OTL: Episode #43

(podcasting “from” a houseboat on the Chicago River) (broadcasting on the 100-watt love boat WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago) Mike Stephen clarifies his bicyclist stance to Andy Hermann, they talk about recent beach closings in the city, they learn about a new area code coming to the region, and then they support local business. Mike and Andy’s transportation report; Mike takes time to love bicycling activists Ann Alexander – senior attorney, National Resources Defense Council; on recent city beach closings, and Chicago’s waterways Beth Bosch – spokesperson, Illinois Commerce Commission; on yet another new area code coming to the Chicago region Lauren Beznos – executive director, Local First Chicago; on the importance of local business in Chicago (segue music this week from Duvall)