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Sidney drowns his existential distress in drink and has an encounter with a young woman – but when she shows up dead the next day, he can't remember much about her because he was too drunk. He makes a drastic decision to fix his troubled life.
The Taste of Chicago starts today. Discover a home-grown, forgotten predecessor that may have inspired the popular event and hear the stories of some of the vendors, from a struggling immigrant turned successful restaurateur, a pioneer in bringing Thai food to Chicago, and a mainstay of Chicago hot dogs.
Less than a decade after Apollo 11 landed on the moon, the first widespread conspiracy theories emerged, claiming that the landing was a hoax. Even today, vloggers on YouTube and podcast hosts still promote several conspiracy theories that are easily debunked from scientific, photographic, and physical evidence.
A murdered librarian and a disaster at a public housing tower end up leading Morse, Strange, and Bright into dangerous investigative territory, while they try to determine whether Thursday is still trustworthy. Recap the season finale of Endeavour here.
From Carole King and the cast of a Broadway musical about her life to Sesame Street Muppets to Colbie Caillat, this year's A Capitol Fourth features the old and new across various genres. Meet the performers here.
Twenty years ago, "Cows on Parade" generated boundless enthusiasm, extraordinary tourism, millions of dollars, innumerable imitation exhibitions, and endless bovine puns. Now some of the original cows are returning to the public eye to celebrate the twentieth anniversary.
A string of deaths in an idyllic village reveals simmering mistrust: between gossiping villagers, among the members of the wealthy family who owns a chocolate factory in the village, and in rival lovers. Recap and stream the latest Endeavour here.
Chicago's Pride Parade didn't start as a parade at all. It was originally a small march to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. But a protest against anti-gay activist Anita Bryant in 1977 helped the parade become what it is today.
The Society for Human Rights, founded by Chicago postal worker Henry Gerber, didn’t last long, but its legacy inspired various groups in the decades to come. Gerber's Old Town home where he was arrested in 1925 was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2015.
When a car accident turns out to be a homicide, Morse finds himself looking into some unusual suspects: the crew of a children's puppet TV show, people at a New Age-y institute, and astrophysics professors, all on the eve of the Apollo 11 launch.
"There’s a frequently cited statistic that one in every three bites of food is brought to us by an animal pollinator." The Chicago Botanic Garden is celebrating pollinators over the summer. Learn from several experts about what you can do to help these vital species.
Pearl Hart spent much of her career as a lawyer defending people from the infringement of their rights, from Communists caught up in the Red Scare to lesbians and gay people. Her late-in-life partner Valerie Taylor advocated for LGBT rights through her writing, speaking, and novels.
With the closure of their station, Morse and his fellow detectives have been scattered into various unsatisfactory positions. But the disappearance of a young girl brings them all together again and also dredges up guilt in Thursday from an old case.
Jelly Roll Morton, the self-proclaimed "inventor of jazz," didn't praise many people besides himself, but he made an exception for Tony Jackson: "Tony was considered among all who knew him the greatest single-handed entertainer in the world.” And Jackson was openly gay at a time when that was incredibly rare.