The Check-Out Line Chicago's urban farms still looking to grow demand More than a decade of urban agriculture in Chicago has produced a mixed crop of outcomes. Explosion at BP refinery, no injuries reported Chicago cop stripped of power, faces felony charges A Chicago police commander has been stripped of his police powers after being charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct. Curious City Uptown Theater: How could it be repurposed? Tiny religious sect thrives in Chicagoland despite cultural clash Lawyers for migrant kids fear 'rocket docket' deportations Featured Author Elizabeth Gilbert on Nerdette Surf's up in Chicago, but where? Refugee youth services threatened Chewing the Fat Podcast Strange Brews Podcast Featured On AirRe:SoundA driver's GPS system helps her navigate emotional loss (Wed 10pm)Sound OpinionsNew Orleans blues punk guitarist Benjamin Booker performs live (Fri 8pm, Sat 11am)Sunday Specials on WBEZWhy did we evolve to be storytelling animals? (Sun 8pm) Upcoming Events Ready, Wait Wait, Go! with Peter Sagal Events Calendar Friday, August 29 – Monday, September 1, 2014 25th African Festival of the Arts @ Washington Park Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Global Activism: Student Startups @ Lincoln Hall Thursday, September 18, 2014 UIC hosts the 2014 UIC Urban Forum: The Return of the... @ UIC Forum Chicago Foundation for Women presents its 29th Annual... @ Hyatt Regency of Chicago Monday, September 29, 2014 Ready, Wait Wait, Go! with Peter Sagal @ Universal Sole Curious City Curious City Where do Chicago's bats hang out? Two neighboring states, one big financial gap Curious City's podcast survey! Uptown Theater: How could it be repurposed? The tale of the two-flat Surf's up in Chicago, but where?