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  • Video: Timber Lanes is a classic bowling alley in a building filled with character and characters

    Timber Lanes is a classic bowling alley in a building filled with character and characters. It offers opportunities for everyone to bowl, from all ages to all skill levels. The owner understands that his is a luxury product and, if it isn’t fun, people won’t return. And he credits the members of the bowling community for their willingness to help each other.

  • Video: Hackney’s has created a gathering place for the community through its consistent product at reasonable prices

    Hackney’s has been a customer-favorite for generations, with a menu ranging from fresh burgers to a fried onion dish originally created on the spur of the moment. It is a family business that has maintained a loyal customer base through its consistent product at reasonable prices, creating a gathering place for the community.

  • How to Use White Castle Original Sliders in Turkey Stuffing

    White Castle Original Sliders in stuffing? You might be thinking, “No way”! But, the team from White Castle stopped by the studio to show Bill and Wendy that sliders are a perfect ingredient to everyone’s favorite holiday side dish. Try White Castle’s Turkey Stuffing recipe and check out how some local Chicago bloggers put their own spin on the recipe: Recipe suggestions: Queen of the Land of Twigs ‘N Berries Flo’s Favorites Kimchi and Beans Chicago Foodie Sisters Bunny and […]

  • Video: With its dozens of animals, Lake Forest’s Wildlife Discovery Center’s goal is to reconnect people to nature

    A Komodo dragon. A trio of armadillos. A gecko. A bald eagle. And don’t forget Hazel, the sloth. You’ll find them all, and many more, in Lake Forest at the Wildlife Discovery Center. The center’s goal is to reconnect people to nature. Located at Elawa Farm, the center is adjacent to a number of additional attractions including their Garden Market.

  • Childcare and Camp Options During 2019 CPS Teachers’ Strike

    With a Chicago Teachers Union strike now officially set to start Thursday, October 17th, know that you have options of places to send your kids when CPS is closed. Check out our list of classes, camps, and childcare options available during the strike.   Official Chicago Public Schools Contingency Plan Codeverse Codeverse is programming a day full of game creation, robotics, interactive activities and more. Full-day camp from 9:00am – 3:00pm with an early drop-off that begins at 8:00am and late […]

  • Win Blackhawks Tickets from Four Seasons this 2019-2020 season

    Four Seasons Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing is giving you a chance to win a pair of their four season Chicago Blackhawks tickets this season! Keep listening every Monday for a chance to win! Giveaways will happen at 7:40am on Bob Sirott and at 4:40pm on Roe Conn. On select days, there will be more chances to win by tuning-in to John Williams (9am – 12pm) and Anna Davlantes (1pm – 3pm)*. Listeners will be prompted to call-in to win […]

  • Video: Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood is seeing a rebirth that builds on the history of the community

    Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood was once called the “perfect community.” From its origins as a planned company town, its designation as a national monument by President Obama, and its ongoing rebirth, residents and businesses are continuing the traditions and honoring the history of the community while they look to the future.

  • VIDEO: Meet Newsroom Anchor Vic Vaughn

    Meet the team from WGN Radio’s Northwestern Medicine Newsroom! In this video series, you’ll get to know the reporters and anchors that bring you the news and keep you informed every day. First up is Vic Vaughn. Vic joined WGN Radio in 2014. You hear him overnights, 11pm to 6am, on The Nick Digilio Show and delivering Alexa “Flash Briefings” to your Amazon Echo smart speaker.  Vaughn left a career in national defense to pursue broadcasting. He previously served in […]

  • PHOTOS: The Steve Cochran Show at WGN-TV’s Back-To-School Kids Fair

    WGN-TV’s 18th Annual Back-To-School Kids Fair was the perfect way to get people excited about the new school year. See photos of The Steve Cochran Show’s live broadcast from the event which was filled with friends, fun guests, live animals and more. Listen to the full show here:

  • Lollapalooza 2019

    PHOTOS: Lollapalooza 2019 Highlights

    Every year Lollapalooza proves to be more than just a place to enjoy live music or discover new fashion trends. It is an annual event that brings friends together, a destination to interact with brands in a unique way, an environment for people of all ages and most importantly a place to have fun! Check out WGN Radio’s favorite moments from Lollapalooza 2019. Gallery 1: Performances and festival grounds Gallery 2: WGN team with performers, friends and family

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