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I Love My Job

I Love My Job: Kandy Van Custom Painting

Posted on July 21, 2014

With a background in commercial printing, Peter Gamen launched Kandy Van Custom Painting and now hotrods vintage refrigerators with custom paint jobs.

I Love My Job: Bridgeport Pasty

Posted on July 14, 2014

Jay Sebastian and Carrie Clark have brought an English meat pie—called the pasty—across the pound to their Chicago-area restaurant, Bridgeport Pasty.

I Love My Job: Chicago Water Sport Rentals

Posted on July 7, 2014

A full-service water sport company, John Gibbs’ Chicago Water Sport Rentals features fun that includes jet skis, hobie kayaks, paddleboards and flyboards.

I Love My Job: Tamale Spaceship

Posted on June 23, 2014

Pepe Balanzar pilots the Tamale Spaceship, a food truck that brings out of this world tamales to Chicago.

I Love My Job: Building Blocks Toy Store

Posted on June 16, 2014

Boasting a fun atmosphere for kids and parents alike, Katherine McHenry’s Building Blocks Toy Store is a purveyor of interactive, quality toys that keep kids engaged.

I Love My Job: Jeweler

Posted on June 2, 2014

A third-generation jeweler, John Kurji is proprietor at Giovar Jewels, a purveyor of a broad array of customized jewelry.

I Love My Job: Physical Therapist

Posted on May 27, 2014

Having always had a love for sports, physical therapist Patrick Vignona gets ailing athletes on the mend and teaches youngsters about preventative measures.

I Love My Job: Music Teacher

Posted on May 19, 2014

Enriching students’ lives in more than just music, Stephane Collopy enjoys being able to teach children both music and life skills at People’s Music School.

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