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WGN NewsA new agreement between Chicago Park District board and Lollapalooza's promoters, C3, will keep the music festival in Grant Park through at least 2021 with the requirement that C3 pays millions of dollars in annual city and county amusement taxes and...
Tags: Chicago Mayor, Music, Arts and Culture, Rahm Emanuel, Grant Park
With the G-8summit moved to Camp David, President Barack Obama insisted Tuesday that Chicago has a firm handle on security for this spring's NATO summit. But his own hold on another big event in his home city seemed to elude his grasp. Obama, so...
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he did not pull the May G-8 meeting from Chicago because he feared his hometown couldn't handle all the fuss, contending instead that the gathering of the world's largest economic powers is better suited to a...
Tags: NATO, Chicago Mayor, White House, Rahm Emanuel, Super Bowl
Clout StreetPresident Barack Obama today said he was confident in Chicago's ability to host a gathering of world leaders and played down the notion that security concerns had anything to do with the decision to move the May G-8 meeting from Chicago to Camp David. In...
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel’s scaled-back Taste of Chicago will offer about one-third fewer eateries per day, but feature one-day “pop-up restaurants” this summer, city applications sent out Wednesday showed. The number of restaurants will...
Tribune reporterMayor Rahm Emanuel today justified cutting Taste of Chicago in half, saying the number of days do not determine the appeal of the lakefront restaurant showcase. “It’s what we fill those days with and what quality of both food and experience...
Tribune reporterTaste of Chicago will be chopped in half to a five-day event next summer, and the city's annual smorgasbord will be moved to the middle of July from its traditional late June start. The festival will run from July 11 to July 15 in Grant Park, according...
WGN NewsCome next summer the city will have less to taste at the Taste of Chicago. The Taste of Chicago in 2012 will be shortened from 10 days to five, and it won't be around the Fourth of July like it has been for the past 32 years. Next year’s Taste...
Tags: Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel
It may be a little trickier to make money at Taste of Chicago this year, but that apparently isn't dissuading restaurant owners who are veterans of the 32-year-old food and entertainment festival. The commission, or the percentage of total sales that...
RedEyeNot long after Rock 'n' Vote 2011, finalists appeared at the North Coast Music Festival (Pyro Fighter) and the Taste of Chicago (Yeah Dude, Briar Rabbit). And none of those local bands even won our annual contest. Think your local band deserves more...
Taste of Chicago could get shortened by several days next summer as city officials again retool Chicago’s iconic summer party. The city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will run the Taste in 2012, after the Chicago Park...
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