Gary and the crew travel to Milwaukee to meet with the "Gouda Girls" to find out how they started an award-winning grilled cheese food truck. Then they head to Detroit to talk to "McClure’s Pickles", who started a pickle company that went from the farmers market to a global brand. Last, they stop by Pittsburgh to meet with "House of the Dead", a zombie store that has customers dying to buy some zombie swag.
Gary and the crew start in Chicago to meet with Jon Porter, who created "Chicago Pizza Tours", a business that's taking a bite out of Chicago. Then they head to Pittsburgh to meet with Lori and Marybeth, the who started the new, hip youth clothing line "Yo Bro", apparel for little dudes! And last, they swing by Milwaukee to meet with Tim, the seasoned contractor and designer who built the "Iron Horse Hotel."
Gary and the crew travel to Pittsburgh to talk to Jon, the creator of "Pittsburgh Paragliding", a new business that's really taking flight for Pittsburgh tourism. Then they head to Chicago to meet with Brock and Prosper, who start "Vivid Braille" a new retail clothing store with a creative twist. And last they swing by Indianapolis to talk to Colin, who invented "The Garden Tower Project", and new way of growing fresh organic vegetables.
Gary and the crew are heading to Brooklyn, New York to talk to Monique, who began "Akwaaba", a unique bed and breakfast that's getting rave reviews. Then they travel to Indianapolis to speak with Heather, who started "Retro 101," Indiana's first fashion boutique on wheels. And last, they swing by Milwaukee to meet with Ray, who created "Rays Indoor Mountain Bike Park" a place for anyone from amateurs to professionals to enjoy biking year round.
Gary and the crew travel to Pittsburgh to meet with Josephine, who started "La Dorita," a new brand of dulce de leche, moving her grandmother's secret recipe to shelves around the country. Then they head to Washington, DC to speak with Cynthia, the owner and artist of "Cirque Du Rouge," who's taking the artistry and tradition of tattoos design to a new level. And last, they venture over to Chicago to meet with Ethan and Desiree, the founder of Give Forward, an online fundraising site that aims to help with medical expenses.
Gary and the crew head to Indianapolis to chat with Bev, who started Happy Dog Hotel and Spa, a pet facility that's provides high-standard care for man's best friend. Then they travel to Cleveland to meet with Al "Bubba" Baker, NFL player turned restaurateur, who began "Bubba's Q," a family restaurant with a lot of heart and some very unique ribs. And last, they trek over to Detroit to speak with Roger, who created "Train Like A Savage," a no-holds-barred workout regime that's mental and physically challenging its devotees.
Gary and the crew head to Detroit to talk to Tawny, who started "Pink Pump," a trendy boutique that's dressing and accessorizing fashionista throughout southeast Michigan. Then they make their way to Milwaukee to meet with Ian and Jason, who created "Newaukee," a social media site that's helping young professionals to connect and explore all that Milwaukee has to offer. And last they venture to Chicago, to chat with Chastity, the founder "Urban Fit Clubs," a network that provides its members with access to a number of Chicago's best boutique fitness studios.
Gary and the crew travel to Washington, DC to meet with Ethel, who started "Doggie Washerette," a self-service dog wash that aims to meet the convenience needs of urban pet owners. Then, they make their way to Chicago to visit with Nick, who began "Real Kitchen," a gourmet carry-out restaurant that prepares home-style meals with high-quality ingredients. And last, they head over to Cleveland to talk to Jason, who started "Cleveland Art," a workshop that repurposes industrial pieces into custom furniture feature cutting-edge designs.
Gary and the crew venture to NYC, to speak to Helen, who, with the help of her two sons, created 'Lo & Sons," a line of stylish and practical carryall handbags and travel totes. They, they head to Detroit, to visit Robert and Sherri of "Detroit Mercantile," a boutique for the urban pioneer offering a collection of new and vintage local items. And last, they travel to Milwaukee, to chat with Judi, who started "It'z My Party Cakery," a family owned and operated bakery that knows how to sweeten any celebration.
Gary and the crew venture to Chicago to speak with Mike and Chao, who opened "Union Street Sushi + Barbeque Bar," where patron dine on Japanese-influences cuisine with an East-meets-West flair. Then they travel to Cleveland, to meet with Mike and Bryan, the founders of "e-funeral," a site that's transforming the way funeral arrangements are made. And last, they head over to Indianapolis, to visit with Michael, who started "Promise Monsters," a toy company that's spreading kindness with every monster that leave their shop.
Gary and the crew travel to Cleveland, to chat with Vince, who opened "Gotta Groove Records," a one-shop-shop vinyl production factory. Then they head to Detroit to meet with Suzanne of Simply Suzanne Natural Foods, a natural food company that offers a medley of sweet and savory granola treats. And last, they swing by Washington, DC, to meet with speak with Noah, who created "Feastly," a networking site that's uniting foodies across the world.
Gary and they crew head to Washington, DC, to talk to Carolyn, who started "Righteous Cheese," a shop that is all about pairing good food, good drinks and good company. Then they travel to NYC to meet with Constance, the founder of "Hot Girls Pearls," a line of fashionable accessories that are keeping women cool. And last, they venture to Detroit, to speak with Burkey, a craftsman who began "Four Chamber Forge," a brand that features a variety of one-of-a-kind, handmade wood and leather creations.
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