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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)
(broadcasting on the “pawn star” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)
Mike Stephen talks about pawn shops in Chicago middle-class neighborhoods with the Chicago Reader’s Mick Dumke and checks in with the Parking Ticket Geek on local transportation issues.
Mick Dumke– Senior writer at the Chicago Reader
Pawn shops are in every Chicago neighborhood. Mick writes about how some local residents are pushing back against new pawn shops in their community.
Photo courtesy of Andrea Bauer and the Chicago Reader
Uber gets sued –
Uber is a smartphone app that allows you to order an on-demand private driver that can take you around the city. Recently this service was sued in a US District Court in Chicago. Check out the full conversation about Uber on OTL #299.
The Parking Ticket Geek– Official OTL parking correspondent and blogger at TheExpiredMeter.com
From an increase in sticker violations to explaining why gas prices are still high, the Geek gives us an update on all things related to Chicago parking.
OTL #313 local music provided by Mazes…