We take a look at the city’s shrinking number of single-room occupancy hotels and their future in the city's Lakeview neighborhood. Plus, we look into why many Illinoisans are moving to the Hoosier State.
Next weekend marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles first appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show. We discuss that monumental moment and other important moments in musical/TV history. And, 10 years of Facebook-what's the social networking giant's future?
We take a look at how the online craft marketplace Etsy has teamed up with Rockford, Illinois. Plus, what's the real deal with e-cigarettes? We talk with smoking cessation expert Dr. Philip McAndrew to clear through some of the confusion.
Sound Opinions co-host and Chicago Tribune music critic Greg Kot swings by for Music Thursday to talk about the life and music of Chicago legend Mavis Staples. Kot is author of I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March up Freedom's Highway which is out now.
Filmmaker Edgar Barens shares stories from his documentary about the final days of a prisoner and the care he gets from fellow inmates. And, we check in with Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton's parents more than one year after her murder.