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Get a head start on your workday with the stories that matter most. Listen to our roundup of essential Chicago headlines and analysis from Crain’s reporters and host Amy Guth. Presented by Wintrust. Continue Reading >>
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06/23/22: How a billionaire and Winnetka residents came to blows Crain’s residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin talks with host Amy Guth about news of the week from the local housing market, including the saga of the private-equity billionaire whose lakefront land swap with the Winnetka Park District sparked the ire of many residents.

Plus: Plan to sell River North site opens schism among Episcopalians, Obamas move audio deal to Amazon after Spotify friction, senior Black execs exit Amazon, and a chaotic City Council meeting puts the brakes on speed camera ticket vote.
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06/23/22: How a billionaire and Winnetka residents came to blows Crain’s residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin talks with host Amy Guth about news of the week from the local housing market, including the saga of the private-equity billionaire whose lakefront land swap with the Winnetka Park District sparked the ire of many residents.

Plus: Plan to sell River North site opens schism among Episcopalians, Obamas move audio deal to Amazon after Spotify friction, senior Black execs exit Amazon, and a chaotic City Council meeting puts the brakes on speed camera ticket vote.
06/22/22: The best breakfast spots in Chicago Crain's contributor David Manilow talks with host Amy Guth about the food service industry. This week, he shares some favorite places to get breakfast around town and highlights from his interview with Chef Ambrocio Gonzalez of La Catedral.

Plus: Kellogg to split into 3 companies with Chicago an HQ, downtown apartment rents hit record high, Abbott opening big Willis Tower office and airline industry predicts profit in 2023.
06/21/22: Fixing Asian carp's image problem Crain's reporter Corli Jay talks with host Amy Guth about how Asian carp are getting a rebrand as a marketing tactic to help divert them from the water to restaurants and dinner tables.

Plus: Shapack proposes over 2,200 apartments near planned casino site, DuSable Museum gets a new name and new look, Blue Cross association moving HQ to Aon Center, and Chicago has a new Black-owned bank in the works, aimed at fighting lending bias.
06/20/22: Planning your summer weekends in Chicago Crain’s contributor Graham Meyer, who writes the weekly Big Ticket column, talks with host Amy Guth about can’t-miss arts and culture events coming up in the month ahead.

Plus: FDA clears Moderna and Pfizer COVID shots for youngest children, World Cup 2026 host cities include most major U.S. metros—except Chicago, Boeing delivers U.S. missile interceptor after years of delays and TV and film production in Chicago hits a new record.
06/16/22: Pricey homes get even hotter Crain’s residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin talks with host Amy Guth about local housing news, including how 2022 could be a record-setting year for high-end home sales.

Plus: Caterpillar's HQ move points in the wrong direction for Chicago, Chicago expands outpatient mental health services, ICC to consider ComEd's $31 million offer to settle bribery-refund issue and Illinois to give residents $4,000 back for buying an electric car.
06/15/22: Only one James Beard Award for Chicago Crain’s reporter Ally Marotti and contributor David Manilow join host Amy Guth to talk about the James Beard Awards.

Plus: Caterpillar HQ move sets off shock waves, Amazon has spent billions of dollars quietly buying land across the U.S., Boeing's giant underwater ‘Orca’ drone for Navy running years late, three Chicago children’s hospitals among the best in the U.S., and what experts know about monkeypox in Chicago.
06/14/22: The hurdles lawyers of color must face Crain’s contributor Judith Crown talks with host Amy Guth about challenges impacting Black and Brown lawyers working at law firms and efforts underway to create change.

Plus: Senators reach tentative deal on new gun-safety legislation, no change to recommendations as COVID numbers rise and high risk remains, biggest retail lease since 2015 boosts Mag Mile, and Chicago ranks sixth for life sciences growth.
06/13/22: Chicago's convention biz slow to come back Crain’s reporter Danny Ecker talks with host Amy Guth about the state of conventions in Chicago after being devastated in earlier stages of the pandemic.

Plus: CDC to end COVID test requirement for flying to U.S., Citadel to boost office presence in Manhattan, McDonald's is cutting healthy food to speed up wait times and inflation quickens to 40-year high.
06/09/22: Want to live in some freight containers? Crain’s residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin talks with host Amy Guth about local housing news including a look inside a few unique condos and a home built from shipping containers.

Plus: COVID-19 leaves its mark on O'Hare, Mellody Hobson part of group buying Denver Broncos, ex-Citadel analyst gets prison in COVID scam for startup hedge fund and another big retailer is leaving State Street.
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