Back in 2004, Chicago musician Jeff Tweedy was at crossroads. Now he joins us again to look back on that period. Plus, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle talks about why the county needs a hike in both the hotel tax and sales tax.And, we discuss the restrictions on the number of personal possessions for homeless Chicagoans. Plus, you can now crowdfund real estate projects in Chicago. And we have another installment of "My Life in Three Songs."
Tribune Media has announced it recently hired real estate investment banker Eastdil Secured to explore the sale or find a partner to help redevelop Tribune Tower, which sits on three acres along Chicago's Michigan Ave.In a statement Thursday, Tribune Real Estate president Murray McQuee
The Chicago City Council gets back to business today after some time off and the biggest item on its agenda: the 2016 budget. WBEZ Education reporter Becky Vevea stops by with a recap of a meeting last night that saw a unanimous vote for the merger of Ogden International School of Chicago and Jenner Elementary. We’ve also got the back story on Gary, Ind.’s push to ban sagging pants. Plus how Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority is handling a case of potential criminal activity by a couple of Chicago police officers.
With “top 10” and “best places to live” lists popping up all over the web, we’ve been wondering which suburbs are the best to buy a house and raise a family. We examine the motivations behind such “listicles” and give a little love to the ‘burbs.