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Fans are evacuated from Grant park due to an approaching storm during 2012 Lollapalooza at Grant Park on August 4, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Parks Advocate: Lollapalooza Has Paid Dividends To City, Neighborhoods

Lollapalooza, says Grant Park Conservancy President Bob O’Neill, has become one the of the best rock concert public-private partnerships in the world.

08/01/2014

Eight-foot tall fencing, used during the NATO Summit for barricades around McCormick Place, have been set up around much of the perimeter of Lollapalooza, to keep out gate crashers who plagued the festival last year. (Credit: CBS)

Lollapaloza Taking Steps To Keep Out Gate Crashers, Protect Grant Park Grass

Call them Lollapa-losers; the free-loaders who crashed the entrance gates at Lollapalooza last year without paying. No encores allowed this year.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Children's Museum Plan

Children’s Museum Won’t Be Coming To Grant Park

Three years after it generated shouting matches and power struggles in City Hall, the plan to move the Chicago Children’s Museum to Grant Park has been declared dead by one official.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Large swaths of grass at Grant Park were still brown and dried out and other patches of grass were instead patches of dirt, nearly two weeks after Lollapalooza wrapped up in 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Grant Park Repairs Continue Nearly Two Weeks After Lollapalooza

The normally lush, green grass of Grant Park remains brown and dried out as crews work on fixing the damage from the Lollapalooza music festival, which ended almost two weeks ago.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

Children's Museum Plan

Children’s Museum May Never Come To Grant Park

It appears the fight over moving the Chicago Children’s Museum to the northeast corner of Grant Park might be over.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2011