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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

"Sweet" Charlie Brown presides over the Windy City Senior Basketball League. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Basketball Legend ‘Sweet’ Charlie Brown

When it comes to Chicago basketball, before Derrick Rose and Michael Jordan, there was Charlie Brown. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

01/13/2012

Jaden, left, and Rob Johnson (CBS)

Your Chicago: Darien Sportsplex

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson usually explores “Your Chicago” based on viewer suggestions. But in the latest installment, he introduces us to the Darien Sportsplex ice rink.

12/23/2011

CBS 2's Rob Johnson talks with one of the employees at Seguin Garden and Gifts Center. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Seguin Gardens And Gifts

Seguin Gardens and Gifts in Cicero is far more than your ordinary plant shop and is staffed primarily with special-needs adults. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

12/16/2011

Moussa Al Sheikh, the owner of the Jerusalem Cafe. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Jerusalem Café

Moussa Al Sheikh and his brother, Mohammed, run one of Oak Park’s best known restaurants for Middle Eastern food, the Jerusalem Café. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

12/09/2011

The Chicago Bronze handbell choir (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago Bronze Handbell Choir

There is nothing like the sound of a handbell choir, especially at this time of year. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to one of Chicago’s finest handbell choirs: Chicago Bronze.

12/02/2011

In scrapbooking, participants assemble booklets of their histories. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Defining Moments Scrapooking Store

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson introduces us to an Evanston store that specializes in “scrapbooking” and some of its enthusiasts.

11/18/2011

Pedestrians use Chicago's little-known "Pedway," a system of tunnels. (CBS)

Your Chicago: The Pedway

It’s practically a well-kept secret, but Chicago’s downtown has a pedestrian-friendly series of tunnels to keep you warm and dry during inclement weather. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

11/11/2011

A horse stretches its legs at Maywood Park. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Maywood Park Race Track

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson takes a tour of a Melrose Park institution and talks with owners about the the thrill of harness racing.

11/04/2011

Laura Olsen, right, is among the faculty members at the Chicago School for Piano Technology. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago School For Piano Technology

For a piano to sound grand, it needs loving care. That’s where Laura Olsen and her colleagues come in. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

10/28/2011

Joanne Slahor gives CBS 2's Rob Johnson a tour of the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Morton Arboretum

There’s no time like the present to enjoy autum colors at the west surburban oasis. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson takes a tour.

10/21/2011