WBEZ’s Front and Center series covers a host of environmental issues in the Great Lakes region–-from the air Midwesterns breathe to the water they drink. Water quality is a big challenge. Sure, Chicago has lots of freshwater – a resource many are clamoring for.
Hi, it's Steve Edwards here pinch-hitting for the vacationing Justin Kaufmann. As Justin laps up the sun and waves at an undiscolosed location, I've been covering his web production shifts, which keeps me up way too late most nights. It also has me scouring sites for interesting Chicago t
Mayor Elect Rahm Emanuel will be joined by some new faces at City Council. And 14 aldermanic races appear to be headed for April runoffs. We know some of the winners and losers, but what does it all mean?
Last night Jane Lynch won the Emmy for Supporting Actress in a Comedy for her role as Sue Sylvester on Glee. While she certainly deserves this honor, the question remains- Would she be this successful if she'd never appeared on Studio 312?
As you probably know, our very own Richard Steele is a big force in the jazz world. He likes to downplay it, but he's met some people and seen some things in his more than four decades in radio. Almost every time a name comes up, Richard has a story of interviewing them.
Quick write a song! Okay, you don't have to do that...you just have to give us an idea for a song.‚ This morning, our friends at Eight Forty-Eight are hosting a small group of musicians who like to compose right on the spot.