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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

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Catholic Charities Selling Designer Clothing To Raise Money For Mary’s Closet

Racks and racks of designer clothes, shoes and accessories are for sale at low prices this weekend as part of Catholic Charities’ Encore event.

10/18/2014

Rock musician Dee Snider talks about his holiday show, which will run in Chicago. (Lisa Fielding)

Rock Wild Man Dee Snider Brings ‘Christmas Tale’ To Chicago

The Twisted Sister frontman says his “Rock & Roll Christmas Tale” is a sort of “Wonderful Life” show that mixes Christmas with rock and roll.

10/14/2014

Riley's Trick Shop. (Credit: Facebook)

End Of An Era For One Of Chicago Area’s Last Magic & Novelty Shops

Riley’s Trick shop in Palos Hills has been making people laugh for decades.

10/11/2014

This may just be the best bathroom in the nation -- American Girl Place, Chicago. (CBS/Lisa Fielding)

Honor For American Girl Place: Possibly The Best Restroom In The U.S.

Cintas Corp. has named the Michigan Avenue store as having one of “America’s Best Restrooms,” among 10 finalists.

09/05/2014

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Doctors Expecting Boom Of “Polar Vortex Babies”

Obstetricians and hospitals across Illinois were expecting a bit of a baby boom in the next couple months, all thanks to the infamous polar vortex this past winter.

08/12/2014

A sign interpreter demonstrates how to "show" a music concert to deaf and hard-of-hearing fans. (Credit: YouTube)

Sign Language Interpreters To Show Lollapalooza To Deaf Fans

What does music look like to those who cannot hear it? So-called “performance interpreters” from Austin-based LotuSign will be on hand at Lollapalooza this weekend to help the deaf and hard-of-hearing experience the many concerts going on over the next three days.

08/01/2014

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Some DCFS Wards Get A Leg Up On Their Futures With Scholarships

The latest recipients for the four-year college scholarships were selected from 300 applicants across the state.

07/18/2014

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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

Fans watch the World Cup action at Globe Pub. (CBS)

Chicago Fans Gather Early, Often For World Cup

It’s mid morning at the Globe Pub and all eyes are to the TV screens as Mexico plays Cameroon.

06/13/2014

Italian Beef and Giardiniera pizza hand-crafted fromVito and Nick's.(Facebook/Encyclopizzeria)

Deep Dish Or Thin Crust? Authoritative Chicago Website Will Soon Hit Your Eye

How much do you know about pizza? And where are the best places to get it? A new website that launches next week is devoted to all things Chicago pizza.

05/23/2014

Here are some of the bikes that will be given away this weekend. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

Bronzeville Kids Will Get Donated Bikes This Weekend

The event, dubbed the Bronzeville Bike Builder, takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 244 East Pershing Road.

05/23/2014

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Chicago Looking To Boost ‘Cultural Mile’ With Entertainment Offerings

City officials are giving you a new reason to visit the often forgotten stretch of Michigan Avenue.

05/09/2014

Wilmette Theatre (courtesy: Kickstarter)

Wilmette Theatre Could Have Sad Ending Without Money For Digital Conversion

Major movie chains made the switch more than a year ago. The conversion has been much more difficult for small, independent theaters such as the Wilmette Theatre.

04/11/2014

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Snow Sculptures Take Shape At Navy Pier

Several teams from the U.S. and around the world are transforming 10-foot blocks of snow into creations of art. WBBM’s Lisa Fielding reports.

02/07/2014

The Oscar Mayer Weinermobile with two of its "hot doggers." (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

Who’s Driving Weinermobile? ‘Hotdoggers,’ Of Course

WBBM’s Lisa Fielding talks with a couple of the specially trained navigators.

01/24/2014

A tutor helps two youngsters during the Black Star Project's Holiday University. (Lisa Fielding)

Some Chicago Students Attending ‘Holiday University’ During School Break

While 12-year old Mikai Daniels’ friends are home playing with their new Christmas toys, he’s working on his math. WBBM’s Lisa Fielding reports.

12/26/2013

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Alcohol Mark-Downs Bring Even More Crowds To Closing Dominick’s Stores

One shopper said she purchased $1,500 in wine at half off.

12/16/2013

Rowe Clarke Math & Science Academy Rugby (Lisa Fielding)

More Girls Jumping Into Rugby

Rugby is one the fastest-growing sports in the U.S, according to the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. In recent years, more and more women are joining the team.

10/04/2013

Appreciative students pose with donated toilet paper Monday. (CBS)

Donated Toilet Paper Will Help Soften Budget Cuts At Chicago Schools

Proctor & Gamble donated 10,000 rolls of toilet paper, 1,800 rolls of paper towels and 4,500 boxes of tissues.

09/30/2013

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