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

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

Mike Stephen gets a push poll call on the air, discusses pollution in NW Indiana with journalist Kari Lyderson, learns why Chair-Free Chicago is against saving parking spots with furniture, and gets the lowdown on a new iPhone app that will help out local home brewers.

Kari Lyderson— Freelance Journalist

In last week’s Chicago Reader Kari wrote an article about how industry (and consequently, pollution) is intertwined in northwest Indiana’s economy.  She joins us this week to discuss her piece.

Photo By Lloyd DeGrane

Kevin Lynch— Founder of Chair-Free Chicago

Saving the parking spot you dug out from the snow with a piece of furniture is a time-honored tradition in Chicago.  Not everyone agrees with this “dibs” approach, however.  We get the lowdown on this group.

Joe Cannici — Creator of the iBrewmaster iPhone and iPad App

Home brewing just got a whole lot easier with the iBrewmaster app.  We hear all about it from the app’s creator this week.

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