Walk the streets of downtown Chicago these days and you'll see them. Ride the bus, the "L" or the Metra and you'll notice them, too. It's hard not to: thousands of people completely transfixed by their smart phones and ear buds. Perhaps you're one of them.
While Justin Kaufmann takes a few vacation days we're bringing you some new episodes of our Wikipedia Files video podcast.In 2007, Fall Out Boy was on top of the world, topping the Billboard charts and performing for sold-out crowds of screaming teenagers.And for many Chicagoans ol
With no basketball season, the Chicago Blackhawks have the United Center to themselves (until the circus comes to town). It's sort of takes us back to the glory days of Blackhawk hockey, when Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita ruled the West Side.
If you haven't been following, WBEZ is playing in a softball league. The other teams are other media outlets. We just decided there were too many grudges to leave to the Twitter accounts and instead we would take it out with amateur group competition.So where are we?
If you are paying attention to this Summer's membership drive, you know one of the big pledge incentives is a drawing for a brand new 2011 Subaru Outback. No big deal.We wrapped the car in temporary WBEZ logos and have been driving it around Chicago this summer.