Steve started his morning with a nice five mile bike ride! The guys discuss little to no self control when it comes to thin mints! An attempt at a new setup leaves the Stever trapped between double doors! Janet shares her fabulous Easter weekend and answers your questions!
Friday | Scattered thunderstorms developing this afternoon. High 69F. (cooler near lake) Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Friday Night | Thunderstorms likely this evening. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms overnight. Low 62F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Saturday | Windy with a few clouds from time to time. High around 80F. Winds SW at 20 to 30 mph. Saturday night | Some clouds and possibly an isolated thunderstorm after midnight. Low 62F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Easter Sunday | Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 40s.
Sixteen at the Trump Tower
Date: Easter Sunday Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: 401 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Dine like an American president on the anniversary of the rising of Christ!
Sixteen (on the 16th floor of Trump Tower) is hosting Easter Brunch with the Easter Bunny!
Just as one would expect at a Trump event, be prepared to meet MasterChef Junior Season 5 Contestant Avani.
Prices are as follows:
Adults – $165
Children 5-12 – $50
Price includes one glass of sparkling wine or mimosa; excludes tax and gratuity.
Bunny Brunch at Lamb’s Farm
Date: Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15 Time: Seatings at 9:00 a.m., 10:30 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. Location: Libertyville
From the website: Join us for a delicious buffet at the Magnolia Cafe & Bakery then take a walk over to the Bunny Patch! At the Bunny Patch kids can enjoy Spring crafts, activities and get a photo with the Easter bunny! Some of our Farmyard friends will also be available for petting and learning.
The price for all is $16.95, however, children 23-months and younger are only $7.95 with Bunny activities.
Call the Magnolia Cafe & Bakery for reservations at 847-362-5050.
Celebrate Easter Sunday with food and fun for the entire family! Our delicious brunch is perfect for all ages, featuring an elaborate buffet featuring over seven stations, plus mimosas and bellinis for the adults.
Prices are as follows:
Adults – $50
Children 6 to 12 – $15
Children 3 to 5 – $10
Children 2 and Under – FREE!
Easter Brunch at The Onion Pub
Date: Easter Sunday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Lake Barrington
Pork Loin, Cod, and Chicken Stir Fry are just some of the non-traditional items you can splurge on at this Easter brunch.
This looks like maybe the most fun Easter brunch out there! Half price Stoli martinis, pink champagne, a four-course meal, and live performances!
The price? Only $39.95 for brunch and a show. However, it is adult only!
Traffic Restrictions & Road Projects
Various roadwork projects began on Monday, April 10 in the metro, and will continue long term in some areas.
Lane closures along U.S. 30 will happen both during the day and night in both directions from Lincoln Station Drive to 143rd Street in Plainfield, Aurora and Oswego for resurfacing. This project has an expected end date of late summer 2017.
Nightly lane closures on the Bishop Ford Freeway (Interstate 94) between I-57 and Martin Luther King Drive will happen during the overnight hours in Chicago for resurfacing. Both the inbound and outbound sides will be affected through the end of the spring season.
Temporary lane closures in Des Plaines along Wolf Road from Rand Road (U.S. 12) to Golf Road (Illinois 58will take place during off-peak travel hours between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with has an anticipation completion date during this spring.
Finally, intersection improvement on Butterfield Road in Aurora at Raddant Road including widening, drainage improvements and new traffic signal installation. The overall project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.
CTA Alerts and Route Changes
Apr 14 – 15 11:30pm Fri to 4am Sat Boarding Change, Delays Between Division and California How does this affect my trip? Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound platform at the Damen and Western (O’Hare branch) stations. Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Division and California, resulting in minor delays. Allow extra travel time. Why is service being changed? We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Blue Line. Bus Routes The bus reroutes listed below are short-term reroutes during this weekend or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the Bus Alerts page.
#22 Clark Temporary Reroute 9am, Thu, Apr 13 to 4pm, Sat, May 13 or completion How does this affect my trip? Southbound buses will operate via Clark, Polk, and Dearborn, ending their trips at Dearborn/Polk. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Polk. Why is service being changed? Buses are being rerouted due to street construction on Clark between Polk and Harrison. #36 Broadway Temporary Reroute Sat, Apr 15 7pm to 11:30pm or completion How does this affect my trip? Southbound buses will operate via State, Chicago, Clark, and Erie, then resume their normal route on State. Northbound buses will operate via State, Huron, Dearborn, and Chicago, then resume their normal route on State. Allow extra travel time. Why is service being changed? Buses are rerouted due to the Holy Name Cathedral Easter Vigil Mass.