Extremely Local News 03.26.20

Bob Sirott

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – MARCH 25: A sign on the wall of a bar named “Murphy’s Bleachers” across from the bleacher entrance to Wrigley Field is seen where the Chicago Cubs were scheduled to open the season Monday March 30 against the Pittsburgh Pirates on March 25, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. The Major League baseball season has been delayed by the COVID-19 crisis. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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Jen Sabella, Director of Strategy and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, spoke with Bob Sirott about how the Chicago neighborhoods are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Some bars are providing kits for make-at-home cocktails; A West Side organization is raising money to provide Xbox and/or Netflix accounts for less fortunate teens; and the guy who was doing a 40-day beer-only diet, had to stop early and close two restaurants.

Bob Sirott
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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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