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A young boxer works on a speed bag at Crushers Club. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Crushers Club

An Englewood club is teaching boys to box and teenagers to turn their lives around. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

02/14/2014

A mound of computer mice at FreeGeek computer recycling center. (CBS)

Your Chicago: FreeGeek Computer Center

Volunteers at the Logan Square organization can learn to deconstruct and then reconstruct donated computers. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

01/31/2014

Rachel Barton Pine, left; Maud Powell (CBS)

Your Chicago: Honoring Violinist Maud Powell

One Illinois woman will be receiving an honorary GRAMMY Sunday for her trailblazing work as a talented violinist. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

01/24/2014

Blues legend Buddy Guy. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Buddy Guy’s Legends

The 77-year-old hungered for greatness ever since he grew up on a Louisiana plantation, picking cotton and picking the guitar. By the time he got to Chicago in the late 1950s, he was just plain hungry.

01/10/2014

A self-portrait of Chicago photographer Vivian Maier. (Photo courtesy: Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations)

Your Chicago: Vivian Maier Photography Exhibit

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports on the fascinating work of a mysterious street photographer.

12/20/2013

A rehearsal of a Chicago Children's Choir ensemble. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago Children’s Choir

The citywide choir network has been giving kids aged eight to eighteen a voice for nearly 60 years. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

12/13/2013

Field Museum

Your Chicago: 1893 World’s Fair Retrospective

The Field Museum is digging into its century-old archive to explain to the world what the 1893 Columbian Exposition was all about.

11/22/2013

The Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot has a family-friendly vibe. (Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot)

Your Chicago: Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

It started off as a modest event 30 years ago to help the hungry. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

11/15/2013

A student learns how to record a rap song as part of the embarc educational program. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Embarc Education Program

Sometimes the most powerful lessons are learned out of the classroom. That notion is what drives a program in the Chicago Public Schools, CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

11/08/2013

The Old Town School Of Folk Music (CBS)

Your Chicago: Old Town School Of Folk Music

(CBS) – There are many of us out there who secretly — or not so secretly — would like to learn to play an instrument. But we may not have the time or know where […]

11/01/2013

Emily Bear (CBS)

Your Chicago: Piano Prodigy Emily Bear

(CBS) — She’s making a name for herself as a composer and has already performed at the White House and Carnegie Hall. Emily Bear is only 12 years old, but if you close your eyes […]

10/25/2013

The Music Box movie theater in Lakeview. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Lakeview

The North Side neighborhood has been changing and growing quickly over the past few decades. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

10/04/2013

Pullman (CBS)

Your Chicago: Historic Pullman Neighborhood

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson looks at Pullman’s origins as part of the Pullman Railcar empire — and its future.

09/27/2013

A sampling of gourmet doughnuts in one of the shops popping up in Chicago. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Old School Vs. Gourmet Doughnuts

There’s a doughnut renaissance in Chicago. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan takes us on a tour of the old and new.

09/13/2013

Testa Produce in Chicago has the city's only wind turbine. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Testa Produce And Green Energy

(CBS) – In this day and age of environmental efficiency, businesses everywhere are figuring out how they can better utilize eco-friendly technology to improve their companies. There’s one company here in Chicago that is really […]

08/23/2013

Uncommon Ground has a rooftop garden used in dishes. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Restaurant Rooftop Gardens

Everyone knows local food is fresher food, but now Chicago chefs are finding a way to find local food right outside their kitchens. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

08/02/2013

Members of UPS for DownS hold a recent training session. (CBS)

Your Chicago: UPS for DownS

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson introduces us to United Parent Support for Down Syndrome.

07/19/2013

One of the residents of the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Judy Istock Butterly Haven

(CBS) – The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum boasts many must-see sights, from the outdoor nature walk to the “Look In” Lab to the Nature of Eating exhibit. But it’s the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven that […]

07/12/2013

Your Chicago: Art Institute Curator Inspires Hit Exhibit

A new exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago is getting rave reviews for blending art and fashion from the Impressionist era.

CBS 2–06/28/2013

Internationally Acclaimed Exhibition Arrives In Chicago, Last Stop Of World Tour

Impressionism, Fashion, And Modernity exhibit comes to Chicago.

CBS 2–06/28/2013