Morning Shift: Don't follow leaders, watch the parkin' meters

May 9, 2013

WBEZ

The above Bob Dylan quote is apt as the City Council follows Rahm further down the parking meter rabbit hole. Plus WWACIED (what would a church in Elgin do), and your musical memories of mom.

Don't follow leaders, Watch the parkin' meters

The above Bob Dylan quote is apt as the City Council follows Rahm further down the parking meter rabbit hole. Plus WWACIED (what would a church in Elgin do), and your musical memories of mom.

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City Hall - Aldermen received a copy of the new parking meter plan shortly before Wednesday’s City Council meeting leaving little time to dissect the details. Alex Keefe explains what they did talk about instead.
The Elgin/Joplin connection -  A Church in Elgin is building a new home for a woman whose life was upended by the Joplin, MO, tornado that struck in May 2011. Keith Duncan explains how they’ve been constructing the home in the Church basement.  
Beckett - Chicago-born actor and playwright Rick Cluchey met Samuel Beckett while imprisoned at San Quentin, and he brings their relationship to the stage in a new performance at Stage 773.
Music Thursday Mother's Day - What song reminds you of your mom?  Something she listened to when you were a kid?  Something you listened to together? Celebrate the woman who made it all happen, and call and tweet us with your mother-music-memories.