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Volunteers dig for Civil War-era artifacts at the former Camp Douglas. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Camp Douglas, A Civil War Historic Site

The South Side encampment was named after 19th Century Illinois politician Steven Douglas and was one of the most important Union camps during the Civil War. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

07/31/2015

Chicago Tree Project (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago Tree Project

Tired of seeing the trees being decimated, the Chicago Park District called on artists to begin turning the trees from eyesores to neighborhood gems. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

07/10/2015

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Your Chicago: Al Fresco Dining

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan checks out three new hot spots.

07/03/2015

Barrel of Monkeys performs in front of school children. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Barrel Of Monkeys

The program exposes Chicago Public Schools students to creative writing and professionally trained actors. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

05/01/2015

Rush University Medical Center's Enable Veterans Program teaches former members of the military job skills in the computer field. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Enabled Veteran Program

Rush University Medical Center is training veterans in the highly competitive, highly sought-after information technology field. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

04/24/2015

The Peterson Garden Project, known for teaching people how to grow food, is now teaching folks how to cook gourmet-quality meals. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Peterson Garden Project

Now, the organization is teaching people how to cook the food they grow. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

03/13/2015

The Rink (CBS)

Your Chicago: The Rink

In every community there is a place where the neighborhood comes to gather. On the Southeast Side of Chicago, for the past 40 years, that place has been The Rink.

02/20/2015

Julieanna Richardson (CBS)

Your Chicago: History Makers

A Chicago-based project to record the histories of African Americans has received some significant recognition. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

01/30/2015

The skating rink at Maggie Daley Park opened Saturday. (Credit: Chicago Park District)

Your Chicago: Skating Ribbon At Maggie Daley Park

(CBS) — At this time of year, Chicagoans may be looking for something fun to do. Well, rejoice, there is something. It’s new, it is innovative, unusual, and, so far, a big hit. CBS 2’s […]

01/16/2015

Curse Of The Tempest Jewel

Your Chicago: ‘The Curse Of The Tempest Jewel’

(CBS) – There is a movie premier this Sunday unlike any other. “The Curse of the Tempest Jewel” is a local production that features the talents of a very special group of people. CBS 2’s […]

12/12/2014

Members of the Apollo Chorus of Chicago rehearse. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Apollo Chorus

The oldest musical group in the city formed a year after the Great Chicago Fire. The organization is still around. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

10/31/2014

Members of the Lake County Lightning visit CBS 2. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Lake County Lightning

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson introduces us to another team of young winners from the Chicago region.

09/26/2014

Chicago Water Taxi (Credit: Wendella)

Your Chicago: Chicago Water Taxi

Three hundred thousand people a year take a Chicago Water Taxi on the Chicago River. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

08/08/2014

Growing Home, an urban farm in Englewood. (Growing Home Facebook)

Your Chicago: Growing Home, An Urban Farm

It’s part farm, part job training, part produce stand. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

07/25/2014

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Your Chicago: Al Fresco Dining

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan takes us on a tour of some of Chicago’s nicest outdoor dining areas.

07/11/2014

An example of one of Jeff Zimmermann's murals (Jazim.com)

Your Chicago: Muralist Jeff Zimmermann

Jeff Zimmermann creates public works of art that can be enjoyed by everyone, and you don’t have to look far to find his work. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

06/13/2014

Scenes Of Summer: Millennium Park

Your Chicago: Millennium Park

It almost needs no introduction, but time flies: Millennium Park is 10 years old. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson pays a visit to the popular attraction.

06/06/2014

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Your Chicago: Devon Avenue

A walk along Devon Avenue is a feast for the senses: the food, the fashion, the shopping and the scenery. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

05/30/2014

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Your Chicago: Farmers Markets

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports on why farmers like to be a part and why customers keep coming back.

05/16/2014

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Your Chicago: 1871 Tech Incubator

Take one step inside 1871 and you can sense the energy here is different: a place to inspire creativity and support innovation. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

05/09/2014

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