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Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago
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  • 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...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Editorial Roundtable chicagotribune.com: Tribune deputy editorial page editor John McCormick and editorial board member...
  • 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...
  • Park District taking over 'Taste;' no 'big musical acts'

    Park District taking over 'Taste;' no 'big musical acts'
    This year’s Taste of Chicago will be run by the Chicago Park District and will go without "big musical acts," instead incorporating music from four of the city’s smaller niche festivals, officials announced today. Gospel Fest, Celtic Fest,...
  • Park district lowers Taste restaurant application fee

    The Chicago Park District is now accepting applications from restaurants to participate in the city’s annual Taste of Chicago, which the park district will manage for the first time this summer. In one of its first moves, the park district has...
  • 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...