Your Chicago Episodes
Meet Nick Almendarez, aka Matt Knicks, professional wrestler and owner of Freelance Wrestling. In this episode, Nick talks about backyard wrestling, space monkeys and OG wild onions.
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With the rising temperatures and the looming tax deadline upon us, we were inspired to put together a list of free things to do things in Chicago. In this episode, we cover a surprising number of really fun and really cool things to do around the city without paying a penny. Get out there […]
Meet Susan Abrams, CEO of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. In this episode, get ready to be inspired as Susan tells us the history and mission of a museum that seeks to help visitors “remember the past, transform the future.”
Meet Jen Usellis, Chicago’s own Klingon Pop Warrior. In this episode, Jen tells her tale of going from a non-trekkie to a having her Klingon version of Let It Go in the Disney vault. No nerd cred required to enjoy this fun episode!
It was a really busy year for Chicago! Think you remember all the big things that happened? Join us for our annual Year Review as we look back on some of the major moments we’ve shared as Chicagoans, hear from past guests and celebrate the end of our 4th year bringing you stories from the people […]
D’oh! This week’s guest was no-show. But lucky for all of you, your favorite hosts (in the podcast/Chicago themed/interview show category) had a list episode ready and it’s perfect for the season.
It’s the holidays and your friends and family are descending upon you. So what do you do? In this episode, Stefania and Arden […]
Meet Arlen Parsa, local documentary film maker. In this episode, Arlen talks about the magical journey of discovering and then producing his grandfather’s long lost opera, discusses the proper behavior for traveling to and from a Cubs game (hint, don’t be a dick bag) and shares a secret park to escape to in the […]
Meet Hilary Lake, one of the family owners of Sedgwick Stop. In this episode, Hilary plies us with drinks and talks about the adventures of starting a bar in Chicago, complains about ticketing in the city and shares a hidden spot to catch a burlesque show.
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Meet Shawn Podgerski, co-owner of DonerMen Food Truck. In this episode, Shawn talks about the adventures of owning a food truck.
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