Nolan McClelland and Pete Stadalsky are taking a 1,000-mile canoe trip to raise money for diabetes research. Both their fathers have Type 1 diabetes. (Credit: Paddle To Cure Diabetes)

Suburban Duo Paddling 1,000 Miles For Diabetes Research

Two young men from the suburbs have embarked on a 1,000-mile canoe trip from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Gulf of Mexico, to benefit diabetes research.


Baby Foot/Shoe (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Mobile Pregnancy Services Provider Sues Elgin Over Shutdown

A mobile ultrasound provider has filed a federal lawsuit against the northwest suburban Elgin over a zoning restriction the plaintiff says prevents many women from obtaining free reproductive health services.


Pedal To The People

Made In Chicago: Pedal To The People

Adam Clark tows spare parts to broken bikes behind his own bicycle, which is the mobile headquarters for his service – Pedal to the People.

WBBM Newsradio–08/08/2011

(credit: SilvrSpoon)

Interactive Dining With SilvrSpoon

On the surface, SilvrSpoon looks like a combination of OpenTable, GrubHub and Yelp. But in reality, says SilvrSpoon’s Nick Terkay, “It’s a whole platform engaging customers and restaurants to interact in the dining environment like never before.”