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

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

Mike Stephen learns about an upcoming local arts project involving the City Council, chats with a former OTL employee about some show press, and brings us the story of the East Village neighborhood’s arrival on the National Register of Historic Places.

Jeremy Scheuch — Co-organizer of the Chicago Aldermen Project

In an effort to teach Chicago about its elected officials, local artists will create portraits of their aldermen.  We get the info on this interesting project.

Andrew J. Hermann— Former Executive Producer of Outside the Loop Radio

Recently this little radio show got some press in the January edition of the Illinois Entertainer.  They didn’t get the picture and the caption correct, though.  Is this an evil plot by Andy to take over?  We find out!

Hey, that’s not Andy Hermann!

Scott Rappe — Architect, member of the East Village Association

The East Village neighborhood in Chicago was recently named to the National Register of Historic Places.  We get some history of this small area of the city and find out why it made the list.

OTL #175 local music provided by The Cathy Santonies