Stories by Erica Gunderson

Ask Geoffrey: 6/12

Geoffrey Baer explores how postal workers almost foiled the plans for D-Day, Chicago's sweet history of candymakers, and a grisly Lakeview murder legend.

Ask Geoffrey: 5/28

Geoffrey tracks down a missing fountain, a stockyards priest and mysterious sand dunes in tonight’s edition of "Ask Geoffrey."

Ask Geoffrey: 5/7

Geoffrey Uncovers Missing Mahler Brother and More

Geoffrey Baer answers viewer questions about a missing Mahler brother, Chicago’s hippie haven, and Evanston’s Cary Grant connection in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey. 

Ask Geoffrey: 4/23

St. Ignatius, "I Will" Statue, & Frog Creek

Geoffrey Baer uncovers the origins of St. Ignatius College Prep's building fragments and more in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey. Read an article and view a slideshow.

Ask Geoffrey: 4/2

"L" Cars, Catalpa Avenue, & Melody Mill Ballroom

Geoffrey Baer tells us what's at the end of the line for old "L" cars and more in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey. Read an article and view a slideshow.

Ask Geoffrey: The Maritime Connection to Chicago’s Firehouses

Geoffrey Baer sheds some light on a colorful Chicago firehouse tradition that has a maritime connection, the real life Mr. Selfridge’s time in Chicago and the location of the city’s first revolving doors this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.