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

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

Mike Stephen gets an active transportation update, learns about a blog written by local lawyers that rates downtown burger joints, and discusses the local underground food scene with the food editor of Time Out Chicago.

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Adolfo Hernandez— Director of Advocacy & Outreach for the Active Transportation Alliance

The federal government recently awarded Illinois $90 million for the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program.  We learn more about this and discuss how alternative transportation will be affected.


“Cheese Justice”— Chicago Lawyer and Blogger at In Re Burgers

A group of Chicago lawyers got together over their love of cheeseburgers.  The result?  In Re Burgers: Chicago Lawyers Judging Chicago Burgers.  We get the lowdown this week.

Photo Courtesy of In Re Burgers


David Tamarkin— Food Editor at Time Out Chicago

Have you heard about Chicago’s underground food scene?  David recently explored secret supper clubs and impromptu meals for those “in the know.”  He joins us to discuss his experiences.  You can read what he wrote HERE.

Photo Courtesy of Jeff Catt and Time Out Chicago


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