As a kid, Bob Fosse danced in the Riff Brothers. Meet his partner, Charlie Grass.
If riding with no hands was an Olympic event, John Kohan would win Gold.
An "augmented reality" app called Chicago00, from the Chicago History Museum, takes you back to Chicago's most notable historic moments.
A native plant gardener convinces his suburban condo board to transform (part of) their lawn to the wilder look of native plants. Meet Dennis Paige.
Most of these women have been bowling together since the 1950s.
It’s the busiest 16” softball league in the world. Washington Park. South Side. And Sarge MacKinnon is in charge.
Vietnam Vet Lon Hodge suffered from PTSD. A dog named Gander changed his life.
A three-acre nature center in one of Chicago’s toughest neighborhoods. Michael and Amelia Howard built it from scratch with a lot of help from their neighbors.
He's one of the country's hottest artists. And he has a degree in Urban Planning. Theaster Gates draws on both to revitalize low income South Side neighborhoods.
A synagogue that’s 98% Black. And 100% Jewish.
How did that ship get in there? Glenn Braun reveals his secret.
What do serious foodies do when cicadas invade Chicago? Eat them, of course. David Hammond shares his favorite recipes.
When this inspirational speaker lost the ability to speak, she was no less inspiring. Meet Anne Marie Schlekeway.
While many public schools cut back on physical education and recess to allow more time for academics, Chicago’s Namaste magnet school adds exercise, yoga, and healthy eating. They say this improves academic performance.
How does Al Capone figure into the Jay's Potato Chip story? If you're from the Chicago area, you probably grew up eating Jay's Potato Chips. But the story may surprise you.
Vivian Maier took over 100,000 photographs in her lifetime, but never showed them to anyone. Now, after her death, some rank her among the best street photographers of the 20th century. This episode tells the story of the Chicago man who stumbled on her negatives at a storage locker sale, and what we are now learning about the life of this remarkable photographer.
James Stastny is old school: he packs a fishing rod, some bait, and a whole lot of patience. His son, Scott, however, uses sonar and an underwater camera and teaches us how technology has improved the art of ice fishing.
Chicago high school students learn finance from one of the state's top teachers.