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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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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
Why Does Chicago Love to Hate Malort?

Many of us may have out-of-town visitors this week for the Thanksgiving holiday. And what better way to say “I’m... more

22 Nov 2023 · 22 minutes
Yellow Line Crash, Migrant Shelter Limits, and Holiday Travel Tips

Service on the Yellow Line from Howard to Skokie/Dempster was still suspended Monday after a train crashed into a city... more

21 Nov 2023 · 22 minutes
Not Just Chicago: Juvenile Jails Across Illinois Fail Standards

Most of Illinois’ 16 juvenile detention centers fail to meet minimum compliance standards, according to recent reports from the Illinois... more

20 Nov 2023 · 17 minutes
City Cast Chicago
Johnson vs. Pritzker, Christkindlmarket Mugs, and Constitution Quiz
City Cast Chicago