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Taste of Chicago

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  • Jane Byrne's lasting impact on culture in Chicago

    Jane Byrne's lasting impact on culture in Chicago
    As anyone who watched her before, during and after her four tumultuous years as mayor of the city of Chicago would know, Jane Byrne was great theater: unpredictable, comic, dramatic.
  • City announces 2015 festival schedule

    City announces 2015 festival schedule
    The dates are in for next year’s round of city-sponsored festivals and civic gatherings. Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events has announced several events, including: Creative Summit and Expo, location to be announced:...

    Emanuel festivals chief defends Taste loss, Great Chicago Fire fizzle

    Emanuel festivals chief defends Taste loss, Great Chicago Fire fizzle
    Chicago’s arts and festivals chief on Wednesday defended last summer’s money-losing Taste of Chicago festival along with the first-time Great Chicago Fire Festival that culminated in a flame-out that disappointed tens of thousands of...

    This year's Taste of Chicago loses $169,000

    This year's Taste of Chicago loses $169,000
    The rain-shortened Taste of Chicago lost $169,404 this year, the city announced Friday. The food festival had to be closed on its only scheduled Saturday in July because of heavy rains and standing water, and just 1.1 million people walked through the...

    Facing fare hikes, Metra riders want all to pay

    Facing fare hikes, Metra riders want all to pay
    With Metra riders facing a 68 percent fare increase over the next 10 years, some of them are raising a common complaint — too many passengers are getting a free ride, because conductors either don't or can't check everyone's tickets. That's...