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Videos tagged 'Chris Derose'

Did U Know? Cook County

Posted on August 6, 2014

Where did the name Cook County come from? Chris DeRose uncovers the meteoric rise and fall of this Illinois county’s namesake, Daniel Pope Cook.

Lollapalooza Preview: Part 1

Posted on August 1, 2014

The countdown has begun! Chris DeRose is at Grant Park with the inside scoop on everything you need to know before heading downtown for Lollapalooza.

Lollapalooza Preview: Part 2

Posted on August 1, 2014

Chris DeRose is back with more fun facts and need-to-know tips on getting the most out of Chicago’s biggest music festival.

Did U Know? Chicago Harbor Lock

Posted on July 29, 2014

A “water elevator” that limits the amount of water that is diverted from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi, Chris DeRose learns all about the Chicago Harbor Lock.

Richard Hunt’s Art at Ravinia

Posted on July 25, 2014

Chris DeRose speaks with sculptor Richard Hunt about the inspiration behind his metallic sculptures that adorn the Ravinia grounds.

Did U Know? Lakeshore Drive Bridge

Posted on July 22, 2014

Chris DeRose shares the history of the Lakeshore Drive Bridge, a Chicago landmark built as a public works program during the Depression-era New Deal initiative.

Did U Know?: Harbor Lighthouse

Posted on July 15, 2014

Chris DeRose visited the lakefront to explain the history behind a famous feature many know little about: The Chicago Harbor Lighthouse.

George Wendt

Posted on July 11, 2014

In anticipation of being the featured guest at Improv Nerd Podcast at Stage 773, George Wendt speaks with Chris DeRose about his undying ‘Cheers’ fame.

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