While some programs have met with success, other farms in the city haven't had success. We check in with some farmers trying to bring farming-and healthy eating-to city neighborhoods. And, the city celebrates the U.S. Little League champs.
We talk about the uptick in funding to vocational training programs as more graduates are finding work in their fields of study. And, with constituents expressing disapproval for their elected officials, how are incumbents staying in office?
Preservationists are pushing for Chicago's Pullman neighborhood to be included in the National Park System. We learn more about the neighborhood's history. And one family goes all in on the Chicago Triathlon this weekend.
We get a recap of the Jackie Robinson West game against Pearland, TX, and we take a look at the deep Polish roots of Chicago's Avondale neighborhood. And, "Reclaimed Soul" host, Ayana Contreras, pays homage to the "Godfather of Soul."
We check in with Chicago's Department of Public Health Commissioner to learn more about the state of mental health care services. And, Waukegan wants to pay homage to a literary native. Plus, we get a taste of an original score to Buster Keaton's 1927 film, "The General."
We get an update on the hearings aimed at answering questions about growing, selling and using medical marijuana in Illinois. Writer and comedian Neal Brennan gives us the scoop on his new show, "The Approval Matrix." Plus, the music of legend Hank Williams.
We learn more about the holes happening at the Dunes, and take a closer look at the debate over fracking in Illinois. Plus, we have a conversation with an important, but not very well known, music figure in Chicago who's looking to give rebirth to the live music scene on Chicago's South Side.