A listener noticed an odd detail on an old map. Curious City investigated whether it was the site of an ancient burial mound.
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WBEZ’s Curious City series is an ongoing news experiment at WBEZ, online and on the radio dial around Chicago at 91.5 FM. Its mission is to include the public in editorial decision-making, make journalism more transparent and strengthen multimedia coverage about Chicago, the surrounding region and its people (past or present).
Curious City airs on Thursdays during All Things Considered on WBEZ
One Curious Citizen heard the risk of COVID-19 transmission is low outdoors — yet the city is keeping its more than 600 playgrounds closed.