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Made In Chicago: Wurst Kitchen Sausage

Made in Chicago with the Wurst Kitchen Sausage Company in Aurora.

01/07/2013

The Onion

Made In Chicago: A Skewed View Of The News

With tongue firmly in cheek, the Onion serves up wacky news every day on its website and in its newspaper.

12/17/2012

Co-owner John Wray and "Roundy" of Green Paws Chicago.

Made In Chicago: Green Paws Chicago Bonds With Pets

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.

12/10/2012

Made In Chicago: W.S. Darley Co.

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.

12/03/2012

Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tours. (Credit: Chicago Hauntings Facebook Page)

Made In Chicago: Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tours

It’s been said that Chicago is one of America’s most haunted cities.

10/22/2012

Katherine_Anne

Made In Chicago: Katherine Anne’s Confections

Katherine Anne Duncan’s delicious confections were inspired by her experiences growing up on a Wisconsin farm.

10/01/2012

Made In Chicago: Heartland Alliance Refugee Services

Made In Chicago: Heartland Alliance Refugee Services, in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood, provides assistance for foreigners who have relocated in Chicago.

09/24/2012

A self-portrait of Chicago photographer Vivian Maier. (Photo courtesy: Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations)

New Book To Recognize Obscure Chicago Photographer Vivian Maier

A Chicago woman who lived in obscurity is now recognized for her extraordinary legacy.

WBBM Newsradio–09/03/2012

The 4,000 square foot classic arcade, at 2719 W. Algonquin Road, houses about 60 machines grouped according to category. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Made In Chicago: Classic Algonquin Arcade

Want to play Pac Man, Asteroids or Donkey Kong? If you said yes, you might have been a gamer back in the 1980s.

08/27/2012

Mike Nussbaum

Chicago Actor Mike Nussbaum Still Going Strong At 88

Mike Nussbaum has played Broadway and Hollywood, but considers himself a Chicago actor.

WBBM Newsradio–08/13/2012

Scott Pizza Bag

Chicago Man Markets A Bag For Transporting Your Pizza

Chicagoan Ron Scott’s got a brand new bag – a pizza bag.

WBBM Newsradio–07/30/2012

Chicago Crime Scene Cleanup

Chicago Crime Scene Cleanup Handles Murder Scenes, Meth Labs, Hoarders

Chicago Crime Scene Clean Up is a 5-year old company that specializes in cleaning up murder and death scenes, hoarder situations and meth labs that have been discovered by police.

WBBM Newsradio–07/16/2012

Cara Health

Cara Health: Using Voice Technology To Determine Patient Needs

Cara Health started in Dublin, but has now moved to Chicago and is among the innovators at the 1871 Incubator in the Merchandise Mart.

WBBM Newsradio–07/09/2012

Orbit Skate Center

Not Much Has Changed In 40 Years At Orbit Skate Center

Musical tastes aside, little has changed at the Orbit Skate Center in Palatine since it first opened in 1972.

WBBM Newsradio–07/02/2012

Hebru Brantley Mural

Hebru Brantley: From Graffiti Tagger To Skilled Mural Artist

Artist Hebru Brantley began his career as a graffiti tagger, always looking over his shoulder for the police.

WBBM Newsradio–06/25/2012

Grand Trunk

Grand Trunk Uses Sand Pockets To Keep Your Beach Blanket On The Ground

The sand on Chicago’s beaches can be useful, if you want to keep your beach blanket from blowing away.

WBBM Newsradio–06/18/2012

American Science And Surplus

Find Everything Under The Sun At American Science And Surplus

You never know what you’re going to find next at one of American Science and Surplus’ stores, or in its catalog.

WBBM Newsradio–06/11/2012

Derby Lite

Finding Your Inner Roller Derby Girl At Derby Lite

On a Saturday morning inside a South Side Chicago gym, 8 women suit up with helmets, skates, and protective pads. But they won’t be giving elbows or checking their opponents at Derby Lite.

WBBM Newsradio–05/21/2012

Tactical Daddy "diaper bag." (Credit: Tactical Daddy)

Tactical Daddy: Baby Gear For The Manly Man

Marcus Melnick had been marketing police vests when his wife gave birth to their second child nearly six years ago.

05/07/2012

Paul Wargaski

Musician Hones Craft Of Violin Making In Wicker Park

When Paul Wargaski isn’t playing bass with the folk and bluegrass band Tangleweed, his is making basses, violins and other instruments at his Wicker Park studio.

WBBM Newsradio–04/30/2012

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