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Episode 606 - One On Every Corner: Simon's Tavern with Robert Loerzel

One On Every Corner looks at the history of Chicago bars and the neighborhoods that surround them. This episode was recorded at Simon's on Clark Street in Andersonville with Robert Loerzel. Get Out and Enjoy Live Theatre! 177...

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Feb. 4, 2023

Episode 606 - One On Every Corner: Simon's Tavern with Robert Loerzel

One On Every Corner looks at the history of Chicago bars and the neighborhoods that surround them. This episode was recorded at Simon's on Clark Street in Andersonville with Robert Loerzel. Get Out and Enjoy Live Theatre! 177...

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Jan. 14, 2023

Episode 605 - 71st Street Crib Fire of 1909, The

The workers were on Lake Michigan, a mile and a half from shore, when the fire started. Today we’re talking about the 71st Street Crib Disaster of 1909. Support the show for the cost of a coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/...

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Jan. 7, 2023

Episode 604 - "Chicago" - The History Behind The Musical

Each accused of unrelated murders, two real-life Chicago women in the 1920s use the media to garner support for themselves in order to avoid prison. Their stories inspired one of the longest-running musicals of all time. Chic...

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Dec. 31, 2022

Episode 603 - Best of Chicago History Trivia Night at GMan Tavern

Come check out GMan Tavern for yourself! https://gmantavern.com/ Want to help support the show? Buy me a coffee! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chicagohistory Leave me a voice message - just click on the microphone in the lower...

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Dec. 24, 2022

Episode 602 - Chicago's History of Blizzards

Chicago has seen some terrible winter weather over the years, with some of those icy storms bringing the city that works to a screeching halt. Chicago The Musical at the CIBC Theatre: https://www.broadwayinchicago.com/tickets...

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Dec. 17, 2022

Episode 601 - Chicago's West Loop with author Connie Fairbanks

Author Connie Fairbanks joins me to discuss her book "Chicago's West Loop: Then and Now." Purchase the book from the author: https://www.conniefairbanks.com/ Amazon link: https://amzn.to/3BzEPxt Chicago The Musical at the CIB...

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