Posted 07/07/2015 10:10 AM PT
franklyHANK previews the return of Broadway in Chicago's "Kinky Boots." Plus, Aretha Franklin is thanking Illinois State Police after her tour bus breaks down before a big Ravinia concert.
All the best of what's happening this weekend around Chicagoland.
Four years ago, at just 17, Jordyn Gaines appeared on WCL's Amazing Kids Episode. She created a cake decorating business that helped her save for college.
After serving 25 years in prison, Eric was released. He had been wrongfully convicted and was finally set free.
It's the 4th of July holiday weekend and there are some big movies now in theaters.
Kenya Moore, of ''The Real Housewives of Atlanta,'' stops by Windy City LIVE to chat about the recent shakeups on set.
Lynfred Winery was the first winery to open after prohibition and stay open in Illinois and the owner, Fred Koehler, was known as the "father of the Illinois Wine Industry."
Entrepreneur and mom Jessica Kim gives parents some great activities for kids this summer and chats about her successful Chicago-based business, Babbaco.
Summer is almost upon us, so it's time to pick some good books to read at the beach. Becky Anderson from Anderson's Bookshop has five must-read beach books.
Mike Martin, a former Navy SEAL, stops by Windy City LIVE to see if Ryan Chiaverini has what it takes to be a real SEAL.
Everyone's favorite Italian chef, Fabio Viviani, stops by Windy City LIVE. His newest venture, Bar Siena, is set to open this summer in the West Loop.
The Mercury Theatre Chicago has extended its run of the wildly popular show ''Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash'' until Aug. 30.
Chicago auto dealerships are hosting USO Barbecue for the Troops events on July 18 to raise money for local troops and their families.
Chicago native chrisjones tries to hypnotize Ryan, Val, and Ji. Does it work?
Jonathan Kite is best known as Oleg from ''2 Broke Girls.'' But after this week's Two-Minute Warning, you'll never see or hear him the same way ever again!