Will the City Council fight homelessness? (Photo credit: Mike Stephen/WGN Radio)

Mike Stephen gives an update on the Chicago City Council’s inaction when it comes to fighting homelessness, gets the lowdown on new music from Chicago’s Curious Grace & Black Rabbit with vocalist Mary Erangey, and discovers the amazing Secret History of local polka legend Walter “Li’l Wally” Jagiello. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page, Spotify, or our RSS feed.

Semi-pro football being played in Columbus Park. (Photo credit: Mike Stephen/WGN Radio)

Mike Stephen visits Columbus Park and sits down with Tom Robinson, the head coach of the Chicago Falcons semi-pro football team, learns about a new local business called Ludex that appraises trading cards through your phone from co-founders Brian Ludden and Heather Denniston, and gets an update on funding the fight against homelessness in Chicago from grassroots leader Harry Williams. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page, Spotify, or our RSS feed.

A view of the ABLA land on Chicago’s near west side. (Photo credit: Mike Stephen/WGN Radio)

Mike Stephen discusses Chicago’s affordable housing issues with ProPublica reporter Mick Dumke, talks to local musician Al Rose about his new album, and discovers the mysterious Secret History of R&B singer Barbara Livsey. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page, Spotify, or our RSS feed.