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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)

(broadcasting on the “sustainable” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen gets a Twitter message from George Takei, talks to Ald. James Cappleman (46th) about issues in Uptown, checks in with the Chicago Underground Library on their 5th anniversary, and discusses local sustainable transportation with the co-founder of GridChicago.com.

Mike gets a message from George Takei

When OTL host Mike Stephen followed George Takei on Twitter, he got a very naughty response.  Was it a personal or automated message?  Check out the back story on Mike and George on OTL #39.


James Cappleman– Alderman of the 46th Ward

Ald. Cappleman discusses his views on TIF districts, crime in Uptown, and his getting settled in his new job.

 

Nell Taylor- Co-Founder of the Chicago Underground Library

We get an update on the CUL as it turns 5 and find out how the blizzard of 2011 nearly shut it down.

 

John Greenfield– Co-Founder of GridChicago.com

There’s a new blog covering local sustainable transportation issues.  John talks to us about why he helped start the blog and why it’s important to Chicago.


OTL #249 local music provided by Dirty Pigeons