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OTL: Episode #463- How The 606 affects affordable housing, Chicago Baseball fights for its rights outside of Wrigley, 16-year-old Reade Wildman jams in studio

Mike Stephen talks with:   Voorhees Center economic development planner Lauren Nolan about affordable housing issues along The 606 elevated park;   Chicago Baseball editor/publisher Matt Smerge about his magazine’s fight against the city to stay alive; and   Reade Wildman, a 16-year-old guitarist and Chicago Academy for the Arts student, who hung out to play live for the […]

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OTL: Episode #456- Utilizing IL urban wood, Illuminating TIFs in Chicago, The Secret History of Chicagoland’s 60s garage rockers The Riddles

Mike Stephen talks with:   Illinois Wood Utilization Team chairperson Edith Makra and IIT College of Architecture studio associate professor Paul Pettigrew about giving dead urban trees new life;   TIF Illumination Project lead organizer Tom Tresser (support their Indiegogo campaign!); and   Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about late-’60s suburban rockers The Riddles for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago […]

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OTL: Episode #450- Developing Chicago’s riverfronts, A new NW Side linear park, The Secret History of Chicago Music: Redwood Landing

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (broadcasting on the “banks of the Michigan Ditch” radio station WGN-AM 720) Mike Stephen discusses the future of Chicago’s riverfronts, gets the lowdown on a proposed linear park on the NW Side, and learns about a 70s local band that never […]

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OTL: Episode #412- Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition, Losers web series, Crowdsourcing meals for a month finale

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago) (broadcasting on the “green coalition” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen learns about the Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition, previews the “Losers” web series, and gets an update from a […]

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