(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)

(broadcasting on the “Chicago talking” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen gets an update on yet ANOTHER parking fiasco in the city, profiles a website dedicated to local rock, and discusses citizen journalism with the publisher of a local news blog.

The Parking Ticket Geek – Blogger at theexpiredmeter.com and official OTL parking correspondent

More good news about the parking situation in Chicago: apparently the meter pay boxes have clocks that are running slow.  Great.  The PTG gives us the latest on this story.  You can also read him on the Chicago Now blog.


Frank Krolicki – Founder of WindyCityRock.net

Chicago has a thriving music scene.  Windy City Rock aims to chronicle the scene and serves as a local music hub for Chicagoans.  We get all the details from Frank.

Suzanne McBride Co-publisher of ChicagoTalks.org and Co-chair of the Journalism Department at Columbia College

We feature a discussion about citizen journalism and its future here in Chicago as well as a profile of Chicago Talks.

OTL #156 local music provided by Oh My God