Slice of Life: Eyes in the Skies
Dec21

Slice of Life: Eyes in the Skies

Recently yet another Illinois politician was sentenced to prison time.  It gave me a chance to break out my camera’s longer lens and take some pictures of the TV helicopters circling The Loop. That’s WLS-TV’s “Chopper 7HD” in the photo above.  WMAQ’s “Sky5” is in the picture below.  Click on either one of them to see the picture in greater detail. WBBM-TV’s helicopter was too far...

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Chicago’s Seven Storefront Studios
Nov19

Chicago’s Seven Storefront Studios

The banners promise that Loyola University’s new $400,000 streetfront television studio in The Clare at Water Tower (55 East Pearson Street) will open in autumn 2009, but I think we can safely say that isn’t going to happen.  Especially considering that Loyola only got its permit to build the studio on October 2nd. Loyola’s will be the seventh streetfront studio in Chicago.  WGN radio was the modern pioneer with this...

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