The History Of The Chicago River And The Bridges Crossing It Are Right Under Your Nose
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by WBEZ Chicago
8h ago
On the Chicago Riverwalk, there’s a museum hidden inside a five-story limestone tower that rises from the DuSable bridge. The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum tells the story of the movable bridge and how the urban river has changed over time. Two Reset producers headed to check out the gears that move the bridge, the stunning views from inside the bridgehouse and learn the history of the river. It’s the first in a new series highlighting museums in the Chicago area that are off the beaten path. For a full archive of Reset interviews, head over to wbez.org/reset ..read more
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The Inside Scoop On Pitchfork This Weekend
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by WBEZ Chicago
1d ago
Pitchfork music fest is back for its 18th year. With more mainstream headliners and new emerging artists, what should attendees expect? Reset gets a preview of the fest from a pair of in-the-know music folks. Plus, two local artists performing this weekend stop by to talk about their music and the pre-fest jitters. For a full archive of Reset interviews, head over to wbez.org/reset ..read more
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Racial Equity In Chicago Arts Funding On The Rise, But The Future Is Uncertain
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by WBEZ Chicago
1d ago
Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) arts organizations have seen their funding from major donors nearly double over the past three years. Yet, the authors of a new report worry that this boost is temporary. Reset hears from a leader in anti-racist advocacy to learn why funding for BIPOC arts has been fluctuating, and what steps advocates may need to take to continue advancing racial equity in the arts. For a full archive of Reset interviews, head over to wbez.org/reset ..read more
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How The Pandemic Changed Everything – From Traditions To Shopping
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by WBEZ Chicago
2d ago
In the midst of the fear and frustration that came with the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our outlooks, our priorities, and even our habits changed. The pandemic’s impact was far reaching – whether it be in pop culture to how we shop. That’s the premise of a new book aiming to help readers frame the current moment and reconcile their pre- and post-COVID lives. Reset sits down with the author of The Time We Have: Essays on Pandemic Living to unpack the changes and lessons learned from the pandemic. For a full archive of Reset interviews, head over to wbez.org/reset ..read more
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Some Young Delegates In Illinois Say They’re Sticking With Biden
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by WBEZ Chicago
2d ago
A majority of young voters are worried that Biden is too old to effectively serve a second term in the White House. Yet, some of Illinois’ youngest delegates are sticking by his side. Reset hears why these delegates are concerned by Trump’s campaign, and why they think Biden should stay in the race. For a full archive of Reset interviews, head over to wbez.org/reset ..read more
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How We Can Protect Lake Michigan’s Eroding Shoreline
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by WBEZ Chicago
3d ago
Some areas of Illinois’ Lake Michigan shoreline are losing up to one hundred feet of shoreline per year. Others are so poorly protected from high water that entire neighborhoods are flooding. These are just some of the problems erosion poses. But how does erosion work? And how can we stop—or at least slow—it? Reset digs deeper with an advocate and a reporter. For a full archive of Reset interviews, head over to wbez.org/reset ..read more
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How The Influx Of DNC Attendees And Protestors Could Affect Nearby Hospitals
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by WBEZ Chicago
3d ago
Rush University Medical Center, Cook County’s Stroger Hospital and UI Health Stroger are preparing for the worst case scenario, be it a mass shooting, an explosion, or tear gas, but say they’re prepared for any contingency. Reset hears how the hospitals will ensure smooth service in the face of the expected traffic delays and in case of emergency. For a full archive of Reset interviews, head over to wbez.org/reset ..read more
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How The Assassination Attempt of Donald Trump Is Affecting The RNC
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by WBEZ Chicago
4d ago
Less than two days after an apparent assassination attempt on former president Donald Trump, the Republican National Convention kicked off in Milwaukee on July 15th. Reset checked in with a WBEZ reporter who is on the ground at the RNC to get a preview and hear how the news is affecting delegates. For a full archive of Reset interviews, head over to wbez.org/reset ..read more
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Feel The Groove With Smooth Rogers
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by WBEZ Chicago
1w ago
Enjoy a summery vibe with instruments reminiscent of the funk and soul of the 1970s. The new album Roger That! is out now and pairs reflections on love and loss with a fun, upbeat sound. Zac Bron, front person of Smooth Rogers, joins Reset to discuss the new album and their musical inspirations. For a full archive of Reset interviews, head over to wbez.org/reset ..read more
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WBEZ's Weekly News Recap: July 12, 2024
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by WBEZ Chicago
1w ago
Mayor Johnson calls for federal help after more than 100 people were shot over the Fourth of July weekend. Multiple U.S Congress members from Illinois call for President Biden to step aside. Reset breaks down those stories and more in the Weekly News Recap. For a full archive of Reset interviews, head over to wbez.org/reset ..read more
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