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Aug. 11, 2022

Hey Bear!

We're walking through Lemont from Nick's Tavern to Matt's Barbecue to get a history lesson, meet some fun locals, and learn the l…

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Aug. 5, 2022

The Coolest Theater On The South Side

A Blue Island landmark re-opens this weekend in a big way as The Lyric Theater returns. Pat Disabato sits down with us talk about…

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July 28, 2022

A Summer Of Live Music

Eric Kristensen of Q101 joins us with backstage vibes and practical tips for anyone going to Lollapalooza this weekend. Based on …

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July 21, 2022

Sgt Reckless And The Rock & Roll Priest

This week South Side Pod sits down with Father Tom Hurley, who brings South Side Summerfest to Marist High School this weekend. T…

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July 14, 2022

The South Side Gets Paranormal

Sit down this week with Neal Gibbons of Graveside Paranormal as he prepares for Parapalooza 2022 in Bridgeview. The all day event…

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July 7, 2022

A Taste Of The South Side

A unique week for our hosts presents the opportunity to have a taste of many local eateries, breweries and personalities in "30 M…

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June 30, 2022

Finding Love & Cheese Online

After Lemont boasted about their fireworks on last week's episode, Palos Heights responds. Lauren Koszola joins up with their com…

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June 23, 2022

A Heat Wave Of South Side Fun

Hailstorm Brewing in Tinley Park celebrated 8 years last week, and we shared some great beer and laughs with them. The folks from…

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June 16, 2022

South Side Boat Captain

Meet a south side boat captain and find out how he went from Evergreen Park to Lemont to the Navy to a Lake Michigan Fire Boat To…

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June 9, 2022

Prayers Before Drinking

The South Side has a lot of first generation Americans as part of our culture. We sit down with two of them as they talk about ce…

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June 3, 2022

Eat The Pig

We're chilling on the patio of Flossmoor Station Brewing Company next to their soon-to-open caboose bar and tasting new summer br…

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May 26, 2022

As We Walk Through Fields Of Peppers

We are all over the South Side of Chicago this week with a trip to Pollyanna Brewing Company, where after tasting some beer we al…

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May 19, 2022

The Beef Is In Beverly

The South Side of Chicago has something for everyone, including those that was farm-to-table beef. We're at Horse Thief Hollow th…

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May 12, 2022

Do You Wanna Start A Podcast?

Chicago radio mainstay James VanOsdol has gone full-time podcaster, and now he is trying to grow the community in the Chicago are…

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May 5, 2022

Festivals, Horses, Brews & Mom

We have fun from a huge party in BLUE ISLAND with local artists and start-up businesses, hot sauces & Mayor Fred Bilotto taste-te…

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April 28, 2022

Brought Together By Beer

Police and Fire face off in a brewing contest for a great cause at Horse Thief Hollow in BEVERLY, and we're chatting with one of …

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April 21, 2022

Ain’t No One Trick Pony

We are heading to LANSING this week to visit One Trick Pony, the hidden brewery that takes you back to local brewing roots. Jason…

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April 14, 2022

Hungry For Some Bucky Cheds

A south suburb has been named "Tree City USA" and we have one of the main folks behind it as Earth Day & Arbor Day approach. A co…

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April 5, 2022

Mailing Away Your DNA

South Side Pod has booked our first public festival appearance of the spring, and we have John Streetz on to tell you about the h…

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March 24, 2022

Beware Large Flightless Birds

We are in Blue Island trying a beer from Blue Island Beer Company with a comic book feel. The guys wrap their head around being d…

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March 17, 2022

Green Boots, Orange Beers & Giant Varmints

From a huge party during the South Side Irish Parade to family plans for Easter, we have it all covered in "30 Minutes of Good!" …

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March 10, 2022

A Hailstorm On Parade Weekend

Relax! The title is a play on words! It looks like Parade Day on the South Side will be pretty nice. But, we are visiting Hailsto…

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March 3, 2022

It’s South Side Spring!

The temperature gets over 40 degrees and the South Side is ready to rock. We party with folks along Western Avenue in Beverly as …

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Feb. 24, 2022

You’re Running For What?!

The world is so crazy. Why would anyone want to get into politics now? Lemont's own Eric Carlson woke up one morning in a new US …

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