Episodes

Nov. 24, 2022

I’m The Gift!

At what point do you become the gift in a destination wedding? The guys determine when you can just put a bow on yourself and che…

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Nov. 17, 2022

Cosplay & Crafts

John Streetz visits us with stories from his local south side craft festivals. We try some bourbons and talk cosplay, comics and …

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Nov. 10, 2022

Happy Dads

Some south side schools are pushing for state titles. One suburb just keeps rolling out unique community events. There's all kind…

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Nov. 3, 2022

Meat Over Miles On The South Side

Lemont is having a Meat-A-Thon and south side high school football teams are rolling early in the IHSA Playoffs. We have the righ…

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Oct. 27, 2022

South Side Ghost Stories

Neal Gibbons hosts haunted tours, communicates with spirits and knows the origin story of Ressurection Mary. He stops by for a sp…

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Oct. 20, 2022

Your Friendly Neighborhood Ghostbuster

Some people dress as a ghostbuster for Halloween. Some do it year round. Meet the South Suburbs Ghostbuster looking for a few peo…

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Oct. 13, 2022

Ken Garr: South Side Hero

Ken Garr grew up in the Ashburn neighborhood and had a solid south side life in Tinley Park. Then he left his job, sold everythin…

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Oct. 6, 2022

That’s Quite A Dunkel

We sit at the bar and chat with the organizers of a BRew & Sip at Brother Rice this weekend that will feature local breweries, di…

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Sept. 29, 2022

Festival Season Hits The South Side

Our 2022 South Side Oktoberfest Tour kicks off with fun at Pollyanna Brewing's festival at The Forge in Lemont. We chat with head…

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Sept. 23, 2022

How did YOU miss THAT?!

Life is busy. Sometimes you miss something you shouldn't have missed. We here at South Side Pod are giving you a second chance. F…

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Sept. 15, 2022

Feelin’ Like A Farmer

You asked, we answered! South Side Pod travels to Palos Heights to explore some incredible small businesses at their weekly Farme…

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Sept. 9, 2022

Save The Turtles, Eat A Butterfly

In this episode of "30 Minutes Of Good" we're learning about the south side charity Christmas Without Cancer and several events c…

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Sept. 1, 2022

Friday Night Lights

The south side loves high school football, and crowds seem to be getting bigger every year. Tim O'Brien, sports editor from the B…

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Aug. 25, 2022

All Aboard The Beer Train

We're talking beer with south side brewer Ryan Czaja at Flossmoor Station Brewing Company this week. This local brewery and resta…

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Aug. 18, 2022

Selling South Side Soccer

In Oak Forest the high school soccer games are more like a minor league baseball experience with promotions, in-game fun for the …

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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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