Mike Stephen drops by an old post office van in Humboldt Park to chat with the founder of Chicago Mobile Makers, learns about an event at The Plant raising awareness about food consumption, and previews the Kite Fest happening at the Chicago Botanic Garden. And we have a special guest in the OTL Wrap Party: Sister-In-Sound Ashelyanne Krigbaum, producer of Rightnowish, on KQED 88.5 FM in San Francisco! This week’s local music is brought to us by Fuzzy Poser. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen learns about new Chicago Tribune coverage of the Black South Side food scene, discusses the state of college students today, and discovers the Secret History of Disco Diva Loleatta Holloway. This week’s local music is brought to you by They Won’t Win. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen takes a bite out of the local food scene and learns how pigs had a role in making Chicago an economic success with Cynthia Clampitt, author of Pigs, Pork, and Heartland Hogs, gets the scoop from Mike Gebert on a list of the most interesting restaurants in Chicago featured in the newest edition of The Fooditor 99, and discusses the impact of food deserts in Chicagoland with Dr. Daniel Block. The delicious local music this week is brought to you by October Bird of Death. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen explores why diner coffee can be so bad with Chicago Tribune food reporter Nick Kindelsperger, learns how Deborah’s Place assists homeless women in Chicago, and gets the lowdown on how open data can make Chicago a better place with Eric Sherman, creator of the Logan Square Chi Hack Night. The local music this week brought to you by Swatches. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.