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Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago
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  • Emanuel defends raising Taste ticket prices

    Emanuel defends raising Taste ticket prices
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday framed up his proposal to charge Taste of Chicago festival goers more for concert tickets and food as a way to help the cash-strapped city keep throwing one of its premier summer parties. The mayor also said he was not...
  • 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...
  • The foodie mayor

    He was the city's Foodie Mayor, a big supporter of Chicago's dining scene who put a high value on Chicago's reputation as a world-class restaurant city. And he was instrumental in creating Chicago Gourmet, a sort of foodie version of Taste of Chicago that...
  • Park District Supt. Tim Mitchell to step down

    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...
  • Park District cuts Taste of Chicago fireworks

    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...
  • Why a Bronzeville condo only costs $9,900

    Why a Bronzeville condo only costs $9,900
  • PHOTOS: The Blackhawks game 5 and hat-trick Kane

    PHOTOS: The Blackhawks game 5 and hat-trick Kane
  • LSD upgrades could make next blizzard less of a meltdown

    LSD upgrades could make next blizzard less of a meltdown
    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...
  • Test of Chicago

    Test of Chicago
    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...
  • More undercover officers, surveillance at Taste of Chicago

    More undercover officers, surveillance at Taste of Chicago
    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...
  • Taste of Chicago dishes? There's an app for that

    Taste of Chicago dishes? There's an app for that
    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...