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Chicago Area Police Warn Of Thieves Posing As Utility Workers
"Police in Oaklawn, warning residents about thieves posting as village workers to get inside people's homes. Three homes in the suburb were targeted in less than a week, all on the west side of the village. The thieves knock on seniors doors and claimed to work for the Oakland Water Department, Oakland police Chief Gerald Better says during the second robbery. They also claimed to be from Com. Ed wants the seniors open the door. The fake worker or several of them are invited inside to fix a meter. That's when valuables in cash or stolen Before the victim realizes what's
How a Chicago Artist is Working to Help Musicians in Need
"Chicago artist is working to make sure no musician is left behind with a community organization dedicated to black musicians in chicago arts correspondent angel edo shares how that mission has quickly expanded to serve anyone in need. It was god sent to me to be able to do something for some musicians. Can't play they can't say they can't appear in clubs. They know how their fields because of the that being able to sing for two years. I was homeless eight out of garbage cans and i just decided that because life music has been my life. I know how these musicians feeling something. It was on her birthday last october. One chicago artists the maxwell decided to create black musicians matters with help from community partners like guardian interest security company. The group delivers food on a weekly basis. They won't reach out because we have so much fried. So what i do is i just go and call and them. Do you need something. I need musicians chicago musicians to know. Please get in touch with us. We will come to you if you can't get out. We covered the west side. We went to melrose park. We went to ole part all year. We go to the hundreds with donations from go. Fund me the group is also able to provide monetary support for artists. Like bass guitar player. Joe pratt who was the band director at the east odyssey lounge before the pandemic hit a big box food i was given money and then came in handy at the time. I really really needed it. Because bills need to be paid musicians. Charles crane and burns have also support fema silvio in a. It was right on time. Take my word on it. And i love apples. They gave me a fresh apples. Yes is what's going on. It's been tremendously mason. Beef stew of the night and the organization primarily serves black artists but they worked to help anyone in need whether they be homeless older adults or even single parents. We had one girl was the name. Britney britney that's that's she had four kids and was homeless while chicago musician. Ronnie baker brooks has not received a he seen its impact. Firsthand is inspirational. And if you get so disgusted how can you be creative or is so negative all the time. That's all you're gonna talk about. That's all you're going to sing about so it's very important that we support each other inspire but it doesn't stop there. I didn't form this organization just for food. And just for money iphone his organization because i have a dream i have the vision. I want to put up a building in brownsville. That will house musicians if they get on bad. Look this is my dream there for chicago tonight. I'm angel ito and food. Pickup is now available every friday from ten. Am to one pm at the east odyssey lounge for anyone who needs it. There's more information on our
Metro Atlanta intersections back at the top of worst bottlenecks in the country
"We all have our favorite that we like to curse talking about traffic bottlenecks on your drive. An annual list of the worst is out again from the American Transportation Research Institute. Metro matter has now the 3rd and 4th worst bottlenecks and the nation. 25 85 That, of course, is Spaghetti Junction, then the west side of 25. I 20 commercial truck driver, Herschel Evans tells Channel two action news. That much volumes going through anything that slows it down is going to just have a ripple effect. Rankings are an improvement, though previously and that I have the number one and
Times Square, NYC Then And Now
"If you haven't been. I will make sure that you feel like you have. I hope that you enjoy this episode. You know new york city is fantastic. And i love it a matter of fact i have been there many times and i used to live there as i will tell you in this episode but i also want to tell you that it was in the late seventies and eighties entered the nineties. That new york city star to lose its attraction. It started to lose the people that came to visit and it star to be a real dumpster. People didn't want to visit new york anymore and so it was the governor's the mayor's and police commissioners started to take back new york city rebuild new york city one step at a time starting with times square in nineteen eighty eight is to murray hill in new york city. I lived in a three story. Walk up but first and second avenue on thirty first street not exactly prime real estate but safe enough. It was near the united nations and right above the entrance to the queens midtown tunnel Now you know if you are a new yorker or visited new york you know exactly where i lived then a couple of years later i found myself living in the salvation army apartment building for women. It was ideal. It served two meals a day and it was right across the street from the much coveted. Grammercy park the oh so glamorous and it was a close walk to eighteenth street between fifth and sixth avenues where i worked. I thought it was a dream. Come true and it was. I never really ventured to the west side past sixth avenue or anywhere near times square. Well that's what we're talking about. Today is times square and new york city. Everything i needed was right around where i lived but times square was unmistakably a major part of the city no doubt a black guy on the city a disappointment to the twelve hours of manhattan and somewhere that was to be avoided if wanted to dodge trouble darkness dealings and drugs. If you have seen the two thousand and nineteen movie joker with walking phoenix. Ps and by the way. I suggest that you might have an idea of the area and new york city. That was the cd and trashy times square. The closest thing. I can compare it to is a scenes in the movie joker to find a seedier place was difficult when they were filming. The movie and times square didn't look like does today so in the two thousand nineteen movie joker with no cd place to replicate times square. Really the producers of the movie had to go to newark new jersey a real old fashioned pit hole. If ever there was one to newark that was of the same timeframe as the movie never fixed up and never given a real chance to survive and today's society. It's a real shame but it depicts it perfectly times square where beauty came to die. No kidding in nineteen eighty six. When i was there there were multiple pornographic theaters and times square. The motion picture association of america introduced its rating system that included an x rating dip became associated with pornography. And so all the movies that were in times square were x. rated or the dreaded triple x. and everything was pornography back then pornography and. I should say drugs. The times square as a porn capital error was part of new york city's in the seventies and eighties amid its fiscal crisis. And later the crack cocaine epidemic which was rampant and it wasn't until the mid nineteen eighties that there was a push to clean up times square and new york city
Tiger Woods seriously injured in rollover crash
"Vehicle rollover crash in Southern California but with serious injuries 15 time major golf champion Tiger Woods was in a one car crash in suburban Los Angeles Tuesday, and both of his legs were seriously injured Los Angeles County fire chief Darryl Osby. It was taken from the vehicle with see a collar and a backboard for spinal precautions. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says the SUV, Woods was driving crossed the road and rolled over. Equal travel. Several 100 ft from the center center divider. At the intersection and rested on the on the west side of the road in the brush. Woods had been tournament host for the Genesis Invitational Over the weekend. He stayed in Southern California to do filming with Discovery owned golf TV. Might cross
Tiger Woods Hospitalized After Rollover Crash In Los Angeles
"On his back. I Mike Rossio I Mike Rossi a reporting Tiger Woods escapes the one vehicle rollover crash in Southern California but with injuries 15 time Major golf champion Tiger Woods was in a one car crash in suburban Los Angeles Tuesday, and both of his legs were seriously injured. Los Angeles County fire Chief Darryl Osby. It was taken from the vehicle with see a collar. Backboard for spinal precautions. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says the SUV Woods was driving crossed the road and rolled over vehicle travels. Several 100 ft from the center center divider. At the intersection and rested on the on the West side of the road in the brush. Woods had been tournament host for the Genesis Invitational Over the weekend. He
Tiger Woods Faces An Uncertain Future
"Also brennan. It's currently a little bit before eight pm eastern on tuesday night and we need to say obviously that this story is still developing but as of now. What do we know about the car accident involving tiger woods. Well at this point based on the press conference held by the los angeles sheriff's department and various reporting tiger woods was driving at what was potentially too high speed around a area in los angeles county. That had a pretty severe bend in the road. The vehicle travel several hundred feet from the center. Divider at the intersection and rested on the west side of the road. In the brush is seven fifteen in the morning. Local time in la reissued ended up on. Its sire and there's a picture of the car holy cow and needed to be pried from. The viewpoint was removed by paramedics wielding axes to which is to use for prying and we also use an to pry him from the vehicle he was taken from the coat with see a caller backboard for Spinal precautions was responsive at the time of standard and resume wait. He was removed from the scene on a backboard rushed to nearby hospital and a trauma center. As of now no evidence of any impairment. There was no evidence of impairment so subsequent to that we're not gonna make any There was no effort to draw blood for example at the hospital so as of now it seems like a really bad accident. What do we know about. Tiger woods is health at the moment. Will he was brought to the hospital. Underwent surgery mark steinberg agents said there's multiple leg injuries. It has been said that there are potential fractures in his legs. But the big thing that was kind of noteworthy coming out of that press conference was. Everyone's saying he's lucky to get out of his life. He was wearing a seat belt. But it's bad and it could have been a whole lot worse when we first heard this news and didn't know really any details and just saw the photos of the car. I think a lot of us flashed back to just over a year ago with kobe. Bryant's helicopter accident also. La did you also have that immediate reaction i did. It was eerily similar. Do you remember where you were when you heard about kobe bryant. I think everyone will remember today. This was kind of one of those moments so it was only about fifty five sixty miles or so from where kobe's helicopter crash was so definitely. I had that kind of haunting feeling. I think a lot of people did. How has the gulf world reacted to this new. So far fellow players golf officials the best way i could describe. It is a lot of people holding their breath not only for his health. But for what happened. I mean i'm sick to my stomach hurts to see one ear seven now. My closest friends know getting an accident. And i just hope he's all right just is weird. I kids you know ensure the struggle. It's been a journey with tiger woods and a lot of people have kind of come to a level of cognitive dissonance of balancing the man and the myth and the realities of the scandals that he's been involved with and the amazing greatness and today seeing kind of the juxtaposition between this and his crash in two thousand nine tigers wife of five years zealand nordgren told police she heard the crash and used a golf club to break the rear window and pull him out of the locked vehicle. Young raveling of this public persona. That was very much kind of construct when it comes tiger woods. This perfect person was perfect.
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department offers update on Tiger Woods crash
"The tiger woods story has dominated the not only new here in united states but around the world and by now Most of you have heard the story. We will update it hoping to get a medical update a couple of minutes. One thing we have learned and this is a this could be characterized as a good sign. he was at the harbour hospital in la. He is being airlifted now to ucla hospital. Which is which is in westwood. Right near Beverly hills and what's listen in to the sheriff's department giving us to the latest on tiger woods today at seven twelve in the morning Station received a call of a solo vehicle collision in harp harbor or author boulevard. North of colliver does dryer. We arrived on scene at seven eighteen. Am and discovered solo vehicle collision and the so lock event was again tiger woods and Deputies at the time they did not see any evidence of pyramid. Anything that concerned. Obviously the play setting masters that had to be taken for the vehicle and She avi will speak to that regard and it was a solo vehicle. Unfortunately during the course of the investigation of this there was another traffic volition happened with people be loose and thankfully there was no injuries associated with that. A beagle travel several hundred feet from the center Center divider at the intersection and rested on the the west side of the road in the brush sustained major damage vehicles all the images of that and Within our sheriff station we'll be conducting the traffic investigation and they'll tape from days of several weeks to get the whole thing together. Once the investigation is completed we will provide a detailed report. It'll be available. You know based on public records request and we will not discussing for after that point. But this point i want to introduce achieved. Lobby elliott high fire department. Good afternoon. i'm bar chief. Daryl offbeat of the los angeles county department at approximately seven twenty two this morning resources from los angeles county ours station. What oh six received a report of a solo vehicle exited at the intersection of offer. Boulevard clause breweries drive north rolling hills estates upon arrival today of sheriff's them seeing a resources and personnel for the los angeles county department absorb a single role reveal incident with one person trapped. The person trapped Was extricated by the lesson. County fire department personnel earlier it was stated jaws of life was utilized to extricate the person trapped. It was later determined by our personnel holiday tool was used for pride and was also used to pry the person free for the person was packaged at the incident stable condition with serious injuries because of the fact that they needed to be extricated. They were transported to harbor. Ucla hospital because of the extrication arbor is also a promise as indicated earlier. There's also a second vehicle accident with injuries. Thank you and the vehicle is twenty twenty one. Genesis is a mid size. Suv
2 men injured in overnight shootings in Chicago
"After two separate overnight shootings. Here's WGN Escape Salgado. The first shooting happened on the South side around 12 20 Saturday morning. 37 year old man was shot in the thigh during an argument with another man on the 5800 block of South Main Street and the Inglewood neighborhood. He's reported to be in good condition, a University of Chicago Medical Center. The second incident occurred on the West Side about 25. Minutes later, a 28 year old man was wounded on the 500 block of South California Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood when two men approached in a vehicle in an apparent robbery attempt. The victim was shot in the arm when he resisted. He's listening. Fair condition A Mount Sinai hospital. No one is in custody and I have a shooting. His police investigate gave
Indoor Dining Returns in New York
"Right a big day for pandemic street stricken restaurants in New York because a ban on indoor dining is being partially lifted. Hundreds of restaurants have gone out of business in the past year. Others Barely afloat. But as Tom Brooke reports the move to bring back indoor dining or being on a limited basis, it's not being welcomed by everyone. Chicken sizzles on a grill at Friedman's restaurant on New York's Upper West Side, the establishment is alive. But much of the restaurant industry in the city is moribund from Grand Eater is like the Gotham Bar and Grill, which may reopen to the more ordinary nearby Good stuff, Diner. More than 1000 restaurants have closed fallen victim to covert 19 so start indoor dining on Friday. 25% Governor Cuomo's decision this week to lift the ban on indoor dining up to 25% of capacity is seen as a bit of a lifesaver. Jonah Phillips is the owner of Friedman's restaurant group. We're excited, too. Get our guests back in the restaurant. I think something that we've lost. Is that excitement and energy that you felt when you walked to a restaurant that had guests, innit, eating and drinking and dining. It's fun without indoor dining restaurants in the city have relied on take out and delivery service to stay in business. They've also resorted to extraordinary steps to make outdoor dining and freezing temperatures feasible in some instances, creating huge bubble light structures protecting diners, AFIS it outdoors and eat. Some won't be eating indoors anytime soon, Even though Governor Cuomo has decreed they now can, among them. New Yorker Claire Wachtel, who were sipping tea is an outdoor space belonging to Friedman's on 72nd Street. I won't go into an indoor dining Until this is all over because I think you're relatively safe if you're outside, But if you're in the dining area, it's I'd be too scared to do it. Even the rescue workers are now eligible to get vaccinated and restaurants have implemented numerous safety measures. Some health experts caution that the return to indoor dining is premature. Go out to dinner. CASS is from Columbia University Medical Center opening Internet now, at least to me, while we're just first getting to the point of controlling the spread of this virus Does not seem like the right next step. While mindful off health concerns getting restaurants to flourish economically. It's what Andrew Ritchie from the New York City hospitality alliance really wants to him. That's the priority over the past year. We've lost more than 140,000 jobs in New York City's restaurant industry and indoor dining has been opened up throughout the rest of New York state at 50% indoor occupancy since June. Partial lifting of the indoor dining band is precarious. With infection rates increased. Governor Cuomo has stated it may be reimposed those still working in the hospitality business. No, it's going to be a long, hard slog before the restaurant industry in New York returns to anything like normal. Nikki Joyce is a waitress at tea and sympathy. A much loved British comfort food eatery in the city. Will it get back to where it wasp where you have people, you know, shoulder to shoulder for deeper bars. I just can't see. Unfortunately and sad, but I don't see that happening any time soon. Fervent hope is that Governor Cuomo's partial lifting of the indoor dining band this week will mark the start of the long road back. Away in New York once again boast, but it's home to one of the most lively on fairy restaurant scenes in the world. There you
Chicago schools reopen doors after tough union fight
"Schools have re opened their doors to thousands of pre K and special education students. Their return Thursday marks the start of a gradual plan to resume in person learning since the nation's third largest district went remote last March. The move follows a months long, bitter fight with the union over covert 19 safety protocols and the looming threat of a teacher strike. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and schools CEO Janice Jackson greeted students Thursday at William H. Brown Elementary School on the city's West Side.
What to Do About a Shady Backyard Where Grass Won't Grow
"We also had a question. This week from sarah and she sent us some pictures to which is very helpful. Says fred my backyard is seventy five percent dirt. Grass is gone. What can be done now as we talked about pictures here fred. It looks like she has some very large trees or some larger trees and some large shrubs that may be giving quite a bit of shade in that area. Okay well that gives me a big clue especially if you can tell by the pictures. In terms of the size of the trees trees compete in two ways as shrubs and other things but at the same time Lawns are meant for open. Clear sunny skies for all intensive purposes. Now there are variations that theme but large trees shade grass so it cannot manufacturers much food they cause the atmosphere under themselves so to speak or or under the tree they cause little higher humidity for the most part grasp doesn't dry as early in the morning therefore subject more diseases of the leaf and so on and then they compete drastically compete with grass roots under under the tree Now having said that it's not impossible to go along. And i think she just flat out going to have to start over the first thing to do at where we can't see it for sure but if she can or if an arborist should be doing you can raise up with the head of the tree you can cause the limbs to be a little higher above the ground You can send the tree out and literally soon it out. Take some branches in appropriate places. Let more light down through the tree. Let more breeze blow through the trees dry grass encouraging better growth in the grass and so on it is however still very difficult in many cases under trees to grow on I have indeed on many an occasion where people prize the tree or they prizes position shading their patio evening etcetera etcetera where. We don't wanna hurt the tree at all. We will simply take out the grass. The remnants of the grass or just very lightly work the top two inches in terms of maybe some more organic material. some peat moss and so create a bed in which we're going to fly ground cover. They didn't matter of selecting the ground. Cover i'm gonna say such as myrtle pakistan eighty There are many many things that can be used but it comes time where you either manage the trees and check it the following year or two if the grass is growing better you you leave well enough alone. But as soon as those trees get a heavy hit on them again and continue to compete underneath. They're going to kill the law. That's just all there is to it for the most part. You just don't see lawns well. Lawn light grasses in the middle of wood so at that point you go with mother nature and created ground cover bed. It's well or what. I consider a total disaster would-be to take out the trees. That's that's not my first recommendation ever Rather work with them and on several occasions Without hurting the tree by covering the routes very much we have built up just slightly to get above the tree roots. Now one one of the infamous trees for lawn damage is norway. Maple they they just don't like grass. I swear it's written in their genealogy but They're they're so dense headed rooted and so on I've never allowed for more than two and a half inches of really good up soil being over the top of those roots. Because we didn't want to run a rotor tiller down through the roots and causes damage to the tree roots. So we build up just slightly In most cases now in one case the lawn slope the good bit where we add it only one inch. I'm going to say on the high side. And we put a little wall and put twelve inches of soil over the roots downhill side however Where the roots normally cover the entire area of the top of the tree. We kept the wall in under the edge of the tree. So that the roots that were exceeding the width of the crown could would not be damaged by extra soil. And it's been quite successful. That was done. Twenty twenty a couple of years ago and i've driven by their time or two cents and the bed is still doing quite well. they have gone on out toward the west side down side. All's well and they don't they don't about ruined their shoulders with the bumpy more and they don't ruin the trees roots and the grass is gone not to be worried about.
Life Span of Residents of Chicago's Westside Is 20 Years Less Than Those Living Downtown
"About this program disrupt disparities and what That project is all about. Yes. Oh, the Destruct Disparities Project. It's been clear to us at air P for some time that racial and ethnic disparities keep people from living longer, healthier, more secure and productive lives. So the Disrupt disparities project is our effort to identify. And quantify those disparities and their effect over people's lifetimes so that we can begin to bring about the kinds of systemic and structural and policy changes that are needed to bring equitable health and economic systems for older adults of color and their families. That's a mouthful, but it's a big deal for us, Karen. I would imagine that's welcome news to the Urban League. That absolutely is Steve. We are first excited to be working with the AARP again. We worked with them on predatory lending in many things, but we understand that as people get older, they expect life to get easier and not more difficult. But in this disrupt disparity study were saying that blacks and Latinos and Asians Are having a more difficult time than their white counterparts. And so we want to see some policies targeted to remove those disparities. You know, I you guys would know the statistic better than I do. But I was Hosting a show a few years ago and the death the life expectancy, the life span for someone on the West Side is, is it 10 is a 20 years less than someone who grew up downtown almost 20 years later, it's almost 20 years. That is unbelievable. It's You know, here we live in the same city. We're separated by in this case, 10 miles, and you're likely to die 20 years younger than if you live downtown, And that's what you know. That's the effect of the cumulative effect of disparities over a lifetime. You know, first, you know, I love people of color often don't live anywhere near hospitals and pharmacies they have in high grip much higher percentages of not having health insurance. You know it. It just adds up your good preventive care. It just I all adds up until you see numbers like those, So
Al Franken sighting sparks 2021 New York City mayoral run speculation
"News reports. The former Minnesota senator who was born in New York City, moved to Minnesota when he was four and returned for a run years ago as a cast member on Saturday night Live. Was spotted on the Upper West side, and that has sparked speculation he might join the race to succeed Mayor Bill de Blasio. Franken served in nine years in the Senate before stepping down in January, 2018 after a string of women accused him of sexual misconduct. January. US jobs
The Sundance Film Festival debuts Rita Moreno documentary
"The Sundance Film Festival is taking place over the next week, and one of the documentary showing is about Rita Marino. The first Latina woman to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Freedom. Marino exploded on the screen in West Side Story, but Rita Marino just a girl who decided to go for it is her story, and she calls it real. Compared to the documentaries. She see. I've always thought, Well, G. That's just too perfect. All the time. S so I I just made sure that I was perfect some of the time. It's a raw look at her life. Her relationship with Marlon Brando the racism she faced in her career. You are Porter region, so you don't you're not worth much. The film was produced by Lin, Manuel Miranda and Norman Layer in airs on PBS later this
Rain and snow brought by an "atmospheric river" hit California
"Valley weather right now. 48 to raining at Radio City today High of 54 rain Today There's a flood advisory on the West Side. 2 Ft of Snow has already fallen in the 12 Me Meadows area. The city, Amar said, is reporting that the storm is down more than 200 trees and more rain is coming. We're still under a high wind warning set to expire around noon tomorrow for your Thursday high 50 to rain and snow that atmospheric river in the forecast the rest of the week.
Chicago boy arrested after Near West Side carjacking
"Police have arrested a boy linked to a car jacking yesterday on the near West side. Here's WGN's James Sears with the tails. Police in a helicopter saw the boy and three other people getting out of a soul in black. Audie Q five in the 7500 block of South Vernon Avenue, at about 11 30 last night. Ah, 33 old woman was pulled from that vehicle yesterday afternoon near the 100 block of South Oakley. She was kicked and punched you for the three men got into the vehicle and took off. Police are still looking for the three other people seen leaving that stolen Audie
New York City's COVID vaccine shortages lead to 23K canceled appointments
"The vaccine rollout is certainly frustrating. Many in New York Many can't get an appointment, and some who did just had their appointments canceled because the shots will run out tomorrow in the city. WCBS reporter Marla Diamond Live this morning on the Upper West Side with more Marla. And the mayor is expressing his frustration about this, Steve, he doesn't want to keep canceling vaccine appointments. Well, doses are sitting in refrigerators this week. We had that help 23,000 New Yorkers. Had appointed this week that they will not be able to get that appointment for lack of supply appointments were canceled. Yesterday is the city shut down 15 vaccine hubs for the next two days because of a delay in the shipment of the modern, a vaccine. Those second doses Keep the appointments going that whole ready to make. Help people get that first Ghost and then backfilled with more supply in the coming days. The modern a shipment was to arrive yesterday it could possibly arrive later. Today. State sites remain open. New York's lieutenant governor is scheduled to visit sites later this morning at a quid a racetrack and Jones
"west side" Discussed on Out of the Blocks
"Complicated question but We I'm currently pregnant with our first first child guys working on names for the baby and do you have any names victim we we do. I like curtiss farmer. Put the girl Naomi Louise Farmer. You're what do you hope Langston. Naomi's childhood is going to be like on the west side. Well it's filled with joy. We make the joke by the time I tell our kids because they're I think they're more excited than we are. Sometimes I'm like. Am I gonNA be here to Babysit right when we make jokes at the time. We say we've got to get you guys right to. You can make make sure that the next generation. My kid has a better place that being. We're seeing it here. I've always been a firm believer that takes a generation before defect generation. After after it's it's you know it's reciprocal what you what you put in is what you're going to get out of it. You know the word talks about you. Know what you reap yourself. So we believe. We so seeds of positivity and good good things these kids life that we're GonNa see that harvests in our in our own lives and these will be the people will be influencing arcades hope that We're not running Out The gender so the baby WANNA call it We'll just grow up in a neighborhood where they feel safe and secure where they feel connected to their neighbors They really we do develop that love of God in love their neighbor you've been listening to Alva- blocks experimental producer Aaron Hanson Music producer. Ringo Patrie special. Thanks to West. Virginia State folklorist. Emily Hilliard and the West Virginia Life Life Program at the.
"west side" Discussed on Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen
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"west side" Discussed on Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen
"All of this may not have mattered. If there were dozens of films mining the Puerto Rican experience. But there weren't then and there aren't now which is why Professor Negro Matenaer not too near says so many people have put. Our heritage are angry when west side story is remade or remounted. Because it has nothing to do with the actual Puerto Rican experience but it still the Lens. Through too. Many white mainland Americans see Puerto Ricans despite the fact that they are Major Puerto Rican movie stars there are Major Puerto Rican stars in music and other areas of cultural production in the United States. The main and still major reference point culturally truly. That's appreciated consider valuable. Part of American culture itself is West. I story and my mom is a is a fan a saw thanks. She thinks it's so. The songs are so clever. So Glamorous Ryan Noel is a poet writer and professor and New York University. He says for many older older Puerto Ricans like his mother. West side story was their first hands to see themselves up on a big screen as three dimensional characters. Lin Manuel Maranda creator of Hamilton and Puerto Rican himself has said he couldn't believe it. When he realised the sharks were Puerto Rican and after Hurricane Maria devastated the island island? He raised money for relief. Efforts by releasing a song that pulled its chorus directly from the Song Maria.
"west side" Discussed on Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen
"September twenty six nine hundred fifty seven. The curtain comes down in the last scene. There was absolute silence. Oh my God I'm GonNa flop and then suddenly erupted this standing ovation. We had no idea and it was cash Bam smash hit but we lost to music Italian. That's right west. Side story did not win the Tony that that went to the music man music man looked and sounded much more. Like what a typical Broadway musical sounded like you know a lot of song and dance a romance. A happy ending. West side story story really challenged all of those norms. Jack Vitale is a Broadway producer and the author of the secret life of the American musical. He saw the original production when he was eight or nine years. There's old and he's still remembers the scene where Maria and Tony's is meet at a dance and they fall instantly in love the moment when those to see each other. Tony and Maria is so poetic we done and you know by looking at them as they enter from opposite sides of the stage and they look at each other and you think Oh fate for the end of the first stacked the jets and sharks rumble as the curtain closes for intermission. Both ahead of the jets and the head of the sharks lie debt on the stage and I remember being actually completely shocked and in tears at the intermission. I mean I knew the story. I knew this was going to happen but I was not prepared for the experience of having it happen in front of May performed by live people in a dance sequence. It was really shocking. It may have been the first time I was ever really shocked at the theater and moved in that way and remember. It's based on Romeo and Juliet. The play doesn't end happily. The lovers don't get together in fact one of them dies. Neither gang is triumphant. All all that's left is the consequences of violence and at the end. Maria is on stage surrounded by both gangs holding the gun. That killed Tony. I mean that seem At the end the shark home once I think jets on the other thing back in the middle of the Tony bullying this little. It'll trigger. How many are left Gena she attacks them for your you? Did it all of you all of you doc. And my brother and rip not bullets and guns with Haight. Goose pimples. I can kill too because now eight. Many retail says before west side story serious tragic narratives were reserved for plays and musicals were upbeat. But then this story used dance and music to make the tragedy visceral and challenged the very foundations of musical. Could be west side story. Push something forward that then became unstoppable so that it led to it gave permission for things like cabaret and then things like company and follies and then eventually things like fun home and deer. Evan Hansen. The musical closed and the cast went to perform it in London. But then it came back to Broadway nineteen sixty and was even more popular and then unlike other classics.
"west side" Discussed on Motive
"It has. A little shit is bigger good. The Chicago Police Department really started to watch. TJ In two thousand fourteen. The police kept getting reports of shots being fired on the west side from one of. TJ's vehicles agreed Hummer nicknamed the tank. But no one was hit. Kill Killer Cobra Killer Biz world. Love love these then on a warm fourth of July weekend can TJ went from being a curiosity to a public enemy. A twenty two year old was shot and paralyzed the police had intel the TJ's crew was to blame. The violence kept escalating. The police say TJ's Westside crew killed a rival gang member that September that set off a war. We went from one hundred and sixty six shootings in two thousand thirteen to over two hundred and thirteen shootings in two thousand fourteen. Bob Tracy was in charge of crime strategy for the Chicago. Police Least Department here. He is talking about that west side police district if you look at the murders and eleven district from two thousand thirteen two thousand fourteen from thirty five to fifty one almost over forty percent increase. Tracy attributes a lot of this TJ. He was a big factor. Not all of it but a good part of it and those are years when we had historic lowest citywide wide. My reporting showed that at least nineteen people were shot four of them killed in a long battle between TJ's crew in the rivals on the west side when one westside road got arrested with an illegal handgun. He complained to the cops. Everybody's trying to kill me because I'm a royal. I gotTA protect myself. He later went to federal title prison for having a legal. Ak Forty seven another royal got busted for robbing a West cy convenience store on the avenue with submachine gun yet another member of TJ's crew got locked up for a triple shooting. That guy's prison photo to the royals tattoo on his face. All it is rising violence on the west side is because of this guy because he got a bunch of money. It's easy for me to say that and it's very easy for people to believe that isn't that. What happened Donnie Ballard? I'm sure T. J. J.. Hey here's just gone going. Kill this guy no. He's not that person. Donny admits that there was a conflict between. TJ's crew in the west side gangs. But he says the neighborhood violence would have happened with or without his brother-in-law. Now come on. Let's be honest was a lot of animosity on the west side because of what happened most definitely. There's a lot of it would have to do with them. Flip in civil but people are shot and killed every single day in the city if Chicago but can they directly Lincoln Bak- cheesy like people are saying. Oh it's change as fall. TJ brought guns to the west side hi it's laughable nevertheless the police side Tj was behind all those shootings and that meant TV hit a lot more interaction with law enforcement. And we're the harassing him. Do you think Oh my God. One particular person in the whole city normal former chief of crime strategy Bob Tracy so the Chicago Police Department was interviewing victims sticking out. TJ's associates and stopping TJ's vehicles looking for guns and drugs. We pulled every plan that we had to try to see if we can slow this down. So what was the plan Intelligence reports to our officers and of course he was gonNA have to obey the traffic laws. These bring a lot of tension himself and certain times We would make sure that we do vehicle stops on him. If there was a traffic infraction no stone unturned because of the type of violence was happening that we knew he was involved in so we kept the pressure on and I think he knew it. It's perfectly understandable that the cops would one investigate a multimillionaire calling himself Batman cruising around dangerous associates but TJ had had a long history with the police going back to his childhood murder conviction so he saw the cops coming and went. Oh you guys again a lot of hatred for she be overloaded saw this a series of videos at TJ uploaded thir- entitled Simon City Royals Versus Chicago police. Ace they show this petty cat and mouse game between TJ and police officers six months after the gang were started. Jeez in one video radio tedious filming. Several cops were conducting a search for young men who have their hands on a squad car one of the COPS turns toward TJ and starts waving. I Day for you to Youtube fans. What's your name? The officer doesn't respond instead. He does a little dance for the camera mockingly. They'll do that. I'M GONNA put a dollar Tong. You know all the time they'll be saying in front of me sitting there a lot of people ban gamma and making noise. Your neighbors are complaining. What are you guys in another video? TJ films a couple of Oh cops to the front door of his house. The warning him that he's making too much noise. We're not the suspects okay. This is the address we were called to take an aside because if people haunting complain about the noise you I said noise so taken taking aside and then your friend behind you decided to flip us off the car which is very disrespectful. I get why. TJ was hostile towards the police but he also seemed to be hostile towards his money he certainly loves spending it but also treated it like if something to get rid of. I couldn't confirm this but donny told me a story that connects. TJ's feelings about the police. And the money. Donnie says teaching me to substantial donation to a police fund. One hundred thousand dollars when the fund found out who it was from they sent the money back. T got a call from his bank saying the money was donated. Oh native was found to be corrupt that he could come into couples money. TJ supposedly went to his downtown bank to pick up the cash. The big t called his crew and carried that Duffel bag filled with a hundred thousand dollars to a swanky. Downtown Hotel Party adults L.. Instead all this money is GonNa be dispersed out tonight. It's not my money. Wow Royals hotel suite was fully stocked with Booze and drugs. Strippers amount of money. That would have meant a lot for a police. Least Fund thrown back in his face and blown on one epic night.
"west side" Discussed on Motive
"Exceptionally close to many people. We've always been close. I mean they've always looked at him like my a little brother. MALEFIC Donnie Ballard. As TJ's brother-in-law he was one of the closest people to TJ during this period when teacher was creating havoc with millions of dollars on the west side. Danni has some things to say. Somebody needs to speak up for him truth. And that's the only reason I'm going to sooner was because someone to speak up on Jay's behalf so here's Donna version of how. TJ got to the west side. Well Gee Gee was you know seeing this girl on the west side and this group of guys. Obviously they're seeing. TJ come through on a regular the basis and easy in a Lamborghini mercy lago or Lamborghini spider or badly. Ed Lee or a big hummer truck with sounds you. Obviously if you're from the West I you know it's poverty driven. They're going to can quick notice to something like that so they actually approached. Dj That's pretty similar to the version. We heard from our West siders like reese the traveling vice lords but Danny's emphasis is that this whole thing wasn't Tj idea. They came to him so hold on as long gang. Bang Bang Bang. Bang that you. Don't get down like we do and they pretty much told them. Look we're GONNA hours you whatever it takes whatever we gotta do is do. It didn't do anything for money. Basically this is the power of the word on the street and from the police was a TJ was directly paying people to flip here. I'm talking to the traveling Vice Lords again. Would you take hello. Loyalty will be two thousand dollars. They know damn money say and we get that fucking bitch is got. It's the biggest sin you could commit as a gang member flipping. I'm for money. That's what the police had. TJ was doing. That's what I wrote in my articles for the Chicago. sun-times Donnie says it's not true now. The main issue I really wanted to clear up for everybody just teaching never ever paid not not one person to flit one hundred per cent false. Paid One person to do anything Don't WANNA do Donnie. Says these guys decided to flip on their own just because he liked hanging around. Tj then they got showered with money and gifts. That's pretty subtle distinction from a direct payment. But if you believe what Donnie says it absolves TJ of committing one of the cardinal gang. Sins.
"west side" Discussed on Motive
"And we drove around somewhere looking for guys who might be able to talk about. TJ Some of the made it clear they wanted nothing to do with list. We asked one guy he said. Oh yeah cubs fan right. I took that to mean. TJ was just a white dude from the wrong part of town a friend of his shouted you. You got what you need move on. Then we found these guys they try to take from homer to Saint Louis Chicago but they not from around here. We from from around seventeen seventeen show. This is C.. Dog T money smitty. Willy t will. Et's the guy doing most of the talking talking. Therefore Young African American guys who work on the Avenue there in a gang called traveling vice lords travelers for short we traveled. TV The focus making we roy. Not There we traveled these TV. Simon city royals is a white gang. Saw TJ is a white guy who pitted black people against this each other for his own amusement and it really pissed them off. Disrespect Matt Maggie Mac People in Chicago territorial just like the gangs what neighborhood. You're from matters. The Simon city royals from the north side. TJ grew up on the north side. So how did he end up gang banging on the west side. Well it all started with a girl. I know that girl's name aim but rather not say it case of some sort of retaliation. So I'm going to bleep it out today. I heard that the all the neighbors with a girl named that's going on around. She came in their own the boys in the neighborhood. That's the only talking about beautiful. Young Lady Reese again she is some Cantu the Rockwell boys. She's related to him so this is how TJ got to the west side and met his future crew. TJ's new girlfriend is related to a group of guys who recalls the Rockwell boys that prefers to wear these guys were originally from Rockville Gardens. A large public housing complex flex was torn down by the city. Re- says these young transplants. The ROCKVILLE boys were violent. I lost friend from one older young guys. I was sitting in my car when it happened a mile my guy. He smacked him walk right up and they shot him. You know what I'm saying. I saw him riding his face knocked zero. And that's when I got a chance to see all of them together. There was a family a young boys through his new girlfriend. TJ millions enter the scene and the outsider. The neighborhood clicked up with these other. Outsiders started dating him. They started coming around a lot more about him. Having having all that money they pretty much got close. This group of young men were in the traveling Bai's floors but after meeting TJ. That changed some state TV else else and some of them actually flipped royals S A no. No you'd frowned upon you. Part of one station. You stayed organizational you. Oh you detach yourself from it all to go no no. I can't emphasize this enough flipping from one game to another is almost unheard unheard of in Chicago. But that's what happened with. Tj came along then Tj and his new recruits announced themselves to the world on social media and in happened so fast because now you've got YouTube instagram and facebook and the whole world get a chance to know who these people are gangs in Chicago Use Youtube Tube and social media channels to taught rivals and promote themselves just the year after. TJ was awarded the money he's appearing appearing in videos on facebook and Youtube and he's got a new alter ego y'all niggers Batman versus all mugs. Time see well nick folk in hosted. TJ is calling himself Batman coca-cola team for the stone. Everything Goes Nicholas. Rose Nick find out why and bitch cut this shit. The videos are mostly of Batman driving around the west side absolutely blasting the base with some younger guys in the backseat. fucking little bitch. TJ uploaded is youtube videos. Under the name Bruce Wayne. TJ's mind he probably thought. Auty was like Bruce Wayne multimillionaire with expensive toys driving around Gotha midnight as Batman police say TJ would hang out with this crew crew members at a strip mall on Friday nights gatherings were called payday. 's TJ. Shower the guys with new shoes clothes and drinks. The police heard that TJ AJ pay thousands of dollars to those young guys to flip and even tattoo their faces with royals emblems. They also heard. The new crew was passing out cash to kids that are west side highschool. The royals insignia was supposedly scrawled on the money. That MAB is small. Focus her now. Bitch gangs on the west side will tell you. They're mostly interested in selling drugs and making money but the police say Tj didn't care about any of that all he wanted to do was gang bang meaning going to war with rival gangs. Whose mother Fucker Hood this out? He was in for the Gore. He wasn't any federal twenty million dollars. What would you do with twenty seven million dollars? Man Estate came in and started hatred. Wars we feed off element. Yeah we did try to feed our family men key besides the fact that TJ enlisting guys from their gang the TV is on the corner. Didn't like like this white guy coming into their neighborhood and treating it like his own personal playground and why even do it. He doesn't need money he's not making money. He doesn't have to be there here when he came to death. When the seat really star escalate if you like them together to brainwash them why not take? If you'll neighborhood. Don't come come here neighborhood films though. Mufflers feel disrespected all escalated then with all that tensions simmering on Chicago Avenue. TJ's crew on another way to promote. Themselves Music Reese again. The new music scene played a big. They pardon to by the time he really does seem really started. Young guys really started getting and making music on the West Chicago is rounded time. TJ It came around here no pass not because they ass out concrete on his ads this is one of the young rappers clicked up a TJ in the royals. Here he is on a youtube channel called Chicago St Idle and I have with me today. Oh Ski no the done so tell me why people vote for so you have done. Plus I'm off the avenue No real name is Owen Spears flip to the Simon city royals and created this anthem. For the King Hussein Eh. This is a video of dozens of young men and women in club shouting. The lyrics to ski knows royals anthem. Reese says all of this only increase the appeal of the royals. They're doing something that every other young guy he'll is trying to get in made it happen overnight it gets their message out. TJ uploaded did this video from the club on his Bruce Wayne. Youtube channel included a credit to something called Blue Crown Entertainment. An apparent royals reference. I don't know for sure. TJ spent any any money on studio sessions but it seems he thought of himself as sort of a hip hop mogul..
"west side" Discussed on Motive
"Did this all took off. The were the OH. The guys on the corner disappeared appeared. I'm guessing it's because they saw me talking to the COP. I drive a couple of blocks over you. Guys get a second to talk. You could do a story and that guy. TJ Jimenez remember him. What about you WanNa talk about it? We're trying to get somebody to talk about. aww I notice man parked in a car nearby I think he was waiting for me to leave so he could score some drugs. I A bit. That's why these guys didn't want to talk to me. Also shots fire somewhere. There's a Senate. His year on and the home is like going the next morning on that same corner. Two men got out of a car shot thirty rounds at four people. People shooting to nineteen year olds. Were killed the Dole's nothing what we from. Don't come up under the same circumstances the circumstances you will never understand you know saying you will never understand. You might remember this guy from the first episode. His name is reece yesterday not use his last name. Reese was a gang member on the west side for a long time. He's out of that life now but it's left a lot of scarred Dan. I saw him on my leg and in my back hurts and I'm not talking about physically physically mentally emotionally psychologically semi soul on fire. Do you feel like you're lucky to make your thirties. Uninspected mega salves. Twenty four for this area systemically seen a lot of shootings burri says the. What T- Jane is crew did around here set it on fire? They're still public enemy number one to this day to this day. Yeah because people don't forget what you did you came over and kicked off an entire war once people realize it was trying to make a takeover. Now you got guys coming. In armies in battalions going against him. They went up against everybody. All gangs awful size on you.
"west side" Discussed on Motive
"I wanted to retrace TJ steps in a poor predominantly African American neighborhood where he spent several years. This is a place where he could have done some good things with his money instead. He created chaos. I'm about four miles west of downtown near the intersection of Home Avenue new in Chicago Avenue as a crime reporter. I used to be out here a lot sometimes. Every night I talked to gang members at war with each other I wrote around around with homicide. Detectives there's an old sears warehouse nearby where. The police store seized narcotics guns money. It's where the police hold press conferences after the big drug raids. Gangs drugs out in the open around here. The steady supply of customers thanks to the nearby Eisenhower Expressway. People of all racist colors creeds ages. Jump off the highway to get their hair when fix in when he's open air drug markets which will see like wherever there in that is the neighborhood where TJ was operating. I spot a police officer sitting in his parked car car block nearby by talk to him. Officer how are you good. What's what's his block like these days? The officer says he's on a fixed post meaning. There's a cop sitting in a squad car in this block every single day. I asked the officer what he thinks of me. Approaching some guys down the street if we went down there with the US. They're are not gonNA jump right there. Yeah all right well. We bought down there. Thanks for talking to.
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"It does make a difference i think people are still under the impression people of color and minorities that all well you know it's only one vote is not one vote it's hundreds and hundreds of thousands i'd like to just ask you also a little bit about hollywood there's a huge discussion about representation but you were talking about this issue in the nineteen sixties i read a quote as i was researching this that said hollywood jim cronyism must end now in all of its aspects which is amazing if you think about how long it has taken for this issue to really gain traction why has it taken so long how quite to do this i think we're getting the experience now and i think that we're going to is going to make a big difference i really believe that you though took a stand pretty early in your career you didn't act for several years after winning your oskar for anita in west side story because you refused to take this sort of stereotype roles that were offered i think in your memoir you referred to them as generic ethnics that must have been tough to do it was actually heartbreaking i had won two major awards for west side story at won the oscar and the golden globe and fully believing that i was going to get a lot of work from that on and the opposite happened i couldn't get a job to save my life there were a few offers but the offers that were offered were minor movies with gangs i mean i just couldn't believe it i am telling you that it broke my heart at the time it just absolutely broke my heart do you think.
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