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Jun 23, 2019

Radio Hall of Fame member Garry Meier jumps in the Mazda CX-9 on the eve of his weeklong fill-in doing mornings on WLS-AM 890.

It's been five years since Garry was last heard hosting a show on terrestrial radio, so we talk a bit about that. We also talk about his excellent daily podcast, "The Garry Meier Show."

Jun 19, 2019

Hard Rock Cafe: Chicago has been in River North for 33 years; its sign is one of the most iconic landmarks in downtown Chicago. Now, decades into the chain's history, the menu has been completely revamped.

Walking me through the new Hard Rock menu are Chicago GM Clarence Choffel and Hard Rock International Corporate...

Jun 17, 2019

Tiffany is an internationally beloved singer, songwriter, actress and teen icon. In this week's episode, she and guitarist/producer Mark Alberici jumped in a Mazda CX-9 to have lunch with me after playing two sold-out shows at the Allstate Arena for the "Mixtape Tour" (along with NKOTB, Debbie Gibson, Naughty by Nature...

Jun 12, 2019

"I Saw You" is a gut-busting, live performance comedy show of real Chicago personals held the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Town Hall Pub (3340 N. Halsted).

Hear highlights of real Chicago personals, lovingly rendered by "I Saw You" stalwarts Max Stewart, Jenn Santanello and Kim Boler! I couldn't...

Jun 8, 2019

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This week, it's a preview of this year's Ribfest Chicago, happening June 14-16. The Mazda lands in bucolic Huntley, Illinois for a visit to BBQ King, one of the many fine restaurants participating in Ribfest.

It's a full house this week, as I'm joined by BBQ King owner Jason Szmurlo, Ribfest...