Chicago Baby ShowThe Chicago Baby Show debuts this weekend, which is meant to help families have a more positive experience during those all-important baby years. Jill Simonian, author and CBS parenting expert, joins CBS 2 from Navy Pier to discuss the latest tips and new gadgets to make raising a baby a little easier.
A Preview Of The Chicago Baby Show At Navy PierCBS 2 speaks with Author and CBS Parenting Expert Jill Simonian about the First Annual Chicago Baby Show at Navy Pier
College Freshman FindsLifestyle expert, Nekia Nichelle, visits CBS 2 to share some unique finds for the college freshman dorm room. (www.nekianichelle.com.) Silk’n Blue can be found at silkn.com.
Back To School StressDr. Sheela Raja, a clinical psychologist, visits CBS 2 to talk about back to school anxiety at each grade level, and how parents can help their children overcome the stress. (www.sheelaraja.com)
Magnificent Mutts & Meows RescueLinda Hansen Latelle, president of the organization, visits CBS 2 to talk about the dogs they’ve rescued from the trade of dog meat in South Korea, the importance of adopting rescue dogs and an upcoming fundraising event. (http://magnificentmutts.org/)
Book Aims To Help Women Discuss Eating, Body IssuesAuthor Nancy Goodman visits CBS 2 to talk about her new book turned movie -- 'Surprise Me!' -- and the roles that food and dieting play in the lives of women. (http://surprisememovie.com)
Craft Beer FestivalIf you want to learn about craft beer from A-Z, AlphaBeer 16 is for you! Theresa Carter Goodrich, founder of AlphaBeer, visits CBS 2 to talk about the popularity and uniqueness of her craft beers. The three-hour tasting tour takes place Saturday, Aug. 12. (http://alphabeer.com/)
Farmer's Market CocktailsLooking for creative ways to use your farmer's market produce? Phillip Smith, beverage director of “The Walk-In,” visits CBS 2 to show us how to turn summer fruit into tasty drinks! (http://logansquarefarmersmarket.org, https://www.thewalkinchicago.com/)
'Escape from Nigeria: A Memoir of Faith, Love and War'Maudlyne Iherijika, a journalist and author, visits CBS 2 to talk about her new book and how her family escaped the Nigerian Civil War and came to the United States nearly 50 years ago. (voiceofawoman.info)
Arun’s Thai Restaurant’s New Educational SeriesArun Sampanthavivat, owner and executive chef of the Chicago staple, visits CBS 2 to talk about its new educational series, which teaches diners about Thai culture, as well as the dishes that they are eating. (http://www.arunsthai.com)
Traveling Whisky EmporiumThe Pitchfork music festival is in full swing at Chicago's Union Park this weekend, and there's plenty to check out aside from the performances. New at the fest this year is the John Dewar & Sons Traveling Whisky Emporium. Brand ambassador, Gabe Cardarella, visits CBS 2 with a look at the new attraction, as well as the tastings that will be available this weekend.
Taste Of EvanstonThe Taste of Chicago isn't the only food fest around this weekend. Sunday is the Taste of Evanston, a unique one-night food fest in the North suburbs. Hecky Powell, owner of Hecky's Barbecue, visits CBS 2 to share how this fest differs from others we have throughout the city. (tasteofevanston.org, Heckys.com)
Chicago's Natural WondersConservation Photographer, Mike MacDonald, visits CBS 2 to show us the bounty of nature preserves and areas to visit in Chicago. (ChicagoNature.com, ChicagoNatureNow.com)
Bastille Day Celebrations In ChicagoChicago is one of 50 U.S. cities that hosts annual Bastille Day celebrations, which is the French National Day. Chef Dominique Tougne, chef and owner of Chez Moi, visits CBS 2 to talk about Bastille Day and share some French recipes to make at home! (http://www.bastilledaychicago.org/)
Summer SippersKen Pritz, beverage director of the River Roast restaurant, visits CBS 2 to talk about summer sippers, cocktails to make for the Fourth of July! (http://www.riverroastchicago.com/#_home)
Square Roots Festival PreviewLuke Creagan, executive chef of Bistro Campagne, visits CBS 2 to talk about next week’s Square Roots Festival in Lincoln Square. The annual fest is a unique craft beer and music experience. (www.squareroots.org)
Three Agencies Form A Strike Task Force To Stop Chicago ViolenceCBS 2's Erin Kennedy and Marissa Bailey talk with Chief Anthony Riccio of the Bureau of Organized Crime
Creating Healthy EatersRegistered Dietician Vicki Shanta Retelny visits the CBS 2 studios to share ideas about how to get kids interested in eating healthier. Head to her website, http://simplecravingsrealfood.com/, for further information about VIcki's lifestyle nutrition tips and recipes, or check her out on Twitter/Instagram: @vsrnutrition.
Summer Beauty TipsStyle expert and host of Marie Claire’s “The Fix," Brittney Levine, joins CBS 2 to share her best beauty tips to keep us looking our best, despite the hot weather.
National Iced Tea MonthFor National Iced Tea Month, Argo Tea teamed up with CH Distillery to create ice tea infused cocktails. Mika Ishida, Argo Tea product marketing & merchandising manager, and Jake Galobich, a CH Distillery mixologist, visit CBS 2 to share three recipes with us.
Chicago CaresIn one week, more than 5,000 volunteers from across the city will join together for Chicago's largest day of service. Nicole Amling, Director of External Affairs, visits CBS 2 to share a preview of Saturday's event. (https://www.chicagocares.org/)
Father's Day Gift IdeasCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot speaks with entertainment and lifestyle expert, Josh McBride about top Father's Day gift ideas.
On Stage With Chris Jones: Hubbard Street Dance and Bright Half LifeChris Jones discusses Hubbard Street Dance and the play, Bright Half Life
Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro - 5 Time Rib Champion At Ribfest ChicagoCBS 2's Lionel Moise speaks to Matt Maroni, General Manager of Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro about what they will be offering at Ribfest.