Mike Stephen welcomes local raconteur Jack Zimmerman into the studio to preview a great local storytelling event, checks in with 33rd Ward aldermanic candidate Katie Sieracki on how her campaign is shaping up, and discovers the Secret History of Chicago 80s pop-rockers The Service with local music historian Steve Krakow (aka: Plastic Crimewave). The local music this week is brought to you by Dramaglider. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with: local renaissance man and raconteur Jack Zimmerman about his deep Chicago roots and his latest show FAMILY PHOTOS — six stories of fathers, sons, barkeeps, and philosophers; and Bike a Bee creator and head beekeeper Jana Kinsman at the apiary at Plant Chicago about starting a business and keeping honeybees in the city. Meanwhile, we discuss inequities in the dress code at an upscale pizza joint in Chicago. This week’s local music is provided music by Jackie Islands. Chicago raconteur Jack Zimmerman shares a story from his show “FAMILY PHOTOS — six stories of fathers, sons, barkeeps, and philosophers” with OTL host Mike Stephen. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed. OTL host Mike Stephen visits the Bike a Bee apiary on the roof of Plant Chicago in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.