Listen to the concerts on Lake Michigan, or be on a boat on the lake. The common element in this episode is Fenger High School Principal Elizabeth Dozier. First it shows her on the boat of her friend, restaurateur Billy Dec. She enjoys being on the boat with her friend, speaking about her students. She worries about them, saying she hates summer, because she sees it as she can’t protect her kids. Fenger High is open in the summer. she can get some kids off the streets.
At a dinner at an upscale Lincoln Park restaurant, one of her students, who is training to be a chef is invited to spend some time in their kitchen. He works in a restaurant at O’Hare Airport, a long trip from his dangerous South Side neighborhood.
Police Supt. Gerry McCarthy is busy over July 4th weekend, with the number of shootings, who end up at Cook County Hospital.