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This guy built this working locomotive from scratch. Now he's making the train car that carried Lincoln's body.
Yes, it's kind of crazy. And they convinced Jay to try it.
Allegra Rosenberg turned her pop culture obsessions into catchy songs and found a huge Youtube following.

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.

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.

Lots of guys like to fish. A few have tried taxidermy. Add lifelike wooden fish-carvings and you have the remarkable Don Dubin.
Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the delightful Bindy Bitterman and her amazing and eclectic little shop.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra French horn player by trade. Monarch Butterfly rancher by passion. Meet Dan Gingrich.