Friday on Afternoon Shift we talk about getting into choosy high schools, the debate over a new airport and selective memory of a certain Chicago brawl.The specifics:Listen to the first hour of the showMagnets and Selective Enrollment
This month, students are finding out whether or not they’ve been accepted to attend a selective enrollment or magnet school in the fall, so it seems like a fitting time to check in Katie Ellis. Ellis is Chicago Public Schools’ executive director of access and enrollment.
Kids cost a pretty penny these days. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it costs a middle-income, two-parent family $226,920, on average, to raise a child from birth to age 18—that’s almost 14 grand every year!
Chicago's longtime top chef, Charlie Trotter, took many by surprise when he announced his recent move to leave his restaurant and return to grad school. We talk with him and others involved in surprise moves on today's show.
Listen to Michael Graves on Afternoon Shift In the past five years it seems the number of "design aficionados" has blown up. An entire cottage industry of design blogs document the minutiae of home decor in loving detail.
Do you realize that yesterday Steve Edwards did four hours of live radio? He's back again today for another live two hour show. Anyone want to start a Chuck Norris style game about Steve's super-human abilities?