Mike Stephen talks with: 24WORDS: the equal rights rock musical producer/writer/lyricist Charles Kouri about exploring the journey for women’s equality; Chicago River Swim co-creator Doug McConnell about a proposed long-distance swim in the Chicago River; and local musician Noah Gabriel, who hung out live for the hour! Check out his new record Dead Reckoning. Meanwhile, we anticipate today’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade insanity, […]
Entries Tagged ‘Outside the Loop Radio’
OTL: Episode #542- Affordable housing on the NW Side, Roses4Austin, The Secret History of Big John Wrencher
Mike Stephen talks with: Chicago Housing Initiative organizer Ben Goldsmith about the controversial push for affordable housing in Jefferson Park; Oak Park and River Forest High School senior Sydney Jackson and St. Catherine – St. Lucy School principal Sharon Leamy about the Roses4Austin after-school program and the importance of volunteering in the community; and Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about one-armed […]
OTL: Episode #541- Possible CPD reforms, Navigating Lake Street, The Platoon of Power Squadron series concludes
Mike Stephen talks with: Chicago Justice Project executive director Tracy Siska about changes that need to be made within the Chicago Police Department; Fulton Market Association executive director Roger Romanelli about fixing the treacherous stretch of Lake Street between Halsted and Ashland; and The Platoon of Power Squadron creator/writer/director Jake Jarvi about about his long-running locally-produced web series that’s […]
OTL: Episode #537- Living with lead in Chicago, Fatal crashes and cell phone privacy, Is Restaurant Week a good deal?
Mike Stephen talks with: City Bureau co-founder/editorial director Darryl Holliday about his news organization’s special issue “Living With Lead: How Generations of Chicagoans Carry the Weight of a Toxin Hiding in Plain Sight;” Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield about his Chicago Reader column on whether or not police should be checking drivers’ phone records after serious crashes; and […]