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  • Emanuel's Taste to feature fewer restaurants

    Emanuel's Taste to feature fewer restaurants
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s scaled-back Taste of Chicago will offer about one-third fewer eateries per day, but feature one-day “pop-up restaurants” this summer, city applications sent out Wednesday showed. The number of restaurants will...
  • 9th Annual Rock 'n' Vote: Local bands, send demos now!

    9th Annual Rock 'n' Vote: Local bands, send demos now!
    Not long after Rock 'n' Vote 2011, finalists appeared at the North Coast Music Festival (Pyro Fighter) and the Taste of Chicago (Yeah Dude, Briar Rabbit). And none of those local bands even won our annual contest. Think your local band deserves more...
  • Obama: Chicago can still handle NATO summit

    Obama: Chicago can still handle NATO summit
    President Barack Obama today said he was confident in Chicago's ability to host a gathering of world leaders and played down the notion that security concerns had anything to do with the decision to move the May G-8 meeting from Chicago to Camp David. In...
  • Obama explains Chicago's G-8 loss

    Obama explains Chicago's G-8 loss
    President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he did not pull the May G-8 meeting from Chicago because he feared his hometown couldn't handle all the fuss, contending instead that the gathering of the world's largest economic powers is better suited to a...
  • Taste of Chicago considers taking smaller bite of calendar

    Taste of Chicago considers taking smaller bite of calendar
    Taste of Chicago could get shortened by several days next summer as city officials again retool Chicago’s iconic summer party. The city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will run the Taste in 2012, after the Chicago Park...
  • Emanuel picks Chicago Park District superintendent

    Emanuel picks Chicago Park District superintendent
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has decided to keep in place the person he picked this summer to temporarily lead the Chicago Park District. Michael Kelly will lose the “interim” tag and become park district superintendent, the administration announced...
  • Taste of Chicago acts cost at least $655,000

    Taste of Chicago acts cost at least $655,000
    The rock-and-roll partying by the musical acts at this year’s Taste of Chicago featured lots of soy milk and purified drinking water, if the artists’ contracts are any indication. The city paid out at least $655,000 to the bands that...
  • 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...
  • Food quest: Clybourn Avenue

    Food quest: Clybourn Avenue
    The Clybourn Corridor, aka the Forever 21-Apple Store-Whole Foods Triangle, is poised to become even more retail-licious in the coming year. Target, Nordstrom Rack, Sephora, Anthropologie and others have plans to move in soon, and all those shopping...