Literary critic Donna Seaman is always excited to share new book ideas. Summer is officially upon us on Friday so she discusses some titles that you can take on road trips or to the beach. What are you excited to read this summer?
This week Chicago area schools are heading out for the summer. Parents and students explain what's on their agenda. What are you planning to do with more free time during the day? And as the 'Hawks wrap Game 4, what sports superstitions to you follow?
Foreclosures have been an issue for some time now. But what are a your rights if you are living in a foreclosed apartment? And Springfield has gone into a special session. What are the implications of the decisions which could be reached? [View the story "Morning Shift: Foreclosures and politics " on Storify]
On today's show: Niala Boodhoo on Boeing's problems, native Chicagoan and historian Tracey Deutsch delves into history of Jewel Osco, and theater critics Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel review 'The Motherf**ker with the Hat'.
On today's show: WBEZ political reporter Alex Keefe tells us what he’s hearing from some Republican party leaders about their top Leader Pat Brady. WBEZ food blogger Louisa Chu explains how shark fins are used on the culinary scene. We celebrate David Bowie on Music Thursday.