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

(broadcasting on the “happening on your block” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen gets the lowdown on the super-local EveryBlock.com, learns about the upcoming Widow’s Peak Music Fest, and finds out how to avoid street cleaning parking tickets.

Adrian Holovaty — Co-Founder of EveryBlock.com

There’s an answer to the question, “What’s happening in my neighborhood?”  Adrian gives us the details about this super-local website.


Michael Teach and David “Chewie” Rothenberg— From Chicago Acoustic Underground and the guys behind the Widow’s Peak Music Fest

OTL’s associate producer, Megan Sandilands, files her report on this upcoming music festival in the outskirts of Chicago that features lots of local talent.

Molly Curry — Co-Founder of Stop Parking Tickets

Do you hate to walk out to your car only to find that it’s been ticketed because it’s street-sweeping day in your neighborhood?  Megan is on a quest to help you avoid those terrible tickets!


OTL #188 local music provided by Luke Sayers