[Chicago Slices raw: Ben Hollis Downtown]

Raw footage for "Chicago Slices," a series documenting life in and around Chicago. This video features Ben Hollis, former host of "Wild Chicago," on Michigan Avenue. Hollis does a few takes of a promo for Chicago Slices and WPWR. He then stops people as they pass by on the Michigan Avenue bridge over the Chicago River and asks questions such as "Where would you rather be right now?" and "What's your favorite thing about Chicago?" He gets a number of interesting responses.

00:00Copy video clip URL On Michigan Avenue with Ben Hollis, who does a short spot, saying “I’ve been thinking about you. I miss you,” along with a brief intro for Chicago Slices. He does several takes of this.

05:15Copy video clip URL Hollis does a promo for WPWR Channel 50 with Streetwise. A woman recognizes him from his time on Wild Chicago, saying that she doesn’t like the new hosts. He and Tom Weinberg hang out on the Michigan Avenue bridge over the Chicago River. They talk to some people passing by, including a man named Doug, who knows Hollis.

10:50Copy video clip URL Hollis stops passersby and asks, “Where would you rather be right now?” He gets a lot of interesting responses.

19:25Copy video clip URL Weinberg takes the microphone and asks Hollis his own question.

20:00Copy video clip URL Hollis goes back to asking people as they pass by. Now he asks, “What’s your favorite thing about Chicago?” Again, he gets a variety of responses, and meets a number of interesting people.

34:11Copy video clip URL End of tape.



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