On our 106th episode we take a close look at Chicago's Black renaissance- that time between 1930 and 1950 when the arts were expanding almost as much as the population in Chicago. We talk with scholars who call that period an increasingly important touchstone for understanding U.S.
While Chicago is known as a great city for sailing and the home of the legendary Chicago-to-Mackinac Race, it lacks the international profile of such U.S. cities as San Diego or Newport, Rhode Island. That may change with the Chicago Match Race Center.
It’s hard to believe that anyone would consciously fail to protect children from sexual abuse. But according to a team of independent investigators, that’s precisely what Joe Paterno and other officials at Penn State University did.
Coming up on the 3@3, Andrew Barber of Fake Shore Drive and Ernest Wilkins of RedEye join Steve Edwards to talk about:Steve Edwards: All eyes (and talk) on the “Mood Disorder” of Jesse Jackson Jr.Andrew Barber: Chicago has become a hotb
On our 105th episode we focus on taxicabs. With a partial strike underway, we talk with a few actual cab drivers to find out what it's really like behind the wheel.In the second hour we turn our attention to music.
It’s safe to say most cab drivers don’t resemble Robert De Niro’s disturbed character in the popular 1970’s film, Taxi Driver, but the movie has a special place in at least one former cabbie’s heart.As Dmitry Samarov explains on his blog, most people are taken