Made In Chicago

Frank Taddeo of Church and Chapel Metal Arts. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Made In Chicago: Church and Chapel Metal Arts

Church and Chapel Metal Arts is a family-owned company that makes funeral equipment, including some uniquely shaped urns.

10/21/2013

Made In Chicago: Best Alzheimer’s Products

Unlike most business owners, Holly and John Schmid wish their market weren’t growing as fast as it is.

10/07/2013

Top Store President, Owner Jim Eldred. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Made In Chicago: The Top Store

Got a ragtop? Then Jim Eldred is your man.

09/30/2013

Blue Star Auto Store. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Made In Chicago: Blue Star Auto Store

The owner says the Blue Star chain dates back to 1917 and used to have dozens of auto parts stores.

09/02/2013

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Made In Chicago: Alliance Bakery Cronuts

The next big thing in pastry, the diet-busting cronut, has begun to appear at a handful of Chicago bakeries.

08/26/2013

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Made In Chicago: E3 VIP Caters Upscale Tailgate Parties

It’s not your father’s tailgate party.

WBBM Newsradio–08/19/2013

Tiki Boat (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Made In Chicago: Tiki Boat

It’s known as the boat that knows how to have the most fun.

08/12/2013

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Made In Chicago: First Folio Theatre

David Rice and Alison Vesely started First Folio Theatre as a backyard summer theater company.

07/29/2013

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Made In Chicago: Phillip’s Flowers

Phillip’s Flowers converted an old roller rink into a floral distribution and preparation center.

07/22/2013

Carlos Farmer works at the Anixter packaging center. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Chicago’s Anixter Center Celebrates Nearly A Century Of Service

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.

06/24/2013

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Made In Chicago: New Era Windows Co-Op

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.

WBBM Newsradio–05/20/2013

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Made In Chicago: Chicago Children’s Theatre

Since it launched in 2005, Chicago Children’s Theatre has been providing a unique experience for young audiences.

05/13/2013

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Libertyville Pasta Company Celebrates 128 Years

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.

05/06/2013

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Made In Chicago: Cinespace Chicago Studios

The largest film studio outside of Chicago is on the West Side.

04/29/2013

Original Rainbow Cone owner Lynn Sapp holds a cone of the store's signature ice cream; five layers of orange sherbet, chocolate, strawberry, pistachio, and Palmer House ice creams. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Made In Chicago: Rainbow Cone Celebrates 87 Years In Beverly

For Lynn Sapp, ice cream is the family business.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2013

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Made In Chicago: Literacy Chicago

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.

03/09/2013

A letter from Washington Hall to his wife, Jemima. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Made In Chicago: Newberry Library

The Newberry Library is full of stories.

02/18/2013

The Chicago Teacher Store (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM Newsradio)

Made In Chicago: Chicago Teacher Store

Ever wonder where teachers get the supplies they need to decorate their classroom and educate their students?

01/28/2013

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Made In Chicago: Home To Roost

Home To Roost helps folks raise chickens in the city.

01/21/2013

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Made In Chicago: Clayco

Made in Chicago: Clayco.

01/14/2013

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