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OTL: Episode #509- Chicago Monumental, The Chicago property tax makes some IL politicians richer, The North Branch Trail grows

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we spread the word that Chicago street festivals are technically free!

 

This week’s local music is provided music provided by The Black Oil Brothers.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen may or may not have paid the donation at the gate to enter the Taste of Randolph festival back in 2008.
OTL host Mike Stephen may or may not have paid the donation at the gate to enter the Taste of Randolph festival back in 2008.

 

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OTL: Episode #508- New tobacco laws, Preserving Chicago bungalows, The Secret History of T.L. Barrett

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we aspire to build a better future by simply listening to each other.

 

This week’s local music is provided music provided by the ions.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen shows off an Outside the Loop Radio postcard made by our friends at BookClub Chicago.
OTL host Mike Stephen shows off an Outside the Loop Radio postcard made by our friends at BookClub Chicago.

 

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OTL: Episode #507- BookClub Chicago, The Chicago Sketch Seminar, Spoiler Alert: Fireworks are illegal in Chicago

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

  • BookClub Chicago co-owners Amanda Love and Kyra Termini at their Wicker Park studio to learn about loving literature and the art of making books;

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we discuss the recent police stings in Chicago to catch drivers who don’t yield to pedestrians.

 

This week’s local music is provided music provided by CrashDive.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen visits with BookClub Chicago co-owner Amanda Love at her Wicker Park studio.
OTL host Mike Stephen visits with BookClub Chicago co-owner Amanda Love at her Wicker Park studio.

 

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OTL: Episode #506- City Council oversight from Project Six, Re-imagining city garages, The Secret History of Off Broadway

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

  • former Chicago Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan about Project Six, a new independent organization created to provide City Council oversight;

 

  • Future Firm architects and partners Ann Lui and Craig Reschke about their “Rebel Garages” plan to remake our city alleys into places of commerce and meeting spaces; and

 

 

Meanwhile, we celebrate the new “towing bill of rights” recently passed by the Chicago City Council.

 

This week’s local music is provided music provided by James Rawson.

 

OTL producer Andy Hermann and host Mike Stephen re-imagine Mike's East Village rebel garage for a special show taping in 2014.
OTL producer Andy Hermann and host Mike Stephen re-imagine Mike’s East Village rebel garage for a special show taping in 2014.

 

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