Mike Stephen discusses the possibility of enacting a moratorium on the expansion of expressways in Chicagoland with Ron Burke of the Active Transportation Alliance, previews a community-building event called the CivicLab Harambee with Tom Tresser, and learns the Secret History of Evanston activist folk singer Kristin Lems. The local music this week flows from J P J. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen gets warm and cozy with: OTL listener CJ and Chris the bartender of Guthries Tavern for the first installment of the OTL’s 2018 Winter Tavern Tour; Shamus Toomey, editor-in-chief, Block Club Chicago, and Jill Doub, senior director of public engagement for Peggy Notebart Nature Museum, about the Chicago Volunteer Expo. This week’s local music is powered by Black Road. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: Tom DePauw and Darryl Roberts, co-station managers at WTND-LP in Macomb, to talk community radio for another installment of Low Power to the People; Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about Chicago blues guitarist Johnny B. Moore for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music, and Jeff Sampson, president of Windy City Curling Club. This week’s local music is provided by The Bama Lamas. Mike rides the hog line with Jeff Sampson and Windy City Curling. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: Bethany Gomillion, Marathon Campaign Coordinator of Run Domestic Violence Out of Town and Elizabeth Gray, marathoner and domestic abuse survivor, about combating domestic abuse; Natalie Anderson, co-owner and barber educator at Beardsgaard Barbers, about the success of this unique Batavia-based shop; and May Tsupros, Executive Director and Co-founder of The Gardeneers, about educating CPS students on local urban farming and healthy eating This week’s local music is provided by Fire Garden. Mike Stephen out in the field to explore the Gardeneers’ rail garden in Homan Square. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.