Premiered Friday, October 12, 2012
How a Mexican American came to own a kosher fish market. A former garbage dump that is now a nature center. And, two brothers inherit a puppet-opera legacy.
Premiered Friday, October 05, 2012
A 9-year old orchestra conductor. A summer camp teaches kids to play the blues. A local Afghan refugee and his ancient instrument. And, a Polish immigrant makes rousing dance music in Chicago.
Premiered Friday, February 18, 2011
A bizarre newspaper photo leads Jay on a quest to understand a 100 year old murder. Chicago through the lens of homeless photographers. And Vivian Maier – the prolific photo genius whose work appeared only after her death.
Premiered Friday, February 11, 2011
New tattoos that heal old pain. A Chicago woman transforms a tragic loss into a unique mentoring program. A family honors its loss by helping young mothers with breast cancer. And, sailing with no limits.
Premiered Friday, February 04, 2011
A bike shop where kids learn mechanics – and get paid in bikes! The "Harvard" for community organizers. A panhandler shares his trade secrets. And adult artists with developmental disabilities.