Extremely Local News 04.28.20

Bob Sirott

A stallholder weighs traditional corn tortillas in Mexico Cty, on June 18, 2008. Mexican president Felipe Calder?n announced an agreement with businessmen to freeze the prices of more than 150 nourishing basic products from now until December 31, in order to offset the world rise of food. AFP PHOTO/Ronaldo Schemidt MORE IN IMAGE FORUM (Photo credit should read Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP via Getty Images)

There were many reports of hoarding at the beginning the coronavirus pandemic about the hoarding of specific products. Many stores still have empty spots on the shelves where there is supposed to being hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and toilet paper. Jen Sabella, the director of Strategy and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, spoke to Bob Sirott about the potential of another product that customer may have trouble finding: El Milagro Tortillas. She explains why the tortillas may be in high demand, provides details on the wedding in West Ridge being broken up by police, and Metropolitan Brewing canning beers for the first time starting next month.

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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