We talk with the director of the new documentary Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows. Also, the live music of Chicago bluegrass band Special Consensus. Plus, the 411 on the Chicago City Budget. And we hear about a new initiative helping Chicago's homeless youth.
A Chicago-based government research group supports the city's proposed $7.8 billion budget with a property tax increase, but says more work is needed to stabilize finances long-term.The Civic Federation released a report Wednesday amid ongoing budget hearings.Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed
We talk about the cultural impact of Fox's popular hip hop drama Empire. And we’re joined by three freshman aldermen who share their take on the mayor’s proposed budget. We also get an update on plans to build a Whole Foods in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. And we get a visit from Reclaimed Soul’s Ayana Contreras.