| 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 10, 2011
| 12:22 PM
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| 10:17 AM
| Jun 20, 2011
| 7:12 PM
City leaders are looking at adding more access points for emergency vehicles, rerouting CTA buses in severe weather and installing more observation cameras to avoid a repeat of February’s blizzard-driven meltdown that led to hundreds of vehicles...
| Jun 22, 2011
Outdoor food festival season is upon us, and inspectors from Naperville and Des Plaines to Chicago are gearing up to test food temperatures, refrigeration and hygiene to try to protect the public.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:16 PM
There will be more undercover police officers in and around Taste of Chicago this summer than in years past as officials try to head off violence and other crimes by identifying people who are acting unruly before they break the law, Police Superintendent...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:37 AM
There are a few dish-based rating apps for smartphones out there or coming to market soon for Chicago. In general, our bias is for restaurant-based ratings over dish-based ratings for a variety of reasons – menus change, chefs change, seasons...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:55 PM
It’s hardly breaking news that the Taste of Chicago has entered a new age of austerity. You may still be able to score your decadent Eli's Cheesecake, but music-wise, the days of shoulder-to-shoulder crowds at Elvis Costello concerts are over....
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:23 PM
The several thousand visitors to the first day of Taste of Chicago today found the famed fare they’ve come to expect -- roasted corn, falafel, Pierogi and fried catfish. But what stood out to many was how different the city’s biggest...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The 2011 edition of Taste of Chicago is underway in Grant Park now through July 3. With some 59 vendors offering six items each, it would be a challenge for almost anyone to eat all the food that will be available. To help make your choosing easier, the...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Loretta Lynn: The 79-year-old country icon has never gone out of style with her no-guff attitude and classic songs such as “Fist City,” “Rated X” and “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” 5 p.m. Friday with Court Yard Hounds...