Extremely Local News 07.07.20

Bob Sirott

This photo shows a view of the newly renovated Soldier Field, the home of the NFL’s Chicago Bears, with the Chicago skyline in the background 29 September, 2003 on opening night of the new stadium as the Chicagp Bears prepare to take on the Green Bay Packers. The stadium was renovated with a cost of 632 million USD, with a seating capacity of 61,500. The new stadium bowl sits inside the historic facade of the original Soldier Field, which was built in 1924 as a memorial to US soldiers. AFP PHOTO/Jeff HAYNES (Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP via Getty Images)

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Jen Sabella, the director of Strategy and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joined Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. She provides details on the family that played music to help cheer up neighbors for 105 straight days during the quarantine; the 7-year-old girl from Jefferson Park who raised over $14,000 for the Children’s Hospital by making an selling bracelets; and she previews the Drive-In Theater special at Solider Field which takes place tomorrow night.

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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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