(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)
(broadcasting on the “RIP Johnnie” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)
Mike Stephen talks to the CTA Tattler about Apple Inc’s latest move in Chicago and about the threat of a fare hike, checks in on the Scotland Yard Gospel Choir after their horrific tour van accident, and mourns the loss of Johnnie, owner of Johnnie’s Lounge.
Kevin O’Neil — The CTA Tattler
Apple will cough up some cash to rehab the crappy North/Clybourn El stop. With the bad economy can we expect CTA fare hikes in the future? The CTA Tattler discusses these issues!
Elia — Songwriter, Guitarist, and Vocalist for the Scotland Yard Gospel Choir
This past September the local band Scotland Yard Gospel Choir was nearly killed when their tour van flipped over in I-65 in Indiana. Elia recalls the story and gives us a recovery update.
Jason Mathews – Former Regular at Johnnie’s Lounge
Ivan “Johnnie” Vrbetic passed away on October 23, 2009 at the age of 87. He was the owner of Johnnie’s Lounge on Lincoln, one of the greatest bars in Chicago. Jason and Mike fondly remember Johnnie and the bar.
OTL #162 local music provided by Scotland Yard Gospel Choir…