J.B. Pritzker could have taken his famous name and sizable inheritance and done any number of things that people in his position do: run a club in South Beach, start his own perfume line, or hang out on a gold-plated party yacht.
On Wednesday's Afternoon Shift we're taking a long, hard, non-creepy look at our neighbors. As many communities move online, we want to know what’s happened to our relationships with the people and places on our streets.
On Wednesday's Afternoon Shift we look at a number of influences on our neighborhoods.First there are the people living in them. We devote the first hour of the show to discussing the current status of neighbors and how they relate to one another in Chicago.
Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool joins Steve Edwards on Afternoon Shift one day after announcing a five month shutdown of the south end of the Red Line for upgrades. He responds to criticism of the plan and explains the rationale behind it.
More than 40 years ago, musician and singer Jon Anderson set out on a musical journey. His tenor voice became the distinct sonic calling card of prog-rock legends, Yes -- off and on, spending some three and a half decades with the classic rockers.Yes wasn't Anderson's only musical outl
Just when you were getting used to your teens getting on social networking sites, Facebook has decided to tap into the tween scene -- and younger), too. So what’s a weary parent to do to keep their child safe online?
In December 2010, Annie Ricks was the last resident to leave Chicago's Cabrini-Green high rises. Chicago Housing Authority vacated residents from the near north side complex as part of their Plan for Transformation.