Extremely Local News 10.14.20

Bob Sirott

CHICAGO – JULY 09: Wet Dreams, a painting by Juan Carlos Marcias, is displayed in the National Museum of Mexican Art July 9, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. The piece is part of the exhibit called A Declaration of Immigration which features the works of over 70 artists depicting the experiences and viewpoints of the U.S. immigrant communities. The show is scheduled to run through October 2, 2008. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Shamus Toomey, the Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joined Bob Sirott to talk about some of the latest Chicago Neighborhood news. Shamus provided details on the National Museum of Mexican Art landing a multi-million dollar grant; the expansion of Pilsen’s El Paseo G; and how Big Marsh Park is becoming the gateway the flourishing Calumet region.

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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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