Mike Stephen discusses why some black millennials are staying in the city, gets an update about the impact of TIF districts on neighborhoods, and learns about the issues surrounding the proposed landmark district in Pilsen. Mike and Producer Collin talk about dive bars and landmarks as part of the OTL Wrap Party. The local music on this week’s show comes from Caroline Campbell. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with: Brian Dressel, President and owner of M1 Interactive; Ere Rendon, Vice President of Immigration Advocacy for the Resurrection Project, about the recent news concerning the changes to US immigration policy and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals); Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about Chicago blues guitarist Daddy Stovepipe for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music, and This week’s local music is provided by Little Church. Mike designs his own custom Batmobile at m1 Interactive. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: Ere Rendon, Director of National Partnerships for the Resurrection Project, about the recent news concerning the changes to US immigration policy and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals); Dr. Rachel Lindsey, Interim President of Chicago State University, about how CSU has rebounded after some rough recent history; and Lora Lode, Co-Founder of Compound Yellow, about an art gallery space in Oak Park that is located in the backyard of a house. Don’t forget our Outside the Loop Listener Survey. We really appreciate your time and consideration! This week’s local music is provided by Tinkerbelles. OTL host Mike Stephen gets educated about Compound Yellow in Oak Park. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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THE THIRD IN THE OTL NEIGHBORHOOD SERIES… ALSO, CHECK OUT THE LOGAN SQUARE AND BUCKTOWN SHOWS! (podcasting from the streets of Pilsen in Chicago) (broadcasting on the “come on over to Pilsen” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen goes on-location in the Pilsen neighborhood in Chicago for a profile of this unique community. Stephanie Manriquez — Executive Assistant at Casa Aztlan This incredible organization has been assisting the Pilsen community for 40 years with cultural activities, community organizing, and adult education. We get a look inside the great work that goes on there. Casa Aztlan in Pilsen Fr. Chuck Dahm, O.P.— Associate Pastor at St. Pius V Catholic Church Father Chuck is well-known in the Pilsen community for his work helping victims of domestic violence. I drop into St. Pius to discuss his experiences in Pilsen. St. Pius V Catholic Church Willie Wagner — Owner and Chef at Honky Tonk BBQ There’s a great BBQ joint in the heart of Pilsen…OF COURSE I’m going to check it out! Willie sits down to chat about his award-winning BBQ and owning a business in the community. Honky Tonk BBQ Vanessa Sanchez — Youth Programs Project Manager for Yollocalli Arts Reach Art is an important part of the Pilsen community. Yollocalli encourages area youth and young adults to participate in arts. Vanessa describes how the programs impact Pilsen residents and her outlook on the future of the neighborhood. A Mural on the Side of the Building that Houses Yollocalli OTL #179 local […]