50 episodes

It’s All Good, a Block Club Chicago podcast about the people who make our neighborhoods great.

It's All Good - A Block Club Chicago Podcast Block Club Chicago

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    • 4.9 • 88 Ratings

It’s All Good, a Block Club Chicago podcast about the people who make our neighborhoods great.

    Episode 45 - Fixing Chicago’s Restaurants — One Future Chef At A Time

    Episode 45 - Fixing Chicago’s Restaurants — One Future Chef At A Time

    Impact Culinary Training is a 12-week, no-cost training program for 16-24 year olds from the city's West Side. The program aims to diversify our city's kitchens while improving an often stressful and difficult workplace.

    • 20 min
    Episode 44 - The New White Sox Host Is Living His Dream

    Episode 44 - The New White Sox Host Is Living His Dream

    Ryan Lee grew up a White Sox fan in the South Suburbs. After achieving one goal of working in Chicago radio, Lee is now one of the in-game hosts for his hometown team.

    • 20 min
    Episode 43 - The Mom Who Fought For Clean Air

    Episode 43 - The Mom Who Fought For Clean Air

    Gina Ramirez has fought politicians and petcoke to keep her beloved Southeast Side clean. The third-generation resident now has a new motivation to keep polluters in check - her 8-year-old son, who she hopes will continue her family's legacy in the neighborhood.

    • 20 min
    Episode 42 -A Barber, An Entrepreneur, A Missing Ring, And A Mom Fighting For Her Son

    Episode 42 -A Barber, An Entrepreneur, A Missing Ring, And A Mom Fighting For Her Son

    It's been one year of the 'It's All Good' and we're celebrating by highlighting four stories that not only highlight great Chicagoans, but ones that were included in our Lisagor Award nominations!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 41 - The Logan Square Man Battling Muscular Dystrophy With An Apron And An Oven

    Episode 41 - The Logan Square Man Battling Muscular Dystrophy With An Apron And An Oven

    After years of struggling with physical problems, Billy Zureikat was diagnosed with a rare disease. His love of cooking has provided a creative and therapeutic outlet, and he's on a mission to help others through his culinary skills.

    • 21 min
    Episode 40 - From Weed Arrests To Cannabis Entrepreneurs

    Episode 40 - From Weed Arrests To Cannabis Entrepreneurs

    People once arrested for marijuana possession are now learning how to work in the legal weed industry thanks to a scholarship program funded by cannabis tax revenues.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

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This is what a Chicago podcast should be. Excellent.

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It’s a breath of fresh air to hear about positive and inspiring stories of people, businesses, and neighborhoods that make this city great.

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I subscribe to Block Club Chicago and love their reporting. This podcast is up to their high standards. I learn so much about what is happening in Chicago and why Chicago is a great city.

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