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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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Your Chicago: Anixter Center

Located on the North Side, it’s part learning, part rehabilitation and part work center, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

05/02/2014

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Your Chicago: Hockey On Your Block

For Chicago hedge fund manager Ray Lilja, hockey has been a lifelong passion he is now sharing with others – specifically, with kids from the inner city who might not be able to afford the expensive equipment and ice time. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

04/25/2014

The Kangaroo Cup was invented with the help of Inventables software. (Imagiroo.com)

Your Chicago: Inventables

A Chicago company is blazing a trail with software and 3-D printers to physically create your invention. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

04/04/2014

YouTube clip for a promotional video for luminAID. (Luminaid.com)

Your Chicago: The Developers Of luminAID

Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta saw the images from the Haiti earthquake – with its people plunged into total darkness — and developed a rechargeable product that could provide light through solar technology.

03/07/2014

Mile Square Health Center (CBS)

Your Chicago: Mile Square Health Center

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan visits a healthcare provider that has been helping the uninsured for decades.

02/28/2014

Jackie Taylor (CBS)

Your Chicago: Black Ensemble Theater

The Uptown venue has an ambitious goal: to end racism. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

02/21/2014

A mound of computer mice at FreeGeek computer recycling center. (CBS)

Your Chicago: FreeGeek Computer Center

Volunteers at the Logan Square organization can learn to deconstruct and then reconstruct donated computers. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

01/31/2014

Rachel Barton Pine, left; Maud Powell (CBS)

Your Chicago: Honoring Violinist Maud Powell

One Illinois woman will be receiving an honorary GRAMMY Sunday for her trailblazing work as a talented violinist. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

01/24/2014

Blues legend Buddy Guy. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Buddy Guy’s Legends

The 77-year-old hungered for greatness ever since he grew up on a Louisiana plantation, picking cotton and picking the guitar. By the time he got to Chicago in the late 1950s, he was just plain hungry.

01/10/2014

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