(podcasting “from” Fishhook Pier near Montrose Beach)

(broadcasting on the 100-watt clear water radio station WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago)

Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann discuss last week’s Wilco shows at the Riviera and Wincentennial at the Old Town School, they learn about the Great Lakes Compact, and then it’s an OTL first — a segment on the state of shopping in Chicago.

OTL’s Week in Music;
Andy and every music geek in Chicago saw Wilco this week,
Mike celebrated the Wincentennial at the Old Town School of Folk Music

Joel Brammeier – Vice President for Policy, Alliance for the Great Lakes;
on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact

Heather Kenny – freelance fashion/shopping writer and stylist;
on the state of shopping and independent boutiques in Chicago

(segue music this week from Wilco)