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City Cast Chicago
City Cast Chicago
City Cast

Chicago’s daily news podcast, fresh every weekday at 6 a.m. Host Jacoby Cochran brings you timely conversations with news and culture makers;... more

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Tent Camp Termination, Reopening Mental Health Clinics, and Weekend Fun

This week, Gov. JB Pritzker paused and then officially shut down construction of a tent camp for new arrivals in... more

08 Dec 2023 · 26 minutes
Why Chicago Needs Youth Advisers

The Mayor’s Youth Commission is a group of Chicagoans ages 14 to 19 who work to advise the mayor and... more

07 Dec 2023 · 19 minutes
Best Cannabis Treats to Get You Through the Holidays

Mindy Segal is one of Chicago’s most recognizable chefs, the owner of Mindy’s Bakery in Wicker Park, and the namesake... more

06 Dec 2023 · 22 minutes
Johnson vs. Pritzker, Christkindlmarket Mugs, and Constitution Quiz

Gov. JB Pritzker temporarily paused construction Monday on a migrant base camp in Brighton Park following an environmental assessment that... more

05 Dec 2023 · 23 minutes
Your Guide to December in Chicago

It’s official, we are in the home stretch of 2023. But before we make our New Year's resolutions, we’ve got... more

04 Dec 2023 · 19 minutes
Migrant Camp Confusion, Public Housing Vacancies, and Loop's Fancy Cabbages

Construction on a temporary winterized tent camp for new arrivals began this week in Brighton Park after nearly two months... more

01 Dec 2023 · 33 minutes
Finding the Most Beautiful Places in Chicago

Geoffrey Baer has been showing off Chicago’s architecture and natural beauty for decades, first as a docent for the Chicago... more

30 Nov 2023 · 17 minutes
Chicago Restaurants’ Best Potluck Dishes

Whether it’s a friend’s party, a family gathering, or a work potluck, there’s no way you’re cooking for all of... more

29 Nov 2023 · 41 minutes
Burke Trial Updates, Election Season Begins, and Holiday Pop-Ups

The federal corruption trial of former Ald. Ed Burke is now in its fourth week. Multiple delays have slowed down... more

28 Nov 2023 · 21 minutes
What Happens When a Chicagoan is Missing?

What happens when a person goes missing in Chicago? Trina Reynolds-Tyler with Invisible Institute and Sarah Conway with City Bureau... more

27 Nov 2023 · 31 minutes
City Cast Chicago
Tent Camp Termination, Reopening Mental Health Clinics, and Weekend Fun
City Cast Chicago