Aug. 24, 2011
Fresh off a meeting with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the mayors of Addison, Lynwood and Tinley Park discuss their goals for a relationship with the big city. And WBEZ’s Robert Wildeboer reports on Mayor Emanuel’s progress on attacking crime in the city for The First 100 series. Then, Sara Paretsky, author of the V.I. Warshawski detective novels, takes Eight Forty-Eight to the Chicago locales that inspire her writing. And Kate Davidson reports for Changing Gears on the continued success of regional companies looking after foreclosed homes despite the fact that foreclosure activity dropped by more than a third nationwide over the last year. And Mayor Emanuel says he wants to make Chicago part of a world-class biking network--Eight Forty-Eight takes a look at the promises he made as part of The First 100 series.