| Feb 16, 2012
Not 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...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 12:36 AM
Can you get into shows without the pricey badge? How can I catch a cab? All the hotel rooms are booked--what do I do?
If you're a SXSW newbie or are considering planning ahead for next year, there are a few things you should know before heading down...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:33 AM
There's nothing like sitting down to a three-course meal prepared by a top-name chef. But at Taste of Chicago?
If the City Council gives the OK, that could be an option in July.
An ordinance going before the City Council Wednesday would allow the...
| Mar 15, 2012
A 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...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
From Lou Malnati’s pizza to Eli’s Cheesecake, Chicago and Illinois leaders pulled out the Windy City’s favorite treats in Belgium to get NATO officials excited for their upcoming summit at McCormick Place.
US Ambassador to NATO Ivo...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 4:14 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has decided to keep in place the person he picked this summer to temporarily lead the Chicago Park District.
Michael Kelly will lose the “interim” tag and become park district superintendent, the administration announced...
| May 31, 2011
| 7:52 PM
Chicago Park District Superintendent Timothy Mitchell is leaving in the latest leadership change in city government since Mayor Rahm Emanuel took office.
The Park District is running the Taste of Chicago this year, and Mitchell is stepping down just as...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 6:47 AM
There will be no fireworks display connected with this year's Taste of Chicago, a move the Chicago Park District took to save money.
Park District spokeswoman Jessica Maxey-Faukner said the district thought the city-run fireworks were "a reasonable...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 1:30 PM
With so much to see and do in Chicago, where do you start? Mike McConnell has a summer to plan and needs your help! We are looking for the don't-miss destinations and the secret Chicago treasures, places to go and the events that make Chicago so great...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:38 AM
5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. Max discusses the nation’s increasing drought area and its impact on crops and prices with Paul Georgy President of Allendale, in McHenry, IL
How do dairy cows...