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  • Cool holiday gift ideas for drinkers from Wine On Chicago

    Melissa Zeman from WINE ON Chicago stopped by WGN to show us some great gift ideas for drinkers. Website: Gifts for Drinkers:  ULLO is a revolutionary wine purifier that filters sulfites with Selective Sulfite Capture technology to restore wine to it’s natural taste- as if you opened the bottle right at the vineyard. Oak Bottle is recognized around the world as the most practical and fastest oak aging vessel for home use, and instantly adds aged taste to wines, whisky […]

  • Elisa Latrice joins us for live holiday performance

    Elisa Latrice new holiday song  “Christmas With You” performed live this morning at WGN. For upcoming event information: Untitled Supper Club January 18, 2019 8-11 PM Website:

  • Legendary band Ides of March joins us for a live performance

    Since 1964 Chicago’s Ides of March have thrilled audiences throughout the United States and Canada with their mix of rocking guitars, brilliant brass, and heartfelt vocals.  Powered by the unforgettable songs of the Grammy-Winner Jim Peterik, their music has become an evergreen  feature on radio stations everywhere, in movie soundtracks, and national advertising campaigns. Their live shows are legendary for their energy and sheer enjoyment. The perfect show to get you in the mood for the holidays!   The Annual […]

  • Comedian April Macie talks Wedding bells and stand-up comedy

    For tickets and showtimes: April Macie  Zanies – Rosemont Thursday Website: Zanies – Chicago Friday Website: April Macie travels the world collecting stories and experiences, which she then translates into humorous, relatable tales in front of audiences worldwide. April has been to over 23 countries, 12 of those performing stand-up comedy (not fellatio) for the troops, was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing in 2006, has appeared on E! Entertainment, Fuel TV, HSN, Sirius and XM Radio, Bob & […]

  • The cast from “The Wizard of Oz” joins us for a live performance

    For tickets and showtimes check out the information below: “The Wizard of Oz” November 14, 2018 – January 6, 2019 THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE 23 East Galena Boulevard Aurora, IL 6050 Website:  

  • Jon Heder joins WGN to talk about “When Jeff Tried to Save the World”

    Actor Jon Heder joins WGN Morning News to talk about “When Jeff Tried to Save the World” showing tonight at the Music Box Theatre. For tickets and information:  Music Box Theatre  3733 N Southport Ave Chicago, IL 60613 When Jeff Tried To Save The World Showtime 9:45 PM Website:          

  • Award-winning actress Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery joins us for interview and live performance from holiday musical concert!

    Chicago’s very own Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Jane Lynch stopped by WGN joined by actress, comedian Kate Flannery. They shared a live performance from the holiday musical concert, “A Swingin’ Little Christmas”. A Swingin’ Little Christmas Starring Jane Lynch Thursday November 29, 2018 8:00 PM Raue Center For The Arts  Crystal Lake, IL Website: 

  • Thanksgiving leftover recipes prepared by Joe’s Stone Crab chef Justin Diglia

      Thanksgiving is just a few days away! Justin Diglia the Executive Chef at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab stopped by WGN to show us how to clear out our refrigerators after the holiday.  Find out how to use all that Thanksgiving  food for some delicious leftover recipes listed below.   Pineapple & Roasted Turkey Salad Ingredients: 1 pound shredded turkey 1 cup of mayonnaise 1/2 cup apricot preserve 1/4 cup diced green onions 1/2 cup diced celery […]

  • Steve Grad from ‘Pawn Stars’ stops by to show off some authentic autographed memorabilia

    Don’t let low prices fool you! Steve Grad stopped by WGN to provide some great tips on how to score authentic autographed memorabilia from reputable dealers. One of the top autograph authenticators in the world, Steve Grad is one of two principal authenticators who helped form Beckett Authentication Services (BAS) in November 2016. He is perhaps best known as the autograph expert featured on The History Channel’s “Pawn Stars” since 2013. Grad is celebrated for authenticated some of the most iconic sports memorabilia, […]

  • Beth Engelman gives us a sneak peak at Chicago toy and game week

      The holidays are around the corner so Beth stopped by WGN to share 10 toys and games that you can find at the Chicago Toy and Game fair this year. The Chicago Toy and Game fair will  be held this weekend for families and people of all ages to play! For more information please check out the information below. Chicago Toy and Game Fair Saturday, November 17th 10:00 am 6:00 pm Sunday, November 18th 10:00 am 5:00 pm   […]

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