It’s finally Friday, let’s take a look back at some of the things that we touched upon on the WXRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon: The Bears defeated the Falcons in Atlanta, […]
“Sonic Highways” is Foo Fighters’ eighth studio album, with eight tracks recorded in eight U.S. cities. Is it a coincidence that the number 8 is hidden in the cover art? Or that this mythical metropolis […]
Let’s be honest, it’s easy to wake up in a bad attitude, especially when you have to deal with polar vortexes, and other elements that affect Chicagoans on a daily basis.
In a city brimming with architectural beauty on full display, what possible treasures lie beneath the surface, out of sight from the general public? The Chicago Architecture Foundation is bringing us the 3rd annual Open […]
Chicago is a great place to live, especially if you’re a music fan. Tons of venues with bookings of all types of genres, there’s something for everyone here. It’s hard to believe because music is a great way to relieve stress, but the sheer amount of option combined with nuances of the city can cause stress. Here are six stresses a music lover living in Chicago might endure.
The Encased Meats Emporium known as Hot Doug’s in Avondale is officially closed for business, before they’ve even opened for the day. The line has stretched far down the block and can accommodate no more […]
Ready for an immersive experience? The retrospective “David Bowie Is” opens today in Chicago, and it’s a mind-blowing examination of one of the modern musical era’s most fascinating creative minds.
Sam Charles of the Sun Times and the Tribune’s Peter Nickeas stopped by to discuss why they feel it’s important to tell these stories. July’s Public Affairs show on XRT includes some surprising crime statistics, and insight into why you should never call this town Chiraq.
He was 15 when he released his first single. He came out of Beaumont, Texas in love with the blues of Muddy Waters and Bobby Blue Bland. His first album in 1968 was released on […]
The City of Chicago owns thousands of vacant lots across the city due to the demolition of foreclosed homes. But under the city’s new Large Lot Program, they are looking sell off those spaces for […]