Gary Stern, CEO of Chicago-based Stern Pinball joins Dave Plier to trace their Chicago-based company’s lineage from the early 1930’s to the founding of modern pinball, the growth of Arcade Bars across the country, a preview of Chicago’s Pinball Expo and their newest games. For more information on Stern Pinball visit Sternpinball.com and pinballexpo.net What is your favorite pinball game of all time?
Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about including the first Macy’s store, the first every marathon in Chicago, the Cubs lost the World Series in 1910, Mayor Richard J. Daley hosted JFK in Chicago on the eve of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Water Tower Place opened in 1975, The Police play their first US concert, and the Sox win the World Series in 2005.
Mark Carman discusses the recent coaching change for the White Sox and the hire of AAA Charlotte’s hitting coach Frank Menechino. You’ll hear from Menechino, General Manager Rick Hahn and White Sox Manager Rick Renteria. Later in the show, Carm talks to Vinnie Duber from NBC Sports Chicago. Vinnie previews what could be a very busy offseason for the White Sox, and who thinks the team could target in free agency.
Sharks (the San Jose kind) lurk in the background as Thursday’s Blackhawks home opener opponent practice while Chris Boden & Scott King discuss the danger of the layoff & facing a winless team. You’ll also hear from Erik Gustafsson and the man who oversaw the makeup and installment of the United Center’s massive new scoreboard – plus your Slapshot questions for the guys via Twitter.
WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley joins the show to preview a DCFS story about children spending the night in city offices. Miguel Perez Jr. shares his incredible story on becoming a citizen after serving in Afghanistan, and being deported. Ed O’Bradovich breaks down the Bears 24-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders. Has Cody Parkey found a new home? A Top 5 @ 5 you don’t want to miss! Finally the owners of Gene and Georgetti’s update Roe and Anna on the status […]
Tony and Michelle Durpetti, family owners of Gene and Georgetti Steakhouse joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to update the status of their establishment, after a small fire caused the famous restaurant to temporarily close. When will the restaurant open again? What sort of damage did firefighters find? Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!
Following the Bears frustrating 24-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders, Ed O’ Bradovich breaks down what went wrong, and what needs to be done during the bye week in order to beat the New Orleans Saints. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!