Monday, January 26, 2015

64 - Mac & Cheese Productions

Meet Saya Hillman, owner of Mac & Cheese Productions, a business that helps people grow community and grow themselves in unique and fun ways. In this episode, Saya talks about how unemployment led to a life of yes, addresses the serious issue of man-spreading and gives an incredible list of Chicago Secrets (seriously, get a pen and paper out).


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Monday, January 12, 2015

In Memory of Jason Chin

Last week, our friend and past guest Jason Chin passed away. He was the guest on our very first episode of 2014 and we will begin 2015 by replaying his episode from last year, to honor and remember an amazing man and pillar of the Chicago comedy community. You will be missed, Jason.






Monday, December 29, 2014

2014 Year Review

It's time for ye olde Year End Review, a special look back at the highs and lows in Chicago over the past year. And congratulations to Deborah F. for winning the Soup and Bread cookbook giveaway

We're excited to be back in 2015 and to get started on our 4th year of bringing you the people who make Chicago go. Have a wonderful holiday season and happy a new year!

Monday, December 15, 2014

63 - Business Partners, the Chamber for Uptown

Sarah Brune, Associate Director for Business Partners, the Chamber for Uptown. In this episode, Sarah tells us all about what a chamber of commerce does, shares what's happening in Uptown (spoiler alert: there is no rat king), invites Chicagoans to make use of their turn signals and shares a place to go in the city where you'll feel a million miles away.



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Monday, November 24, 2014

62 - Soup and Bread

Meet Martha Bayne, founder of Soup and Bread a free weekly community meal and hunger relief fundraiser. In this episode, Martha talks about what it takes to bring together cooks and locals for food and fundraising each week, gives Rahm a good talking to and encourages us all to get out of our shells and hang out in Humboldt Park.


We're giving away a signed copy of Martha's book Soup and Bread Cookbook: Building Community One Pot at a Time
 

It's easy to win. Just e-mail us and put the name of your favorite soup in the subject line (recipe not required but we won't stop you!).

Soup and Bread meets every Wednesday from 5:30-8 at the Hideout. You can find Soup and Bread online and also Martha Bayne online.

We're online too! Write to us at yourchicagopodcast@gmail.com or call 773-234-5573.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

61 - Your Music 2

Meet some of the local bands in Chicago in another Your Music episode!

This week we bring you

Tens
The Limbos
The Mizzerables (featured on ep. 60)

Full disclosure: Stefania knows someone in each of these bands because she's just that popular.

Are you a band that would like to be featured on our show? E-mail us at yourchicagopodcast@gmail.com

Monday, October 27, 2014

60 - The Mizzerables

Meet Joe Mizzi, founder and lead singer of The Mizzerables. In this episode Joe talks about starting a band in Chicago, the painful cost of parking and people watching at after work bars.





You can find Joe on Twitter and on his own podcast, the Whoacast (where you can also hear Stefania!)

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