(podcasting “from” out in back of Nuevo Leon Mexican Restaurant in Pilsen)

(broadcasting on the 100-watt struggling-through-the-mass-media-tough-times radio station WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago)

Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann exchange gifts for their 100th episode together, they discuss gentrification in Pilsen, and then they learn about recent Tribune Company layoffs.

OTL #100;
our anti-climactic 100th episode celebration

Winifred Curran – Assistant Professor of Geography at DePaul University;
on her new book Contested Chicago: Pilsen and Gentrification

Pilsen
(Pilsen)

Richard PrinceJournal-isms columnist at The Maynard Institute online;
on recent local developments detailed in “Journalists of Color Hit in Tribune Layoffs

Tribune Tower
(Tribune Tower)

(segue music this week from Kill Hannah)