The northern tier of Grant Park will soon be getting a major makeover, and a new name in honor of late Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley.
Heavy rain plus thousands of Lollapalooza concert-goers stripped away much of the grass and left mud behind over the weekend.
Rainstorms on Saturday forced the temporary evacuation of Lollapalooza, but after the crowds returned, some of the fields of Grant Park were left covered with mud.
Two men who got into a fight with each other late Saturday in Grant Park just after the Lollapalooza music festival ended, in which one of them slashed the other with a knife, will not pursue charges against each other, police said.
Lollapalooza will close a half hour later than usual at 10:30 p.m. due to severe thunderstorms that passed through the Chicago area, which caused concert promoters to suspend the event.
From the Red Hot Chili Peppers to local bands trying to make it big, Lollapalooza kicks off Friday in Grant Park.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is singing a happy song about the cultural and economic benefits of Lollapalooza. Now, if they can just do something about fans trashing Grant Park.
Call them Lollapa-losers; the free-loaders who crashed the entrance gates at Lollapalooza last year without paying. No encores allowed this year.
The promoters behind Lollapalooza are outlining plans to protect Grant Park—where the outdoor music festival will be held next week.
From Aug. 3-5 Grant Park in Chicago will be overrun by musicians and music fans due to the Lollapalooza music festival. Check out some of the must-see performer’s that will be gracing the stages at the 2012 festival.
Thousands streamed into Grant Park for the final day of this year’s Taste of Chicago on Sunday, and the festival’s manager said she’s confident changes this year — including a shorter schedule, but new attractions — have made it a success.
Chicago’s 32nd edition of Taste of Chicago opened with diminutive Ald. Walter Burnett (27th) pronouncing it: “Shorter, but better, just like myself.”
The Taste of Chicago will open for business on Wednesday, a somewhat spicier business than in the past, if also smaller than Chicagoans and tourists are used to.
The Taste of Chicago may only run July 11-15 in 2012, but it’s still packed with loads of great food and entertainment.
A busy and fun weekend for Chicago with, it would seem, something for everyone. It would seem there is something for everyone.
Gospel and rhythm and blues legend Mavis Staples is the headliner for this year’s Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park.
Thousands of anti-NATO activists were staging a rally outside McCormick Place during the NATO summit Sunday afternoon, after marching from Grant Park.
About 40,000 people took a walk on the lakefront on Sunday, for the 21st Annual Y-Me “Race At Your Pace,” a 5K to support breast cancer patients.
Is the city of Chicago double-crossing demonstrators planning protests during the weekend of the NATO summit? That’s what protest organizers are charging, claiming the city is going back on its word on where and how two big marches will conclude.
After learning their protest rally could be much larger than originally anticipated, city officials have told National Nurses United that they must change the route of their march to avoid the Loop.