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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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Why is Chicago's Pride Parade Shrinking?

We are less than two weeks away from Chicago’s largest LGBTQ+ pride celebration when nearly one million people will make... more

17 Jun 2024 · 19 minutes
Riot Fest Moving, Foxtrot Returning, and Summer Fest Trivia

Riot Fest announced Wednesday that it is leaving Douglass Park for SeatGeek Stadium in suburban Bridgeview, blaming the Chicago Park... more

14 Jun 2024 · 35 minutes
What’s the Best Day of Lolla and Pitchfork?

Thanks to the beer-loving folks over at Revolution Brewing we have been talking about neighborhood summer festivals all week long.... more

13 Jun 2024 · 29 minutes
What to Eat at Chicago’s Summer Festivals

It wouldn't be summer fest season if we didn't talk about some of Chicago's amazing food festivals. Host Jacoby Cochran... more

12 Jun 2024 · 24 minutes
Why Chicago is the Summer Festival Capital

While Chicagoans enjoy thousands of summer options every year, have you ever stopped and wondered just how much goes into... more

11 Jun 2024 · 28 minutes
The Ultimate Summertime Chi Fest Guide

Summer festival season is here! That’s why we’re bringing you a guide to the neighborhood fests you have to check... more

10 Jun 2024 · 30 minutes
Policing the DNC, Sky's Unfair Coverage, and Free Metra Rides

Earlier this week law enforcement officials including Chicago Police Department Superintendent Larry Snelling assured Chicagoans that CPD is prepared for... more

07 Jun 2024 · 35 minutes
Gays in Gospel, Godzilla's Birthday, and Summer Beach Reads

Summertime Chi is always busy. So we want to make sure we’re keeping you up to date on the best... more

06 Jun 2024 · 20 minutes
Chicago’s Best Rooftops, Patios, and Alfresco Dining

‘Tis the season for patios, rooftops, and other outdoor dining opportunities in Chicago. The Infatuation’s Adrian Kane and John Ringor... more

05 Jun 2024 · 23 minutes
Reopening Mental Health Clinics, Reader's Weekly Return, and Remote Work...Downtown?

Last Thursday, Mayor Brandon Johnson announced that the Roseland Mental Health Clinic will reopen after 35 years. The city will... more

04 Jun 2024 · 26 minutes
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Why is Chicago's Pride Parade Shrinking?
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