WBEZ | Tony Sarabia http://www.wbez.org/tags/tony-sarabia Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: Are prayer rooms essential to maintaining a spiritual lifestyle? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-24/morning-shift-are-prayer-rooms-essential-maintaining <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Ed Bierman.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We recap the Chicago School Board&#39;s vote on the CPS budget. And, a look at which former Chicagoans made Baseball Hall of Fame history. Also, we look at how some people are creating sacred spaces both at work and at home. Later, we get another installment in the &quot;After Water&quot; series.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-are-prayer-rooms-essential-for-both/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-are-prayer-rooms-essential-for-both.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-are-prayer-rooms-essential-for-both" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Are prayer rooms essential to maintaining a spiritual lifestyle?" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:53:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-24/morning-shift-are-prayer-rooms-essential-maintaining Morning Shift: A look at Chinatown's leading eateries in Chinese cuisine http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-23/morning-shift-look-chinatowns-leading-eateries <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Ray_from_LA.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We take a deeper look at the FBI investigation on the charter school network, Concept Schools. And, we get an update on the Illinois&#39; governor&#39;s race. Plus, our weekly visit from the soul diva herself Ayana Contreras.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-a-look-at-chinatown-s-unique-cuisine/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-a-look-at-chinatown-s-unique-cuisine.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-a-look-at-chinatown-s-unique-cuisine" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: A look at Chinatown's leading eateries in Chinese cuisine " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:03:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-23/morning-shift-look-chinatowns-leading-eateries Morning Shift: Are banks hindering growth in Chicago's housing market? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-22/morning-shift-are-banks-hindering-growth-chicagos <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/caswell_tom.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We continue our &quot;After Water&quot; series on how the Great Lakes might look in 100 years. And, we talk about a practice in home lending that could be delaying a housing rebound for some areas.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-are-bank-loaners-controlling-chicago/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-are-bank-loaners-controlling-chicago.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-are-bank-loaners-controlling-chicago" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Are banks hindering growth in Chicago's housing market?" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:51:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-22/morning-shift-are-banks-hindering-growth-chicagos Morning Shift: New sci-fi genre depicts life after climate change http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-21/morning-shift-new-sci-fi-genre-depicts-life-after <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Cole Vassiliou_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the new Sci-Fi genre that&#39;s shedding light on our environment&#39;s future. And, a look at why the city&#39;s mental health advocates are still seeking answers. Later, we hear classical tunes from students of the Suzuki Institute.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/the-morning-shift-life-after-water-could-be-more-t/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/the-morning-shift-life-after-water-could-be-more-t.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/the-morning-shift-life-after-water-could-be-more-t" target="_blank">View the story "The Morning Shift: New sci-fi genre depicts life after climate change" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:36:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-21/morning-shift-new-sci-fi-genre-depicts-life-after Morning Shift: CPS test scores could determine students' education quality http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-18/morning-shift-cps-test-scores-could-determine <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/A&amp;M-Commerce.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We take a closer look at the demolition of the Sheraton Hotel in Gary, and how its destruction impacts the community. And, how CPS test scores divide students between the worst and best high schools. And the musical sounds of duo Tall Heights.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-62/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-62.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-62" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: CPS test scores could determine students' education quality" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:07:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-18/morning-shift-cps-test-scores-could-determine Morning Shift: Groups with different ideologies search for common place of worship http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-17/morning-shift-groups-different-ideologies-search <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/f.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We follow up with an Illinois lawmaker about the mandatory minimums panel. And, we discuss how atheists, agnostics and humanist groups are creating their own space of worship. Then, a look at how the iPhone changed the face of photojournalism.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-61/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-61.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-61" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Groups with different ideologies search for common place of worship" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:20:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-17/morning-shift-groups-different-ideologies-search Morning Shift: Daughter of Holocaust survivor visits region in turmoil to reconnect with her roots http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-16/morning-shift-daughter-holocaust-survivor-visits <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/josh.ev9_.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Today, we look at the reasons for low minority enrollment in some elite schools on Chicago&#39;s North Side. And, a look at the CPS budget. And, host Ayana Contreras joins us for another Reclaimed Soul.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-60/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-60.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-60" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Daughter of Holocaust survivor visits region in turmoil to reconnect with her roots" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:13:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-16/morning-shift-daughter-holocaust-survivor-visits Morning Shift: The evolution of Millennium Park over the decade http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-15/morning-shift-evolution-millennium-park-over-decade <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/KE4SFQ.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We look at the history of Chicago&#39;s Millennium Park as we approach the 10th anniversary this week-how did Mayor Daley sell the city on his grand plan? Then, we remember the best (and worst) summer blockbusters.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-59/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-59.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-59" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: The evolution of Millennium Park over the decade" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:02:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-15/morning-shift-evolution-millennium-park-over-decade Morning Shift: Residents push back NEIU's eminent domain attempts http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-11/morning-shift-residents-push-back-neius-eminent <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Campus.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the brewing battle centering on property seizures and the expansion of NEIU&#39;s campus. And, we look the community efforts Englewood residents are taking to combat violence. Later, we hear the country tunes of musicians Sally Timms, Jon Langford, and Robbie Fulks.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-58/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-58.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-58" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Residents push back NEIU's eminent domain attempts " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:57:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-11/morning-shift-residents-push-back-neius-eminent Morning Shift: Deaths in Illinois prisons reveal cracks in the system http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-10/morning-shift-deaths-illinois-prisons-reveal-cracks <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/mikecogh.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the latest plans to renovate Wrigley Field and why some area residents don&#39;t like what they see. And, we take a closer look at health care in Illinois prisons. Later, we take a sneak peek at Chicago Comedy Expo 2014.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-deaths-in-illinois-prisons-reveals-a/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-deaths-in-illinois-prisons-reveals-a.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-deaths-in-illinois-prisons-reveals-a" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Deaths in Illinois prisons reveal cracks in the system " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:16:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-10/morning-shift-deaths-illinois-prisons-reveal-cracks