Premiered Friday, January 04, 2013
A suburban mansion with one of the world's largest collections of automatic musical instruments. A rare book collector’s paradise closes its doors. An overstuffed antique "ephemera" shop. And one man's passion for Chicago's Century of Progress World's Fair.
Premiered Friday, November 09, 2012
A doctor in Chinatown doles out herbal remedies. A photographer’s passion brings healing to grieving families. A suburban wrestling coach faces his toughest match, and, equine therapy for people with disabilities.
Premiered Friday, November 02, 2012
The unique artistic talent of our own Phil Ponce. A look inside the home of outsider artist Henry Darger. The Field Museum’s artist in residence, and the Chicago man who made taxidermy an art.
Premiered Friday, October 26, 2012
Three of these stories are about Chicagoans improving their lives and the lives of people around them. A man gives back to his community after a stint in prison. Yoga and meditation at Cook County Jail. A Chicago mentoring program that pairs at risk youth with local businesses. And one story is about a suburban man who is moving forward literally: he runs barefoot – year round!
Premiered Friday, October 19, 2012
A suburban man convinces his neighbors to love native plant gardens. The greenest synagogue in the world. As the Emerald Ash Borer destroys thousands of local trees, researchers try to build a better ash tree. And, a Great Blue Heron nesting colony in Northwest Indiana.