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Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation

Goose Island to sell food and drinks for 3 more years at Pritzker Pavilion

Changes in the works to prevent another flame-out at Great Chicago Fire Festival

City planning this year’s Taste of Chicago

Pursuant to a measure Chicago aldermen gave preliminary approval to on Thursday, the city will continue Taste of Chicago reforms that helped return the festival to profitability in 2013.

On Thursday the City Council Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation approved an ordinance giving the Department of Special Events the authority to organize and operate the city’s 35th Annual Taste of Chicago festival. This year’s Taste is scheduled take place in Grant Park from July 8 to July 12.

Obama library land transfer OK'd by City Council committee

City Council committee OKs Taste of Chicago ticket price-increases

The City Council Special Events Committee on Tuesday approved an ordinance from Mayor Rahm Emanuel that would elevate the prices of concert and food tickets at this year’s Taste of Chicago.