Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Afternoon Shift: Happy Birthday, Chi-Town! March 4, 2013 WBEZ [View the story "'Afternoon Shift'#262: Happy Birthday, Chi-Town!" on Storify]'Afternoon Shift'#262: Happy Birthday, Chi-Town!Andy Shaw and Alden Loury from the Better Government Association join us to discuss their recent work and take your calls. We'll hear about the 4th year of Steppenwolf''s Garage Rep series, talk about the death of the Chicago Daily News, and the birthday of our favorite city, Chicago. Storified by · Mon, Mar 04 2013 11:22:28BGA: The Better Government Association’s Andy Shaw and Alden Loury are back to answer our questions about the way things work—or more often, don’t work—in various branches of local government. They’ll tell us about their most recent investigations and answer listener calls: To join the conversation call 312-923-9239 or chime in on Twitter with #AfternoonShift.Dueling Critics: Dueling Critics Jonathan Abarbanel and Kelly Kleinman share their review of Steppenwolf’s Garage Rep series, now in its fourth year, showcasing the work of much younger, much smaller theater troupes.Garage Rep 2013steppenwolftheatreDeath of Daily News: March 4th is Chicago’s birthday—but for host Rick Kogan, this day also marks the death of his beloved Daily News. Former Sun-Times photo editor Richard Cahan helped unearth some of the paper’s early, never-before published images and put together a beautiful book, Chicago under Glass: Early Photographs from the Chicago Daily News. Kogan and Cahan look back at the legacy of The Daily News and survey how Chicago news has changed since its extinction. BlogspotHappy Birthday, Chicago!: We celebrate Chicago’s 176th birthday with a little help from our friends, WBEZ’s Richard Steele and Brian Hieggelke, editor and publisher of Newcity. Happy 176th birthday Chicago! Remember when you were only 94 years old? We do! The view has changed a bit since then: http://tmblr.co/Zhb--sfVARUUField MuseumHAPPY BIRTHDAY to a great city! #chicago #illinois #happy #176th #birthday #repost @chicagood @thisischicagoAlfredo Urbano Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Afternoon Shift Afternoon Shift: Cutting the fat Next post in Afternoon Shift Afternoon Shift: Days gone by View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org Looking back at 1970s Uptown The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Strange Brews Podcast Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?