Ald. Roberto Maldonado
The decision to move the popular Riot Fest from Humboldt Park to Douglas Park was cause for celebration, and a warning, from those who didn’t want the festival back in their neighborhood.
Facing backlash from the Humboldt Park community for damage caused by last year’s festival, organizers of Riot Fest have moved the annual punk rock bash to Douglas Park.
A group of Humboldt Park residents on Friday angrily called on the Chicago Park District to deny Riot Fest permits to perform the annual music festival in the park, after the grass was badly damaged during last year’s festival.
A group of Chicago aldermen on Wednesday urged airlines and air cargo lines operating out of O’Hare International Airport to halt all flights to Russia, until it withdraws its troops from Ukraine.
The incident that triggered Maldonado’s complaint occurred shortly after 9 p.m. on May 1 after Maldonado picked his children up from swimming practice.
Activists are in Chicago Tuesday to voice their opposition to the War on Drugs.
Members of the Latino community in the Humboldt Park neighborhood are not the slightest bit amused by a bakery’s choice of names for one of its desserts.