Kate Sullivan

Sale signs like this are a common sight for shoppers, but they don't always save you money, if you end up buying a lot of things you don't need. (Credit: CBS)

False Frugality: When Buying Stuff On Sale Doesn’t Save You Money

Since the start of the recession, many of us have become avid sale shoppers and coupon clippers, but is all this bargain hunting really saving us money? Or is it just giving us a false sense of frugality?

CBS 2–03/26/2012

The Loop headquarters of GrubHub. (Credit: CBS)

Grubhub Still Growing After 8 Years In Business

One Chicago company has done really well in this down economy, partly because they help other businesses to do the same. Thursday is the 8th anniversary of Chicago startup Grubhub, a website for the very hungry; and yes, they are hiring.

CBS 2–03/07/2012

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

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

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

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

Relana Johnson, Tiffany De La Rosa and Renee Lottes (left to right) are all mothers who work or go to school full time and say they can be overwhelmed by the stress. (Credit: CBS)

More Women Feeling Overwhelmed By Stress

Is stress affecting you in a negative way? More and more, women are becoming overwhelmed by the everyday stresses of life.

CBS 2–11/01/2011

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

Historic Route 66 begins at Michigan and Adams in Chicago. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Route 66’s Starting Point

One local tour guide tells CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan about Chicago’s connection to the Mother Road that linked the east and west coasts.

09/30/2011

The Humecke family of Wheaton are frequent customers at Shabu Shabu in Chinatown. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Joy Yee Shabu Shabu

Bill Humecke of Wheaton and his family frequent the restaurant — with its quaint interior and cool under-the-floor aquarium. In fact, it’s their favorite spot.

CBS 2–09/16/2011

Haymarket Pub & Brewery is one of the latest micro-breweries opening in Chicago. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Haymarket Brewery

The micro-brewery trend has grown in Chicago. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan takes a look at one of the producers, just west of Chicago’s Loop.

08/18/2011

(credit: CBS)

Your Chicago: Jazzin’ At The Shedd

For the past six years, Maryann Pedone has enjoyed social nights at a lakefront institution. She shares her experience in the latest installment of “Your Chicago.”

08/11/2011

Hero's Submarine Shop

“Your Chicago” With Rob & Kate – Hero’s Submarine Sandwich Shop

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson and Kate Sullivan want to experience Chicago and its suburbs through the eyes of its viewers. So, we are asking you to tell us about your favorite place, thing or story in the Chicago area. Bring your appetite for this week’s pick, Hero’s Submarine Sandwich Shop!

07/29/2011

Ted Machnik has been eating at Hero’s sub shop for nearly 40 years. (CBS)

Your Chicago: The Sandwich Remains The Same At Hero’s

In a world that keeps changing, Ted Machnik has found something he loves that has stayed exactly the same.CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

07/28/2011

Davenport’s Piano Bar

“Your Chicago” With Rob & Kate – Davenport’s Piano Bar

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson and Kate Sullivan want to experience Chicago and its suburbs through the eyes of its viewers. So, we are asking you to tell us about your favorite place, thing or story in the Chicago area. Get your microphone ready for this week’s pick, Davenport’s Piano Bar!

07/22/2011

Mystic Blue

‘Your Chicago’ With Rob & Kate – Mystic Blue

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson and Kate Sullivan want to experience Chicago and its suburbs through the eyes of its viewers. So, we are asking you to tell us about your favorite place, thing or story in the Chicago area. Hop aboard this week’s pick, The Mystic Blue!

07/15/2011

Capt. Steve Lipine of the Mystic Blue tour boat admires the cityscape from Lake Michigan. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Tour Boat Captain Has Breathtaking View

Steve Lipine traded his job in electronics for a gig that allows him to admire Chicago’s cityscape on a regular basis.

07/14/2011

Desiree Rogers (CBS)

Desiree Rogers Takes Over Revamped EbonyJet

The former White House social secretary is trying to reinvent herself by taking EbonyJet in a new direction. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

05/13/2011

Adam Nicolai was addicted to video gaming. (CBS)

Game Over For One Video Addict

Adam Nicolai was consumed with playing video games — so much so, he neglected his small children. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

05/09/2011

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