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  • Behind the industry stunning sale of a craft beer pioneer

    Four years after a $1 billion acquisition deal, Constellation Brands sells Ballast Point to small brewer in the northern suburbs. Crain’s reporter Dalton Barker joins host Amy Guth to talk about the state of the craft brewing industry.

  • Why Chicago’s restaurant owners are nervous

    After years of growth, restaurants are closing amid a huge supply, shrinking demand and rising costs, reporter Dalton Barker tells host Amy Guth. Plus: New details emerge on Eddie Johnson’s firing, the Marshall Field building on State Street nears a lease with a tech firm, and more.

  • Highlights: Blues 4 – Blackhawks 0 – 12/2/19

    Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues – December 2, 2019 Boxscore | Recap

  • Crain’s Daily Gist: This mayor has a different style

    Crain’s takes an exclusive look at how Lori Lightfoot’s day-to-day activities during her first 100 days reveal a way of working that’s different from her predecessor. Government reporter A.D. Quig shares her insight about what the mayor’s actions and calendar can tell us—and she discusses a big move today, when the mayor fired police chief Eddie Johnson.

  • Highlights: Avalanche 7 – Blackhawks 3 – 11/30/19

    Chicago Blackhawks at Colorado Avalanche – November 30, 2019 Boxscore | Recap

  • Highlights: Northwestern 29 – Illinois 10 – 11/30/19

    Northwestern Wildcats at Illinois Fighting Illini – November 30, 2019 Boxscore | Recap

  • Highlights: Avalanche 5 – Blackhawks 2 – 11/29/19

    Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche – November 29, 2019 Boxscore | Recap

  • Baby Yoda Merch, Flying Stormtroopers & ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Hints

    Following the popularity of THE MANDALORIAN, we consider the upcoming onslaught of Baby Yoda merchandise and wonder why it wasn’t ready to launch sooner. Was it to preserve the secret or was Disney/Lucasfilm caught off guard and unprepared for the overwhelming popular reaction to the new character? We discuss! In more spoiler-free Mandalorian conversation, we look at The Camtono and discover where the name for it may have originated. The first full clip from THE RISE OF SKYWALKER has been […]

  • Highlights: Pitt 72 – Northwestern 59 – 11/27/19

    Fort Myers Tip-Off – Northwestern Wildcats vs. Pittsburgh Panthers – November 27, 2019 Boxscore | Recap

  • Anna Davlantes

    Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. Anna joined WGN Radio in 2014 and now hosts her own show on weekday afternoons.

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