(podcasting “from” just outside of Olive Park)

(broadcasting on the giant 100-watt transmitter WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago)

Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann discuss the new Chicago recycling program, they share a story about a race car on Chicago Avenue, and then they get the scoop on why the biggest downtown record store is closing.

Betsy Vandercook – President, Chicago Recycling Coalition;
on Chicago’s new “blue cart” recycling program

Formula Racing on Chicago Avenue;
Mike’s claims to have seen a race car while waiting for the #66 bus

Greg KotChicago Tribune rock critic, Sound Opinions co-host;
on the Virgin Megastore closing, and the state of the music industry

(segue music this week by Plastic Crimewave Sound)