It’s All Good, a Block Club Chicago podcast about the people who make our neighborhoods great.
Episode 4 - The Skater and the Artist
"The Skater and the Artist," focuses on two Chicagoans using their talents to make their communities better.
Enrico Hufana, a longtime skateboarder, has transformed a vacant storefront into a skate park to share his love of skateboarding and to keep kids “socially, mentally and physically” active.
Trenton, a 14-year-old West Side student, won a competition to design the packaging for coffee bags for Drink Happy Thoughts, an Uptown cafe.
Episode 3 - The Barber and the Voice
David McDonald kept hearing a voice to move from Florida to Chicago. Now, he cuts hair for free in Englewood.
Also, other great news from around the city!
Episode 2 - The Pastor and the Ninja
Pastor Reshorna Fitzpatrick of the historic Stone Temple Missionary Baptist Church, and American Ninja Warrior competitor Marcelino Riley are changing two West Side communities one square foot at a time.
Episode 1 - The Chef and the Swimmer
Chef Mike Airhart was inspired to create "Taste for the Homeless" after watching a pizza vendor throw away food in front of a homeless man at the "Taste of Chicago".
Miriam Franchi, a former Roberto Clemente Community Academy swimmer, was shocked to find out the boys and girls programs had been dormant for years. She decided to change that.
The Chef and the Swimmer are two of the many Chicagoans who make our neighborhoods great.
Our final trailer before Episode 1 launches next week!
We're two weeks from launching It's All Good, and here's a little taste of what we're working on!
Perfect 1st episode, Jon!!
I’m a fan of yours from The Jam TV Show and really loved what I heard. The true humanity in the man who gives so much to/for those truly in need...He is an angel here on Earth. Thanks for exposing me to his life story so far. I hope there’s going to be follow up episodes. ☮️❤️🤙🏻🏳️🌈
Chicago Neighborhood News
Great stories that get to the heart of Chicago! Block Club is such a great organization!
Local journalism at its best!
Block Club has been doing hyper-local journalism for years and does it better than anyone. Their new podcast helps being added depth to their stellar reporting!