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.
The citywide choir network has been giving kids aged eight to eighteen a voice for nearly 60 years. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
The Field Museum is digging into its century-old archive to explain to the world what the 1893 Columbian Exposition was all about.
It started off as a modest event 30 years ago to help the hungry. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
Sometimes the most powerful lessons are learned out of the classroom. That notion is what drives a program in the Chicago Public Schools, CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
(CBS) – There are many of us out there who secretly — or not so secretly — would like to learn to play an instrument. But we may not have the time or know where […]
(CBS) — She’s making a name for herself as a composer and has already performed at the White House and Carnegie Hall. Emily Bear is only 12 years old, but if you close your eyes […]
The North Side neighborhood has been changing and growing quickly over the past few decades. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
CBS 2’s Rob Johnson looks at Pullman’s origins as part of the Pullman Railcar empire — and its future.
(CBS) – In this day and age of environmental efficiency, businesses everywhere are figuring out how they can better utilize eco-friendly technology to improve their companies. There’s one company here in Chicago that is really […]
Everyone knows local food is fresher food, but now Chicago chefs are finding a way to find local food right outside their kitchens. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
CBS 2’s Rob Johnson introduces us to United Parent Support for Down Syndrome.
(CBS) – The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum boasts many must-see sights, from the outdoor nature walk to the “Look In” Lab to the Nature of Eating exhibit. But it’s the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven that […]
Impressionism, Fashion, And Modernity exhibit comes to Chicago.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan heads to a few of the very best-rated outdoor spaces — old and new.
(CBS) — It is one of Chicago’s favorite neighborhoods, partly because of its proximity to the downtown and partly because it has been a center of creativity and comedy for decades. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan […]
The Local Option is a local watering hole in Lincoln Park, a place where women are meeting and drinking with a decidedly serious agenda: to talk about beer, really good beer. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
In tank after tank at CCA — some big, some small — the principles of aquaponics are being put to the test to support urban farming. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
Stephanie Izard has become a restaurant superstar. Now, she has struck again. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
(CBS) – It might be the most talented choir you’ve never heard of, and the Chicago Community Chorus is celebrating its 10th year in 2013. It is made up of professional singers and amateurs alike, […]