OTL: Episode #363- IL politician term limits, A marathon pre-game, The Bike Index could save your bicycle

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 “marathon” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen discusses the possibility of term limits for IL politicians, checks in with an upcoming marathoner, and learns about a massive bicycle registry called the Bike Index.   Brian Costin– Director of Government Reform, IL Policy Institute We learn about the push to enact term limits for IL politicians.         Erik Nybo– Marathoner who’s going the distance Mike chats with Erik as he is about to embark on yet another marathon…and it’s not the marathon you might think.   Erik Nybo in action.   Seth Herr– Founder of the Bike Index Registering your bike is very important.  Seth wants to create a massive bike registry that’s easy to use and will help cyclists in the long run.  We get the lowdown this week.  Also, check out their Kickstarter page.       OTL #363 local music provided by The VanGoghs…   This week marks the 7th anniversary of Outside the Loop!  Thank you so much for your continued support!

OTL: Episode #296- Predator: The Musical, Windy City Cycling Club, Chicago Area Ethnic Resources

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 “get to the chopper!” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen previews Predator: The Musical, learns about the Windy City Cycling Club, and discusses diversity with the president of Chicago Area Ethnic Resources.   Derek Elstro— Director of Predator: The Musical This awesome show that turns the 1987 movie into a musical is at Stage 773 (1225 W. Belmont) through July 7.  We find out where this idea came from and what’s in store for this production. Jeff Rogers – President of the Windy City Cycling Club We learn about Chicago’s LGBT cycling club that’s now 20 years old.     Jeryl Levin– President of Chicago Area Ethnic Resources We get the lowdown on this organization that provides information on Chicago’s ethnic groups in order to break down barriers. OTL #296 local music provided by Cobalt and the Hired Guns…