Curious Citizen and non-native Chicagoan Derek Stiles inquires about the religion of 16-inch softball. Our sports contributor Cheryl Raye-Stout straightens us out when it comes to the sport's origins and appeal.
Curious citizen Ian Larkin recently learned about the Nike missile sites left over from the Cold War and can't wait to learn more. Got a memory to share about living through the Cold War era in Chicago and how it affected your life? Call our Cold War hotline: 1-888-789-7752.
A listener asked what’s in the Dems’ secret sauce to get Chicago mayors elected. Our findings: Patronage? Sure. Successful ethnic outreach? Yep. Being on the winning side of the politics of booze? Whuh?
This question from Tim Garibay won our most recent Curious City voting round: "How do they clean the Bean in Millennium Park?" We'll be answering that as well as the more obvious question of who cleans Chicago's most popular sculpture. Have any leads? Let us know in our comments section.
Curious City’s all about your questions, but we decide to throw a bone to our outgoing Afternoon Shift host, Steve Edwards. The thing that’s kept him up at night? Why the left-turn signals just won’t cut him a break.