Made In Chicago
David Rice and Alison Vesely started First Folio Theatre as a backyard summer theater company.
Phillip’s Flowers converted an old roller rink into a floral distribution and preparation center.
It might appear to be your average packaging company on Chicago’s North side, but its employees make the Anixter center different from the others.
Some of the workers who staged a sit-in until they obtained severance checks from the old Republic Windows and Doors are back in business as owners.
Since it launched in 2005, Chicago Children’s Theatre has been providing a unique experience for young audiences.
Have you ever wondered how that lasagna, or that spaghetti is made? Take one look inside Foulds pasta in Libertyville and you’ll get a lesson in the art of pasta.
The largest film studio outside of Chicago is on the West Side.
For Lynn Sapp, ice cream is the family business.
Rob Shindler is a lawyer who makes sure people know how to read as a volunteer with Literacy Chicago where students have all sorts of motivation.
The Newberry Library is full of stories.
Ever wonder where teachers get the supplies they need to decorate their classroom and educate their students?
Home To Roost helps folks raise chickens in the city.
Made in Chicago: Clayco.
Made in Chicago with the Wurst Kitchen Sausage Company in Aurora.
With tongue firmly in cheek, the Onion serves up wacky news every day on its website and in its newspaper.
On any given day, a walker from Green Paws Chicago can likely be seen taking a trip around the block with a four legged friend.
For more than 100 years, W.S. Darley Co. has been supplying first responders with all sorts of products, from safety gears, to pumps and fire trucks.
It’s been said that Chicago is one of America’s most haunted cities.
Katherine Anne Duncan’s delicious confections were inspired by her experiences growing up on a Wisconsin farm.
Made In Chicago: Heartland Alliance Refugee Services, in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood, provides assistance for foreigners who have relocated in Chicago.