Chicago’s Speakeasy Past

Curious about the meaning behind the Green Door Tavern’s colorful door? Learn more about how this popular watering hole used to be a speakeasy. Story Credit: Janet Rausa Fuller *Special Note: Janet Rausa Fuller is a former Chicago Sun-Times food editor and former freelance reporter/producer for DNAinfo.com. Produced By: Stephanie Choporis Music Credit: “The Last […]

George Wendt Gets Jumped

Following an incident at a South Side bar, actor George Wendt arrived at his Second City audition with a black eye. Story Credit: Stephanie Choporis Additional Reporting By: Ryan Lund Music Credit: “2PM Wake UP Call” by Apache Tomcat https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Apache_Tomcat/Classics_By_Request/07_Apache_Tomcat_-_2PM_Wake_Up_Call Music License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ 

Wedding Bells & Surgical Tools?

Ever thought about exchanging vows surrounded by amputation kits and ancient infant skulls? The International Museum of Surgical Science has hosted a variety of guests, even those about to say “I do.” Story Credit: Christina Bucciere & Stephanie Choporis Narrated By: Christina Bucciere Produced By: Stephanie Choporis Music Credit: “Undersea Garden” by Podington Bear