Made in Chicago

Made in Chicago

Made in Chicago


  • Made In Chicago - Indian As Apple Pie

    December 22, 2014

    Authentic Indian cuisine that is easy to prepare and made in Chicago. WBBM's Bob Roberts has more...
  • Made In Chicago: Spartacase

    December 15, 2014

    Spartacase is a new product aimed at germaphobes. WBBM's Regine Schlesinger has more...
  • Made In Chicago: Delightful Pastries

    December 8, 2014

    Delightful Pastries are best know for their paczki but their exceptional baking goes beyond Polish doughnuts. WBBM's Lisa Fielding has more...
  • Made In Chicago: Lincoln Bark

    December 2, 2014

    Healthy dog treats that you can eat too. WBBM's Mike Krauser has more...
  • Made In Chicago: Labyrinths

    November 25, 2014

    A woman who makes walking path labyrinths. WBBM's John Cody has more...
  • Made In Chicago: Bell View Acres

    November 17, 2014

    Bell View Acres is putting a little giddy up in the southwest suburbs. WBBM's Bernie Tafoya has more...
  • Made In Chicago: On Balance Outdoor

    November 11, 2014

    On Balance Outdoor is a Highland Park store that sells electric unicycles, folding bicycles and electric skateboards. WBBM's Steve Miller has more...
  • Made in Chicago - Stone Porch by the Lake

    November 4, 2014

    Evanston's Stone Porch by the Lake is a luxury bed-and-breakfast experience that's been Made in Chicago. WBBM's Bob Roberts has more...
  • Made In Chicago: Chicago Soap Company

    October 28, 2014

    When you walk into Deb Kraemer's shop and factory at Grand and Racine in Chicago's West Town neighborhood, you're instantly greeted by a wonderful mix of aromas. WBBM's Regine Schlesinger has more...
  • Made in Chicago: Vintage Confections

    October 21, 2014

    Vintage Confections specializes in caramels, chocolate dipped treats and custom lollipops. WBBM's Lisa Fielding has more...
  • Made in Chicago: Chicago Sculpture International

    October 14, 2014

    Sculptors give new life to dead park trees throughout Chicago. WBBM's Mike Krauser has more...
  • Made in Chicago: 1871

    October 7, 2014

    1871 serves as a hub for entrepreneurs and Chicago's startup community. WBBM's John Cody has more...
  • Made in Chicago: Legacy Frameworks

    September 30, 2014

    Legacy Frameworks is trying to put bicycle making back on the map in Chicago. WBBM's Bernie Tafoya has more...
  • Made in Chicago: Chicago Gay Men's Chorus

    September 22, 2014

    The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus has been around for 31-years and through the years it has changed. WBBM's Steve Miller has more...
  • Made in Chicago: Pickwick Theatre

    September 16, 2014

    The big screen is still really big at the Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge. WBBM's Bob Roberts has more...
  • Made in Chicago: SpotHero

    September 9, 2014

    SpotHero.com helps drivers find parking spots and the company is based in Chicago's River North neighborhood. WBBM's Regine Schlesinger has more...
  • Made In Chicago: iFly

    September 2, 2014

    iFly is an indoor skydiving experience that creates true free fall conditions, just like skydiving, without having to jump out of an airplane. WBBM's Lisa Fielding has more...
  • Made in Chicago: "Anthony's Own" Fine Liqueur

    August 26, 2014

    Anthony Rodriguez is a former Chicago firefighter and arson investigator who started "Anthony's Own" Fine Liqueur and it's made in Chicago.
  • Made In Chicago: LetsFriendzy.com

    August 20, 2014

    LetsFriendzy.com hosts events designed to make it easy, comfortable and fun to meet new people and forge friendships. WBBM's John Cody has more...
  • Made In Chicago: Finalroadmap.com

    August 11, 2014

    Finalroadmap.com helps make end of life decisions easier for loved ones. WBBM's Bernie Tafoya has more...
  • Made In Chicago: SafeCharge

    August 4, 2014

    It's a safe place to charge your cell phone while you're out and it's made in Chicago. WBBM's Nancy Harty has more...
  • Made In Chicago: History Makers

    July 28, 2014

    History Makers wide ranging efforts to chronicle African American life crisscrossed the country, but the finished product is made in Chicago.
  • Made in Chicago: Elliot Mandel

    July 21, 2014

    As a passionate musician, Elliot Mandel has carved out a niche in Chicago's community of photographers. WBBM's Regine Schlesinger has more...
  • Made in Chicago: Killerspin

    July 14, 2014

    Killerspin ping pong club, located in the heart of Chicago's financial district, is a high energy facility filled with ping pong tables, televisions and upbeat music.
  • Made in Chicago: Al's Beef & Nancy's Pizza

    July 7, 2014

    WBBM's Bernie Tafoya takes a look at a pair of Chicago culinary institutions... Al's Beef and Nancy's Pizza.
The Spartacase covering an airplane seat. (Credit: MySpartacase Facebook page)

Made In Chicago: Spartacase Seat Cover

WBBMs’ Regine Schlesinger with Made In Chicago reports on a new product, aimed at germophobes.

12/15/2014

Stasia Hawryszczuk, Dobra Bielinski & Sha Hua. (Credit: Lisa FIelding)

Made In Chicago: Delightful Pastries

(CBS) – It’s been a neighborhood bakery in Jefferson Park for more than a 100 years. For the last 16 years, Dobra Bielinski and her family have carried on the Polish tradition. “Our customers are […]

12/08/2014

Architect Paul Janicki says no expense has been spared outfitting five suites at Stone Porch by the Lake, a bed-and-breakfast in Evanston. (Credit: Bob Roberts/WBBM)

Made In Chicago: Stone Porch By The Lake

Evanston’s Stone Porch by the Lake is a luxury bed-and-breakfast experience that’s been Made in Chicago. It’s the North Shore’s only lakefront bed and breakfast south of Lake Forest.

11/03/2014

(Credit: Chicago Soap Company.(

Made In Chicago: Chicago Soap Company

When you walk into Deb Kraemer’s shop and factory at Grand and Racine in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood, you’re instantly greeted by a wonderful mix of aromas, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

10/27/2014

Vintage Confections owner Cheryl Carr  (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Made In Chicago: Vintage Confections

Tucked away inside a small store front in Clarendon Hills is a place Willy Wonka could be proud of.

10/20/2014

Made In Chicago: The Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus

The Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus has been around for 31 years and through the years, it has changed.

09/22/2014

(Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Made In Chicago: iFly Indoor Skydiving

Ever wanted to skydive but didn’t have the guts? Now’s your chance at the new iFly in Rosemont and in Naperville. “It’s a vertical wind tunnel so it basically simulates free fall. It’s for the […]

09/01/2014

A SafeCharge cell phone battery charging station at a Chicago bar. (Credit: Nancy Harty/CBS)

Made In Chicago: SafeCharge

It’s a safe place to charge your cellphone while you’re out. Dave Adams and a friend sketched out on a napkin an idea for what would become SafeCharge, essentially a locker for your phone, with battery chargers to accommodate any phone made in the last 16 years.

08/04/2014

Lake Point Tower, Chicago (Credit: Elliot Mandel)

Made In Chicago: Photographer Elliot Mandel

As a passionate musician, Elliot Mandel has carved out a niche in Chicago’s community of photographers, reports Regine Schlesinger with Made in Chicago.

07/21/2014

(Credit: Lisa Fielding/CBS)

Made In Chicago: Killerspin Table Tennis Club

Tucked away inside the Bank of America Building in the Loop financial district is a place to let off a little steam and get a little exercise at the same time.

07/14/2014

Diva Montell. (Credit: DivaMontell.com)

Made In Chicago: Singer Diva Montell

She’s based in Downers Grove, but Diva was born in Chicago with a name – and a talent – for singing.

06/16/2014

A bagpiper plays his instrument during the Bag-Open International Pipeband Competition of the Scottish Festival in Xanten, western Germany. (Credit: PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Made In Chicago: Scottish Festival And Highland Games

It’s a taste of Scotland in suburban Chicago, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger as the 28th annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games get underway this month.

06/02/2014

Fritz and Jeffery Tasch at the Grand Piano Haus in Skokie. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Made In Chicago: Grand Piano Haus

For Jeffery Tasch, music is in his blood.

05/27/2014

Artist Chris Knight. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Made In Chicago: Artist Chris Knight

Chris Knight was trying to make his living as a photographer until almost a year ago. And then came the flags.

05/05/2014

Betty Goldstein. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Made In Chicago: Knitting Shop ‘We’ll Keep You in Stitches’

What started as a hobby has turned into a 45-year-old business for a Gold Coast woman.

04/21/2014

(credit: Shannon Rovers)

Made In Chicago: Shannon Rovers

If there’s one thing the members of the Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band have down pat, it’s jokes about kilts.

03/17/2014

Four of ten guitars donated to the Cook County Jail for the "Jail Guitar Doors" program, offering weekly guitar lessons to inmates. (Credit: CBS)

Made In Chicago: Musician Allegra Rosenberg

At 18, the Niles North High School honors student has had her music played on and covered by the BBC.

03/10/2014

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Made In Chicago: Cleaning Product Marketer Jelmar

Alison Gutterman is the third generation of her family to run Jelmar in Skokie. The company was founded in 1967 by her grandfather and his business partner.

03/03/2014

Keelan Andrews of Keelan Rogue. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Made In Chicago: Keelan Rogue

Keelan Andrews is the man behind the business called Keelan Rogue.

01/27/2014

Inside Alef Sausage in Mundelein. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Made In Chicago: Alef Sausages

Alef Sausage in Mundelein was founded by Alec Mikhaylov, who came to Chicago from Ukraine in 1992.

12/10/2013