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  • Video: The owner of Gurnee Donuts apologizes if your clothes smell like donuts after visiting his store

    The owner of Gurnee Donuts apologizes if your clothes smell like donuts after visiting his store. His day starts at midnight or earlier making award-winning donuts for the day ahead. He sticks to the classics for his customer base which, yes, includes local police officers.

  • Video: PPG Paints Green Room Interview with Jon Hansen

    WGN Radio host and host of WCIU’s “The Jam,” Jon Hansen joins us in the PPG Paints Green Room. Find out a bit about Jon’s food, music, and TV preferences, while learning about his favorite game show.  

  • Video: Post Animal in the PPG Paints Green Room

    Post Animal has performed at huge festivals like Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo. They’ve toured all over the US and Europe. Now the Chicago-based psychedelic rock band takes the stage in WGN Radio’s PPG Paints Green Room. Watch and learn what kind of music they enjoy while touring and learn the answer to life’s important questions like: “Is cheesecake cake or pie?”

  • Video: Miranda Bailey in the PPG Paints Green Room

    Actress, producer, and director, Miranda Bailey, stops in the PPG Paints Green Room while promoting her film, “Being Frank,” starring Jim Gaffigan. A native of Vail, Colorado, Miranda doesn’t make it to Chicago often. She shares what she’s looking forward to eating while she visits and what Chicago is missing compared to Vail. Watch to find out more about the multi-talented Miranda.

  • VIDEO: How To Set-Up WGN Radio’s Flash Briefings on Amazon Echo Devices

    Hey Amazon Echo users did you know that Alexa delivers WGN Radio news updates on-demand with Flash Briefing?  With simple commands like “Alexa, play the news”, “Alexa, what’s the news?”, or “Alexa, what’s my Flash Briefing?” the latest news and content from your preferred broadcasters are available at your fingertips. To set-up WGN Radio as part of your Flash Briefing, watch our very own reporter Ryan Burrow walk you through quick and easy instructions.

  • Video: Frank Robb’s Tips for Crocodile Encounters

    With Chance the Snapper gone, Chicago is once again alligator-free. The man who caught Chicago’s most famous gator, Frank Robb, has some basic tips for what to do if you encounter a crocodile or alligator your yard. But what if you encounter one in the wild?

  • Video: WGN Radio Recess at The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

    Located on the edge of Wicker Park and Bucktown, The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club is one of the most unique places to spend a night out in Chicago. Watch Bennett Wakenight and the WGN Radio Recess crew stop in to do a little team-building, while owners (and ranked shuffleboard professionals) Jonathan Schnapp and Ashley Albert, share what makes The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club so special and a little about their commitment to taking it easy on your wallet. For more […]

  • Photos and Video: 2019 Pride Parade “Voices of Pride”

    Voices Matter. WGN Radio was proud of celebrate the many voices from the LGBTQ community throughout June’s Pride Month. It all culminated on Sunday, June 30 with the 50th annual Chicago Pride Parade where our “Voices of Pride” float in partnership with Jewel-Osco was seen by revelers along the route and we wore T-shirts sponsored by Grain Berry. Despite the storm that came through, it was a day of celebration and community. Check out our photos and video from the […]

  • Video: Kel Mitchell Visits the PPG Paints Green Room

    Nickelodeon actor and Chicago native, Kel Mitchell, stops in the PPG Paints Green Room to talk a bit about getting his start in Chicago. He shares some of his favorite sketches from “All That,” both the version he starred in as a teenager and the new revival he is co-producing with Kenan Thompson. Watch and get a bonus teaser of another special project Kel is set to release on the world.

  • Video: Par-King Skill Golf in Lincolnshire is more than just the mini-golf course with the giant pink castle

    For some, Lincolnshire’s Par-King Skill Golf is the miniature golf course with the giant pink castle. But, it has actually been a community favorite for decades with its wide variety of popular holes. Generations of families have visited the course, and it is also used by members of the community for corporate, fundraising and other events.

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