Ask Geoffrey: 12/18

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December 18, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey

In this edition of Ask Geoffrey, Geoffrey Baer brings us up to speed on the wildly popular railroad fairs of the late 1940s, where rail enthusiasts flocked to Chicago’s lakefront to see vintage and modern locomotives in action.

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Ask Geoffrey: 11/13

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November 13, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey: 11/13

Throughout the 1950s, south suburban families saddled up and rode to the Oak Lawn Round-up Days. What happened to the festival? Geoffrey Baer rustles up the answer in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 10/30

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October 30, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey: 10/30

A street near Soldier Field honors a fallen World War II hero. Geoffrey Baer has that soldier's story, and he answers your questions in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 10/9

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October 9, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey: 10/9

A Chicago landmark is undergoing a renaissance as a luxurious hotel on Michigan Avenue. We take a peek under the dust in tonight's Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 9/19

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September 19, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey: 9/19

Geoffrey Baer answers your questions about disappearances, reappearances, and sudden appearances across Chicago -- like the giant Buddha heads emerging from the earth in Rogers Park and North Lawndale -- in this edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 2/25

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February 25, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey: 2/25

From Potawatomis to Picasso, Geoffrey Baer answers your questions about works of art in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 2/4

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February 04, 2013 -  Ask Geoffrey: 02/04

Look out below! Why are some Chicago neighborhood homes below street level? Geoffrey Baer tells us more in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 1/21

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January 21, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey: 1/21

What happened to a beloved collection of Civil War artifacts that was once at the Cultural Center? Geoffrey Baer has the answer in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 11/19

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November 19, 2012 - Ask Geoffrey: 11/19

In preparation for Thanksgiving, Geoffrey Baer reflects on some local Native American history, in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Misspelled Signs in Chicago?

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What’s wrong with this picture of an old firehouse on Lake Street near Kedzie? Look closely at how the word “Department” is spelled. Geoffrey Baer is on a hunt for more misspelled signs in the Chicago area for an upcoming edition of Ask Geoffrey. If you know of one, please share the information here.

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Ask Geoffrey: 11/6

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November 6, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey: 11/6

Just how long have the antique-looking Chicago streetlights been burning? Geoffrey Baer reveals the age of these beauties in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 10/16

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October 16, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey: 10/16

The days may be getting shorter, but Geoffrey Baer finds it’s always sunny inside these elevators. Find out more in tonight’s Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 10/2

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October 2, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey: 10/2

Why did beautiful bronze reliefs at a Hyde Park church create an artistic controversy? Geoffrey Baer answers this question and more in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 4/1

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April 01, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey

What's the story behind tiny houses with exceptionally large front yards? Geoffrey Baer has the answer to this and more in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 2/11

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February 11, 2013 -  Ask Geoffrey: 02/11

Wouldn’t it be nice to have heated sidewalks and never have to shovel?  Geoffrey Baer tells us about some folks in Oak Park who had that luxury in the early 20th century on tonight’s Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 1/28

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January 28, 2013 - Ask Geoffrey: 1/28

What's the story behind tiny houses with exceptionally large front yards? Geoffrey Baer has the answer to this and more in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 12/17

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December 17, 2012 - Ask Geoffrey

From Candy Cane Lane to the Christmas Tree Ship, Geoffrey Baer talks holiday traditions in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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