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Crews work on cleaning up and repairing the fields at Grant Park after a rainy, muddy end to Lollapalooza. (Credit: CBS)

Park Advocate: Lollapalooza Mess At Grant Park Not As Bad As 2011

Grant Park might look like a muddy mess in the wake of Lollapalooza, but the head of the non-profit that protects the city’s front yard said he’s not alarmed by how much damage was done this weekend, especially compared to the million-dollar mess three years ago.

08/04/2014

Scattered showers and thunderstorms on Friday left puddles of water in Grant Park, just hours before the start of Lollapalooza. Muddy conditions have been a problem at the festival the previous two years, causing major damage to the park. (Credit: CBS)

Rain Leaves Muddy Mess For Start Of Lollapalooza

Rain was a problem for the three-day music festival for the previous two years, causing major damage to the grass at Grant Park.

08/02/2013

Mud at Northerly Island. (Credit: CBS)

Buffett Concert-Goers Angry After Lawn Seating Turns Into Mud Bath

He sings about cheeseburgers in paradise, but some Jimmy Buffett fans say they got mud baths in hell at a weekend concert in Chicago.

07/01/2013

Rescue crews work to free Jean Chin. (Credit: Wauconda Fire Department)

Photos: Woman Stuck In Mud For Hours In Wauconda

A woman trying to clear a beaver dam got stuck in mud up to her chest for about five hours on Monday.

08/21/2012

The attendees at Lollapalooza tore things up over the weekend -- literally. (CBS)

Post-Lollapalooza Cleanup Under Way

Heavy rain plus thousands of Lollapalooza concert-goers stripped away much of the grass and left mud behind over the weekend.

08/06/2012

The field in front of one of the Lollapalooza stages in Grant Park was left a muddy, watery mess in 2012 after thunderstorms soaked the park during the second day of the festival. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Thunderstorm During Lollapalooza Leaves Grant Park A Muddy Mess

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.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2012

Cermak And Harlem Water Main Break

Water Main Break Leaves Cermak And Harlem Awash In Mud

The busy intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue was awash in mud Monday morning, after a water main broke beneath the pavement.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012