Former Rep. Liz Cheney joins Lynn Sweet to talk about her new best seller, “Oath and Honor” and the dangers of Trump on December 21.
Let’s Talk Womxn is hosting six evenings of events, Chicago Womxn Hangout, where professional women can connect and enjoy complimentary tastings, cocktails, chats, soapboxes and more.
Former Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill joined Lynn Sweet to discuss his just-released book “Renegade: Defending Democracy and Liberty in our Divided Country.”
The latest community listening session — in collaboration with WBEZ — took place in Cicero on Oct. 25. Readers had the opportunity to bring their questions, concerns and comments directly to our journalists!
Talk with our journalists, including our executive editor, at one of our upcoming community listening sessions.
Lynn Sweet was joined by Franklin Foer, author of the bestseller, “The Last Politician: Inside Joe Biden’s White House and the Struggle for America’s Future.”
Lynn Sweet welcomed the Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., Emmett Till’s cousin and the last surviving witness to his lynching, and Chris Benson, a Till scholar and author.
In its 94th year, the Saturday parade brought together thousands of community members to celebrate the end of the summer season ahead of the upcoming school year.
Lynn Sweet was joined by Miles Taylor, “Anonymous” Trump administration insider and author of the just released book, “Blowback: A Warning to Save Democracy from the Next Trump.”
At ‘Hear My Story,’ hosted by columnist Ismael Pérez, local drag performers shared their experiences of self-love, perseverance and community.
The Renaissance World Tour will take over the stadium July 22 and 23.
Though road trips are expected to be the preferred method of travel this holiday weekend with 2.5 million Illinoisans hitting the road, travelers are also catching flights, buses, trains and even cruises, AAA officials said.
Sun-Times columnist and host Ismael Perez was joined by drag performers Jakki Love, Starr Stallion and Allegra Dee Love for this family-friendly storytelling experience.
Bronzeville residents and Sun-Times readers provided feedback directly to members of the newsroom in this community listening session on June 21, 2023.
Lynn Sweet was joined by New York Times White House reporter Peter Baker to discuss the GOP primary and co-authored book, The Divider: Trump in the White House 2017-2021.
Environmental reporter Brett Chase was joined by community experts Mary Gonzales, Tanya Lozano, Theresa McNamara and Olga Bautista for a conversation about air pollution and a scrap-metal operation in Pilsen.
Event moderator and Sun-Times social justice and wage gap reporter, Elvia Malagón, was joined by special guests Dr. Evelyn Figueroa, Frank Sandoval and Karina Ayala-Bermejo on April 26 at the Coleman Public Library.
The Sun-Times and WBEZ newsrooms collaborated on a community listening session in Englewood, hearing from readers and listeners on May 30, 2023.
Our host, Lynn Sweet, was joined by a political panel with Aviva Bowen, Tom Bowen, Becky Carroll, Alden Loury, Natalie Moore and Fran Spielman to discuss Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson’s election victory, plus the 2024 Democratic convention in Chicago.
Members of the Sun-Times newsroom were joined by readers for one-on-one conversations in Albany Park on April 25, 2023.
Lynn Sweet was joined by freshmen in Congress, Jonathan Jackson and Delia Ramirez, and political strategists Aviva Bowen, Tom Bowen, Ron Holmes, Joanna Klonsky, Amy Qin, Tina Sfondeles and Fran Spielman to discuss the Chicago mayoral campaign.
Sun-Times Executive Editor Jennifer Kho and members of the newsroom were joined by community members and readers for an open conversation about Sun-Times coverage on March 21, 2023.
The University of Chicago Institute of Politics, the Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ are hosting a live candidate forum for the city’s mayoral candidates — Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson — ahead of the runoff election. Join us in person, virtually or on-air March 30.
Sun-Times film critic Richard Roeper answered your questions about the 95th Academy Awards®.
Additional security measures will surround Lunar New Year parades this weekend in Chinatown and Uptown in the wake of two California mass shootings.
Lynn Sweet was joined by Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill. as he started his second term as the Senate Judiciary Committee chair on January 12, 2023.