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  • Nearly half polled favor Emanuel's shortened Taste

    Nearly half polled favor Emanuel's shortened Taste
    Chicago mayors have been scaling back the Taste of Chicago and the hoopla surrounding it for years. That downsizing is playing well among white voters but proving unpopular among African-Americans and Latinos, according to a Tribune/WGN-TV poll. The...
  • Taste of Chicago restaurants announced

    Taste of Chicago restaurants announced
    The City of Chicago today released the names of the 35 restaurants that will be participating in this year's Taste of Chicago, held July 10-14 in Grant Park. There are a lot of familiar faces in the lineup, including Eli's Cheesecake (which has never...
  • The Biblioracle: A Lit Fest strategy

    The Biblioracle: A Lit Fest strategy
    We're having a party and everyone is invited! The Printers Row Lit Fest is next weekend, and I'll be jetting in (economy class style) for the festivities. Very exciting. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered...
  • Taste tips for this year's Taste

    Taste tips for this year's Taste
    Here's everything you need to know about Taste of Chicago, which returns to Grant Park Wednesday and runs through July 14. 1. The first Taste of Chicago was a one-day event that took place on July 4, 1980. It subsequently grew into a 10-day (and...
  • Top weekend shows: Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, West Fest

    Robert Plant: The best Taste of Chicago booking in years? Hard to top the former Led Zeppelin singer in this setting. Instead of cashing in on the nostalgia stadium circuit with his old Zep bandmates, Plant is chasing a wilder muse with the Sensational...
  • Videos: Taste of Chicago 2013

    Videos: Taste of Chicago 2013
  • 2 hit by Taste of Chicago vehicle

    2 hit by Taste of Chicago vehicle
    Two people were hospitalized this evening after they were struck by an all-terrain vehicle at the Taste of Chicago, officials said. The two adult victims were struck about 7:15 p.m. and were taken in serious-to-critical condition to Northwestern Memorial...
  • Concert review: Robert Plant at Taste of Chicago

    Concert review: Robert Plant at Taste of Chicago
    Robert Plant kept joking about delivering “an evening of soft rock” Friday at Taste of Chicago in Grant Park. It was his tongue-in-cheek way of acknowledging that the bare-chested “golden god” of the ‘70s is more like a...
  • Man arrested after passing out at Taste with daughter, 1

    Man arrested after passing out at Taste with daughter, 1
    A West Side man is accused of being so inebriated he passed out while accompanying his 1-year-old girl to the Taste of Chicago and tried to punch a police officer who was arresting him Saturday night, police said. Joshua C. Hinton, 25, of the 1000 block...
  • Summer in the city

    Summer in the city
    Summer in Chicago is glorious. It’s our reward for enduring the hard winter months. The city teems with life, and there is a seemingly endless list of things to do, visitors to host and fun to be had. Capturing the Chicago experience -- what...
  • Whole lotta food -- but no booze -- for Robert Plant

    Whole lotta food -- but no booze -- for Robert Plant
    Legendary rock music partyer Robert Plant belted out "Black Dog" from the stage at Taste of Chicago this month, but his deal with the city indicates a backstage scene more in line with a restaurant's blue plate special than the rambunctious excesses of...