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The Bob Sirott Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

The Bob Sirott Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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The Bob Sirott Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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English


Episodes

Extremely Local News: Artist raising money for bars and restaurants, Bronzeville Forum’s continued comeback, and Goldblatt’s building may soon be finished

2/26/2021
Shamus Toomey, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joins Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Shamus shared information on a Lincoln Park artist selling paintings of struggling bars and restaurants to support them during pandemic; the window work at Goldblatt’s building may finally be finished soon; and the Forum in Bronzeville […]

Duration:00:07:57

Dean’s Entertainment Report: Golden Globes preview, update on Lady Gaga’s dog walker, and Dean’s weekend picks!

2/26/2021
A few minutes after the Morning Show did a toast in honor of legendary WGN Radio host, Bob Collins, Dean Richards joined Bob Sirott to preview the 78th Golden Globe Awards show taking place this Sunday, and to share his recommendations for this weekend’s entertainment. Dean also talked about Donald Trump Jr’s comments about Bruce […]

Duration:00:14:33

A toast to Bob Collins

2/26/2021
Since the tragic death February 8th, 2000 of WGN Radio morning host Bob Collins, the station has toasted Uncle Bobby each year around his birthday, with Orion Samuelson’s words of tribute. Here is the toast from the Bob Sirott morning show featuring Orion along with Dave Eanet, Spike O’Dell, Mary Van De Velde and Dean […]

Duration:00:09:54

The most common irritating noises for humans

2/26/2021
Everyone has a very different interpretation of their noise sensitivity. Bob and Marianne talk about the most common irritating noises.

Duration:00:07:22

How to cure social dehydration

2/26/2021
Stephanie Cacioppo, Loneliness Researcher at University of Chicago joined Bob Sirott to discuss the power of thinking positive and coping with loneliness during COVID-19. She shares her research and tips on how to keep a healthy mind.

Duration:00:06:45

The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago-style popcorn

2/26/2021
Lieutenant David Haynes, a police officer who works on the North Side of the city, made his weekly visit to the WGN Radio Studios and the Bob Sirott Morning Show. Lt. Haynes, who co-authored “The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats,” brought in a few bag of popcorn form Wells Street Popcorn, who have a […]

Duration:00:14:45

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 2/26/21

2/26/2021
On February 26th, 2021, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Personal income and spending figures for January January’s wholesale inventories Chicago PMI University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment

Duration:00:00:52

Thought Leader Don Lloyd: We’re just starting to scratch the surface on what the real technology can do

2/25/2021
This week’s Associated Bank Thought Leader conversation starts with Don Lloyd sharing his thoughts on how the recent weather in the Midwest, specifically in Texas, and its effect on the oil and natural gas markets. Don, SVP of Capital Markets – Foreign Exchange and Derivatives at Associated Bank, talks about whether investors should be intrigued […]

Duration:00:13:48

‘Your Hometown’ Day highlighting the Village of Schaumburg: Mayor Tom Dailly

2/25/2021
Mayor Tom Dailly joined Bob Sirott to talk about the village of Schaumburg. He shared updates on a new proposal to build over 200 apartments and a parking structure on the north side of the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg across Golf Road from Woodfield Mall. He also talked about the Amazon Fresh store on Golf Road, […]

Duration:00:07:52

Extremely Local News: City’s seven ‘Most Endangered Buildings’ of 2021, new card game from North Side Podcast hosts, and more!

2/25/2021
Jen Sabella, the Director of Strategy and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joined Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. She provided details on City’s 7 ‘Most Endangered Buildings’ Of 2021, an indoor skate park for skateboarding lessons and a new card game to make Zoom Hangouts less awkward.

Duration:00:06:15

Dean’s Entertainment Report: Bruce Springsteen DUI case, Spider-Man movie title revealed, and more!

2/25/2021
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN-TV, joined Bob Sirott to talk about the latest news in entertainment. He shared details on Bruce Springsteen DUI case, the new Spider-Man movie title revealed, the content that will be available on Paramount+ & much more.

Duration:00:15:27

BBB Scam Alert: Thawing conditions bring bad contractors out of hibernation

2/25/2021
With the warmer temperatures hitting Chicago, and the Northern Illinois region immediately after weeks of cold temperatures, Steve Bernas, the President of the Better Business Bureau, joined Bob Sirott to warn consumers to use caution when hiring someone to inspect or remove snow from your roof. BBB Tips – If you need snow-clearing services: To […]

Duration:00:07:25

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 2/25/21

2/25/2021
On February 25th, 2021, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Weekly jobless numbers January durable goods orders 4th quarter GDP

Duration:00:01:12

Trash or treasure: What’s your sports memorabilia worth?

2/24/2021
Scott Beatty, co-owner of AU Sports, joined Bob Sirott to tell listeners if their sports memorabilia is trash or treasure. If you think you have hidden treasures around the house and want to know what they’re worth, reach out to Scott at AU Sports via email at ausports@aol.com!

Duration:00:13:27

Dean’s Entertainment Report: Chance the Rapper suing ex-manager, Gerard Depardieu charged with rape, and more

2/24/2021
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN-TV, joined Bob Sirott to talk about the latest news in entertainment. He shares details on Chance the Rapper suing his ex-manager, French actor Gerard Depardieu is charged with rape, new Tom & Jerry movie, and much more!

Duration:00:13:55

The dangers of gum disease during COVID-19

2/24/2021
Dr. Aileen Marty, Infectious Disease Specialist and Professor at Florida International University, joined Bob Sirott to talk about a new study that found coronavirus patients with gum disease were nine times more likely to die, taking ibuprofen after being vaccinated, and the latest covid-19 updates.

Duration:00:09:18

Extremely Local News: Lakeview’s Waveland Clocktower building, Silver Shovel site, and more

2/24/2021
Shamus Toomey, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joins Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Shamus shares information on Lakeview’s Waveland Clocktower building, Silver Shovel site to become Cubs youth baseball center or cold storage & much more!

Duration:00:06:44

Dr. Kevin Most talks Tiger Woods’ emergency surgery after car crash

2/24/2021
Golf legend Tiger Woods’ lengthy emergency surgery required the insertion of a rod, screws and pins to stabilize his leg. Dr. Kevin Most, Chief Medical Officer at Northwestern Medicine’s Central DuPage Hospital, joined Bob Sirott and Dave Eanet to talk about the orthopedic trauma.

Duration:00:07:11

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 2/24/21

2/24/2021
On February 24th, 2021, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: New home sales for January Fed. Chair Powell speaks before congress

Duration:00:01:03

Troy Murray: Blackhawks handling unique schedule

2/23/2021
The Blackhawks have played 19 games so far this season. When they take the ice tonight against Columbus, it will be the fifth time they’ll have played the Blue Jackets in 2021. The pandemic has obviously affected the NHL schedule. Teams only play opponents from within their own restructured division. Troy Murray, the color analyst […]

Duration:00:08:09