WBEZ | Tony Sarabia http://www.wbez.org/tags/tony-sarabia Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: Chicago's gay neighborhood may be facing a new identity http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-31/morning-shift-chicagos-gay-neighborhood-may-be-facing <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Chicago Halsted Street.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>A new study shows that some of the country most prominent gay neighborhoods are moving away from that identity with the influx of more heterosexual residents. We talk about the changing tide. And, we remember a public health advocate who brought more resources to under-served communities.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-64/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-64.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-64" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Chicago's gay neighborhood may be facing a new identity" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:06:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-31/morning-shift-chicagos-gay-neighborhood-may-be-facing Morning Shift: Does the Common Core initiative prevent creativity in our classrooms? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-30/morning-shift-does-common-core-initiative-prevent <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/woodleywonderworks.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We look at the controversy surrounding the Common Core State Standards. WBEZ&#39;s Lauren Chooljian gives us the details on plans to honor Chicago&#39;s only female mayor. Then, it&#39;s soul time with Vocalo&#39;s Ayana Contreras.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-is-the-common-core-initiative-preven/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-is-the-common-core-initiative-preven.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-is-the-common-core-initiative-preven" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Does the Common Core initiative prevent creativity in our classrooms?" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:03:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-30/morning-shift-does-common-core-initiative-prevent Morning Shift: Rental competition heats up in some of Chicago's emerging neighborhoods http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-29/morning-shift-rental-competition-heats-some-chicagos <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/discosour.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the USDA&#39;s push for healthier school options. And, we look at the growing competitive rental market in Chicago. And, how climate change impacts the cultural identify of some Indian Americans. Plus, sounds of traditional Son Joracho music.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-rental-wars-in-some-of-chicago-s-pri/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-rental-wars-in-some-of-chicago-s-pri.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-rental-wars-in-some-of-chicago-s-pri" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Rental competition heats up in some of Chicago's emerging neighborhoods" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:27:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-29/morning-shift-rental-competition-heats-some-chicagos Morning Shift: The cultural shift of the Pilsen neighborhood is more recent than you think http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-28/morning-shift-cultural-shift-pilsen-neighborhood-more <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Andre&#039;s Street Photography.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We have another dose of our WBEZ series &quot;After Water&quot; with a look at why Chicago&#39;s African-American communities may suffer more from climate change. And, the evolution of Chicago&#39;s Pilsen neighborhood - from Czech to Latino. Plus, the vocals of Chicago jazz singer, Dee Alexander.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-ethnic-evolution-of-chicago-s-pi/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-ethnic-evolution-of-chicago-s-pi.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-ethnic-evolution-of-chicago-s-pi" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: The cultural shift of the Pilsen neighborhood is more recent than you think" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:39:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-28/morning-shift-cultural-shift-pilsen-neighborhood-more Morning Shift: New documentary tells the story of an outsider artist faced with adversity http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-25/morning-shift-new-documentary-tells-story-outsider <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/10468632_874220882605897_7084247830224528005_n.png" alt="" /><p><p>We talk to one of the filmmakers behind the documentary about artist Peter Alton entitled, &quot;Almost There.&quot; And, we discuss the evolution of airplane safety and how technology is helping this.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-documentary-tells-the-story-of-a/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-documentary-tells-the-story-of-a.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-documentary-tells-the-story-of-a" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: New documentary tells the story of an outsider artist faced with adversity" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:19:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-25/morning-shift-new-documentary-tells-story-outsider 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