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Morning Shift: Taxis, taxes and sports, oh my
April 9, 2013
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'Morning Shift' :Taxis, taxes and sports, oh my
On Tuesday's Morning Shift, we talk to Ald.Bob Fioretti on CPS Walk, WBEZ's Cheryl Raye Stout on Chicago opening day, Coach Collins of Northwestern, WBEZ Blogger Nico Lang on Caribou closings, WBEZ's Caroline O'Donovan feature, taxis with Chief Bibliographer Joshua Lupkin & taxes with Jason Vanclef.
· Tue, Apr 09 2013 07:43:50
Concerned Alderman Fioretti Walks the Walk with CPS
Alderman Bob Fioretti of the 2nd Ward is participating in the Walk the Walk Event protesting Chicago Public Schools decision to close 54 schools.
School closings protest walk set for West SideApril 9, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Protesters will conduct a Walk the Walk event Tuesday to draw attention to the distances, safety concern...
CPS Parents: Rahm Should 'Walk The Walk' On School ClosingsFearing the dangers posed by the new routes their kids will be forced to take after the district shutters 54 neighborhood elementary scho...
Chicago's opening day for America's favorite pastime
We’ll get first-week impressions of the Cubs (utterly painful) and the Sox (somewhat less so) from WBEZ Sports Blogger Cheryl Raye Stout, who has been in both clubhouses and attended games over the last 8 days.
Upton Brothers Propel Braves To Walk-Off WinESPN
Dylan Axelrod: Chicago White Sox starter undaunted matched against Felix HernandezAxelrod thinking about opposing hitters, not Mariners counterpart With Tuesday's day off, the White Sox could bring back opening day star...
Cheryl Raye Stout SportsThe Bears didn't fiddle around in their dismantling of the Tennessee Titans 51-20. The first quarter alone was a record setter for the fr...
Northwestern's Coach Collins speaks on his new role and hoops history
We talk with new Northwestern University men’s basketball coach Chris Collins about his new position, his philosophy on how to build Northwestern into an elite program, and his history with Chicago-area hoops.
Is Chris Collins a 'perfect fit' for Northwestern basketball? Maybe.Chris Collins was a big prep school hoops star for Illinois. Can he turn around Northwestern University's team as coach?
Caribou's "Cruisaboo" significance among Chicagoans
Minneapolis-based coffee chain Caribou Coffee announced Monday that it will close many of its Chicago locations. It may seem like another coffee chain, but for some Chicago residents in Lakeview, its holds a special designation. WBEZ Blogger Nico Lang explains the folklore around what many have coined “Cruise-a-boo.”
WBEZ's Caroline O'Donovan gives us the lowdown on the expanding pedicab biz in Chicago.
The roots of the taxi industry
Building on the cab theme, we’ll talk about the complicated history and current issues between consumers, the city, and the taxi business.
The trick of the trade on taxes
Financial Planner & Wealth Strategist, Jason Vanclef, RFC author of
The Wealth Code: How The Rich Stay Rich In Good Times And Bad
gives us some tax-time tips.