Made In 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.
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.
A Chicago woman who lived in obscurity is now recognized for her extraordinary legacy.
Want to play Pac Man, Asteroids or Donkey Kong? If you said yes, you might have been a gamer back in the 1980s.
Mike Nussbaum has played Broadway and Hollywood, but considers himself a Chicago actor.
Chicagoan Ron Scott’s got a brand new bag – a pizza bag.
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.
Cara Health started in Dublin, but has now moved to Chicago and is among the innovators at the 1871 Incubator in the Merchandise Mart.
Musical tastes aside, little has changed at the Orbit Skate Center in Palatine since it first opened in 1972.
Artist Hebru Brantley began his career as a graffiti tagger, always looking over his shoulder for the police.