special comedy show for charity

    ‘Chris Redd & Friends’ Comedy Show Sunday January 19th at Park West (322 W. Armitage Avenue) at 8pm CST. Proceeds from the show will benefit Chicago HOPES For Kids, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides academic support and literacy mentoring for children living in Chicago’s homeless shelters. Some of his SNL friends are expected to join him! Tickets are available at .

  • Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas

    It’s exactly one month before Valentine’s Day, so it’s time to get a jumpstart on dinner reservations. Audarshia Townsend has a great list of new places to consider! Acadia (1639 S. Wabash Ave., South Loop) Bar Ramone (441 N. Clark St., River North) Kikko (630 W. Lake St., West Loop) Kostali (521 N. Rush St., The Gwen Hotel, River North) Osteria By Fabio Viviani (2111 Butterfield Rd., Downers Grove)

  • Survivor of historic 16th Street Baptist Church bombing

      On Sunday, September 15, 1963 the 16th street Baptist church was attacked by the Ku Klux Klan, who hid 15 sticks of dynamite under the church steps. The bombing killed 4 little girls on their way out of Sunday School class. Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley. But there was a fifth little girl in the basement with them. She survived. Sarah Collins Rudolph, Addie Mae’s sister, was so badly injured she lost one of her eyes. But […]

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