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  • RedEye's Rock 'n' Vote 2013 Top 10

    RedEye's Rock 'n' Vote 2013 Top 10
    UPDATE: 2013 Rock 'n' Vote voting has closed. RSVP for the show (required for attendance) and click here to get to know this year's acts better. See you there! The abundance of great Chicago bands never ceases, or ceases to impress. That’s...
  • Exclusive: 2013 Taste of Chicago Bud Light stage lineup

     Exclusive: 2013 Taste of Chicago Bud Light stage lineup
    You heard it here first: This year’s now-complete Bud Light stage at the Taste of Chicago features—well, a ton of great local talent. Here are the top 7 acts on that free stage at the 2013 Taste (July 10-14), with the full schedule below!...
  • fun. to headline Taste of Chicago

    fun. to headline Taste of Chicago
    The 33rd annual Taste of Chicago, racked by budget cuts in recent years, has booked an in-demand band for its opening concert July 10: fun. The New York City trio recently won two Grammy awards, for song of the year (the ubiquitous “We are Young&...
  • Fun headlines Taste of Chicago 2013

    Fun headlines Taste of Chicago 2013
    Hot off the Grammys (and their extremely questionable Best New Artist win), Fun will headline the opening night of this summer’s Taste of Chicago (July 10-14) in Grant Park, fest organizers announced Monday morning. The group, whose eagerness to...
  • Some aldermen want hearings on fixing or dumping Taste of Chicago

    Some aldermen want hearings on fixing or dumping Taste of Chicago
    A group of aldermen today called for hearings on whether Taste of Chicago should be restructured or even eliminated in the face of years of financial losses. Ald. Robert Fioretti, a sponsor of the non-binding resolution, suggested Taste may have run...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • Daley looking at privatizing recycling, Taste of Chicago

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 2:45 p.m.; last updated at 8:15 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley is looking at getting the city out of the festival business and handing off curbside recycling to a private company as he scrambles to fill......
  • Mayor Daley hit some bum notes in relating to music community

     
    Mayor Richard M. Daley announced Tuesday that he won’t be running for re-election in 2011, and he will leave behind a decidedly mixed and often controversial legacy as the city’s de facto overseer of the local music community. For decades,......
  • Daley's last budget dips into reserves, cuts 234 employees

     
    Posted by John Byrne and Hal Dardick at 10:00 a.m.; last updated at 12:37 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley this morning is proposing a $6.1 billion budget for next year, up nearly $49 million from this year. According to a series......
  • Smaller lakefront music festivals in danger if private operator can't be found

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 3:01 p.m. The City of Chicago might be forced to downsize or consolidate some of its smaller annual lakefront music festivals if attempts to privatize them fail, officials said today. Megan McDonald, executive director of......
  • Daley's last budget poised to sail through City Council

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 5:50 p.m. A key City Council committee on Monday recommended approval of Mayor Richard Daley’s last budget proposal, even though many critics say it relies far too heavily on one-time revenues. But it also includes......