WGN Morning News hosts third annual Block Party in Homewood

CHICAGO— On Friday, July 13 from 6-10am, WGN Morning Newsis took “the show on the road” for its third annual WGN Morning News Block Party Extravaganza at 2034 Ridge Road in Homewood (sponsored by United Auto Insurance). Starting at 6am, Larry Potash, Robin Baumgarten, Paul Konrad, Pat Tomasulo, Dean Richards, Ana Belaval, Marcus Leshock, Sarah Jindra, and announcer Mike Toomey were LIVE from right in front of La Banque Hotel.

 The fun included dunk tanks, bounce houses, and great music by Better Than Ezra, KT Tunstall and Lowdown Brass Band.  

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