Extremely Local News 06.03.20

Bob Sirott

In this photo taken Monday, April 19, 2010, is the Uptown Theater in Chicago which opened its doors on August 18, 1925, with a billing of “An Acre of Seats in a Magic City.” The theater was placed by the preservation group Landmarks Illinois to its list of endangered historic sites. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Shamus Toomey, the Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joined Bob Sirott to discuss some Chicago Neighborhood news. He provided details on some of the recently published articles on Block Club including: a donation drive in Edgewater to help with the cleanup on the West Side; the program that’s helping get groceries and prescriptions to residents in Hyde Park and Woodlawn; and crews have begun to turn the parking lot behind the Uptown Theatre into a new five-story apartment building.

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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