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The Aces, a 16-inch softball team, has been playing for more than four decades. (CBS)

Your Chicago: 16-Inch Softball

The Aces have been knocking the cover off the ball for 44 years now. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

07/27/2012

Naperville's Centennial Beach. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Naperville’s Centennial Beach

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson takes us on a tour of an oasis in the western suburbs that offers something for everyone.

07/20/2012

Rowers work out at the Lincoln Park lagoons. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Lincoln Park Boat Club

People can learn an amazing skill and feel their stress and tensions fade away, not far from the hustle and bustle of Lake Shore Drive. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

07/06/2012

The Chicago Public Art Group creates murals on underpasses. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Ornate Underpass Murals

The Chicago Public Art Group started 40 years ago painting modest murals to cover unattractive concrete underpasses. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

06/29/2012

Chicagoland Toys and Hobbies specializes in model trains. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicagoland Toys And Hobbies

Chicagoland Toys and Hobbies is a dying breed: a place packed with the kind of toys and trains from a bygone era — and people trying carefully to recreate it. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

06/22/2012

Musicians perform recently at the venerable Jazz Showcase in the South Loop. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Jazz Showcase

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson takes you to a place that’s been around 65 years.

06/15/2012

Rowshawn Treadwell, left, is one of the 50 seniors from Christ the King Jesuit College Prep who is going to college. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Christ The King College Prep

Christ the College College Preparatory School has its first crop of graduating seniors, and they’re all going to college. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

06/08/2012

Jasmin Jahal teaches the art of belly dancing in the Portage Park neighborhood. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Portage Park Belly Dancing School

Belly dancing is not only a form of expression; it has also become a hot fitness trend. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

05/11/2012

Neli Vasquez Rowland of A Safe Haven Foundation. (CBS)

Your Chicago: A Safe Haven

For people who are dealing with homelessness or drug addiction or other problems, a West Side agency is offering a second chance at life. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

05/04/2012

Cobbler Sara McIntosh is passing on her love of shoemaking to students. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago School Of Shoemaking

Nearly four decades ago, Sara McIntosh needed a new pair of shoes, so she thought she’d try to make her own pair. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to the longtime cobbler.

04/27/2012

Patti Cagney Sheehan started Second Act, what she calls calls a “cancer-recovery boutique.” (CBS)

Your Chicago: Second Act Boutique For Cancer Survivors

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to a woman who opened a boutique for cancer survivors, in the latest installment of “Your Chicago.”

04/20/2012

Meet one of the residents of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences. The school has a barn stocked with farm animals. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Ag High School In Urban Setting

The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences is a little bit of the country on the city’s Far South Side. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

04/13/2012

Army Sgt. Cameron Crouch, left, and his wife, Christy. (Courtesy: Crouch family)

Your Chicago: Helping A Wounded Iraq War Veteran

College students from Chicago helped an Iraq War veteran who lives downstate by redesigning his home’s interior. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson explains.

04/06/2012

Montele Jordan, 7, gets fitted for a new pair of eyeglasses. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Illinois Eye Institute At Princeton School

Where do Chicago school kids go when they need glasses, but they don’t have the money? CBS 2’s Rob Johnson has the answer.

03/09/2012

Award-winning artist Patrick Thompson works one of his latest creations. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Local Artist’s Easel

For 38 years, police work was Patrick Thompson’s career. But painting was his passion. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

03/02/2012

A new temporary exhibit at the Field Museum showcases some of the institution's mummies. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Field Museum’s Dinosaurs And Mummies

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan re-introduces us to the famous Chicago institution, which has a new exhibit.

02/17/2012

A couple of youngsters play at Gigi's Playhouse, an organization for the families of children with Down syndrome. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Gigi’s Playhouse

From afar, it looks like any other playroom. Kids are laughing — enjoying their toys, books, and each other. But take a closer look and you will see that all of these kids are special. They all have Down syndrome, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

02/10/2012

Thomas Zoells opened PianoForte after quitting his job as a banker. (CBS)

Your Chicago: PianoForte

Thomas Zoells’ passion for piano is obvious. From the carefully collected keepsakes of famous composers to the impressive three-story showroom of the world’s best pianos, this is a man in the midst of his passion.

02/03/2012

Students at Eisenhower Junion High School attend a rally to fight cancer. (CBS)

Your Chicago: West Suburban Students Become ‘Cancer Smashers’

In the high school gym at Eisenhower Junior High last week, a pep rally was held to end cancer, complete with videos, cheerleaders, a band and inspirational speakers.

01/27/2012

Looks like ribs, right? It's all vegetable, though, from Karyn's Cooked. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Karyn’s Cooked, All-Vegetable Comfort Food

The menu reads like an all-American menu, complete with “short ribs” and “Buffalo wings,” but the contents vary from tofu to eggplant. The goal is to make it delicious, CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

01/20/2012