'On The Block': Episode 225

After nearly 20 years, a popular Hyde Park festival is calling it quits. We chat with Silver Room Block Party founder Eric Williams about the legacy it leaves behind. We hit the road to learn about the history of one of Chicago’s most iconic and confusing streets. Guests interviewed include Northwestern professor Bill Savage. Plus, the dance teacher using movement to share African history with her class. Guests interviewed include choreographer Vershawn Sanders-Ward. Additional news stories covered include Metra’s UP North rebuild, 606 Trail extension, Trangender representation in media.

07/20/23 5:41PM