Dec 31, 2022
Mike Stephen airs a few big show conversations from 2022. Happy New Year from your friends at Outside the Loop!
Dec 24, 2022
Mike Stephen gets an update on the impact of TIF districts on Chicago neighborhoods over the past year with Tom Tresser, co-founder of The CivicLab, and then re-airs a conversation with Illinois native Kevin Jakubowski, the screenwriter of the Holiday film
Dec 17, 2022
Mike Stephen learns how pollution is impacting McKinley Park from Anthony Moser, board president of Neighbors for Environmental Justice, discusses the creation of the first Green Dining District in Illinois with Ravi Parakkat, Oak Park trustee and founder of Takeout 25, and discovers the Secret History of 1960s soul...
Dec 10, 2022
Mike Stephen discusses the “We Will Chicago” plan and its criticisms with City Bureau reporters Jerrel Floyd and India Daniels, talks to local photographer Marty Perez about his 40 years of music photography and his new book called Kill a Punk For Rock & Roll: 1976-2019 Photographs, and chats with Peter...
Dec 3, 2022
Mike Stephen learns about the fascinating history of Kaskaskia, IL, from Illinois Humanities' Matt Meacham and then dives into the story of the 1980s-era metal band Witchslayer.