The‚ city of Chicago's started demolishing the structures Walter Gropius helped build at Michael Reese Hospital campus. Gropius, of course, is the famed founder of the Bauhaus. The Friend Convalescent Home, pictured before and after, is the first of the buildings to hit the dirt.
We get a lot of complaints from listeners for not making The Moth Radio Hour a permanent part of our schedule. People- we love the enthusiasm, but it doesn't even exist as a regular show yet! Save the outrage until then!
News is breaking in the news business. The Chicago News Cooperative was announced to the world last week. The CNC will be featured in the print version of the New York Times and will enter the online world of journalism to compete with local news operations.
Tax time! I love that the economic stories yesterday were pointing to pre-recession strength. Are we going to get out of this financial funk soon? Is it time to head back to Vegas? Maybe buy a boat from the boat show?