Your Chicago

A rehearsal of a Chicago Children's Choir ensemble. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago Children’s Choir

The citywide choir network has been giving kids aged eight to eighteen a voice for nearly 60 years. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

12/13/2013

Field Museum

Your Chicago: 1893 World’s Fair Retrospective

The Field Museum is digging into its century-old archive to explain to the world what the 1893 Columbian Exposition was all about.

11/22/2013

The Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot has a family-friendly vibe. (Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot)

Your Chicago: Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

It started off as a modest event 30 years ago to help the hungry. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

11/15/2013

A student learns how to record a rap song as part of the embarc educational program. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Embarc Education Program

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.

11/08/2013

The Old Town School Of Folk Music (CBS)

Your Chicago: Old Town School Of Folk Music

(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 […]

11/01/2013

Emily Bear (CBS)

Your Chicago: Piano Prodigy Emily Bear

(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 […]

10/25/2013

The Music Box movie theater in Lakeview. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Lakeview

The North Side neighborhood has been changing and growing quickly over the past few decades. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

10/04/2013

Pullman (CBS)

Your Chicago: Historic Pullman Neighborhood

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson looks at Pullman’s origins as part of the Pullman Railcar empire — and its future.

09/27/2013

Testa Produce in Chicago has the city's only wind turbine. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Testa Produce And Green Energy

(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 […]

08/23/2013

Uncommon Ground has a rooftop garden used in dishes. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Restaurant Rooftop Gardens

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.

08/02/2013

Members of UPS for DownS hold a recent training session. (CBS)

Your Chicago: UPS for DownS

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson introduces us to United Parent Support for Down Syndrome.

07/19/2013

One of the residents of the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Judy Istock Butterly Haven

(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 […]

07/12/2013

Internationally Acclaimed Exhibition Arrives In Chicago, Last Stop Of World Tour

Impressionism, Fashion, And Modernity exhibit comes to Chicago.

CBS 2–06/28/2013

A rooftop venue in Chicago. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Rooftop Getaways

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan heads to a few of the very best-rated outdoor spaces — old and new.

06/14/2013

An Old Town streetscape. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Old Town

(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 […]

05/31/2013

Two members of Barley's Angels -- a craft-beer-drinking club for women. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Women Who Love Craft Beer

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.

05/10/2013

CCA Academy in Chicago specializes in urban-farming classes that include "aquaponics." (CBS)

Your Chicago: CCA Academy And ‘Aquaponics’

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.

05/03/2013

The Little Goat, Stephanie Izard's companion diner to her popular Girl and the Goat. (CBS)

Your Chicago: The Girl Behind The Goat

Stephanie Izard has become a restaurant superstar. Now, she has struck again. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

04/26/2013

Members of the Chicago Community Chorus rehearse. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago Community Chorus

(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, […]

04/12/2013

Employees are taking a fitness challenge at Global Capacity, a Chicago firm. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Global Capacity’s Fitness Challenge

One Loop-based company decided to take the health challenge. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson explains.

03/15/2013

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