Former “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actress Amber Benson, now an author, is headed to Chicago to sign copies of her newest fantasy book.
Benson, who played Willow’s spell-casting girlfriend Tara on the beloved WB series, has branched out into writing in recent years and is promoting her new title “The Witches of Echo Park,” about a woman who inherits her great-aunt’s place in a coven of witches.
She’ll be at Challengers, 1845 N. Western, from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Details: challengercomics.com.
The Bears’ second-year cornerback is in a comfort zone after learning some tough lessons in an up-and-down rookie season. “I don’t have any of the ‘Where am I?’ like I did the first year,” he said. “I feel like I know where I’m at, what’s going on and where I fit.”
“The fortunate part of it is that none of that stuff is relevant until after the season is over,” Giolito said of his impending free-agent status.
No one on the team has more confidence — or fun — than Stroman, the undersized right-hander who sometimes looks like a kid out there.
The two-time Daytona 500 champion stopped by Chicago as other drivers offered ride-alongs on the track in an SUV. Earnhardt rated each bump, crest and imperfection.
The Chicago Gospel Music Festival, ‘The Lloyd Price Musical’ and an Andy Warhol art exhibit are among the highlights of the week ahead.