Archive for November 2009

ChicagoNow Says Thank You

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the staff of ChicagoNow wants to thank each of you for joining our community. Without you, our early successes would not have been possible. Since the site launched this summer, more than 4.4 million people have visited ChicagoNow. Together our bloggers have posted more than 25,000 entries. Our registered users... Read more »

Talk back to ChicagoNow on WGN Radio 720

Mare Swallow of Etiquette Bitch talks with host Bill Leff during ChicagoNow Radio’s inaugural show. Last week was the launch of ChicagoNow Radio, our radio show that airs Saturday mornings on WGN Radio 720. It was a shorter show but a great one. Joe the Cop, Jay Cutler Superstar, Etiquette Bitch, and the CTA Tattler... Read more »

ChicagoNow Radio to air on WGN Radio 720, starting this Saturday

A few weeks ago, WGN Radio 720  asked us if we wanted to do a radio show with them. We said yes–because really, who turns down one of the nation’s greatest radio stations? ChicagoNow Radio, a new kind of talk show for Chicago, launches this Saturday, Nov. 14 at 9 a.m. Most weeks the show... Read more »
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Congratulations to ChicagoNow's Emmy winners!

Three ChicagoNow bloggers took home top prizes last weekend when the Chicago chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences hosted the Midwest Emmy’s. David Kaplan (Kap’s Corner) is the host of Chicago Tribune Live, which won for “Outstanding Achievement for Informational Programs – Conversation/Interview Single Program or Program Series.” Billy Dec (A... Read more »

ChicagoNow partners with Columbia College on hyperlocal site

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Columbia College to launch a hyperlocal community news site serving Austin, a neighborhood on Chicago’s far west side. The web site, which will be hosted on ChicagoNow, will feature news about Austin that is gathered by its residents and Columbia’s journalism students. Columbia’s students will also... Read more »