Extremely Local News 04.02.20

Bob Sirott

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – MARCH 27: A barricade blocks a pedestrian bridge that leads to the Lake Michigan shoreline on March 27, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Upset by residents continuing to gather at the lakefront and nearby parks despite the governor’s stay-at-home order, yesterday Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued an executive order closing the lakefront and other public spaces to visitors until further notice. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Jen Sabella, the Director of Strategy and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, provided some great Chicago neighborhood stories when speaking with Bob Sirott today. She talked about Chicago Police officers enforcing the stay-at-home order as some residents continue to ignore the rules; a southwest side restaurant offering gift cards and discounts to residents in order to increase takeout and delivery orders; and a drag queen drive-thru.

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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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