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Taste of Chicago Privatization

Park District To Take Over 'Taste,' Big Musical Acts Cut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After putting one of its biggest summertime festivals up for bid to private companies, the city of Chicago has decided to keep the extravaganza in hou...

Taste Of Chicago Will Stay Free This Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley stayed true to his word yesterday, rejecting a proposal to privatize the Taste of Chicago festival that would have charged a $20 admission...

Daley: Taste Of Chicago 'Will Always Be Free'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of Mayor Daley's legacies, for better or for worse, will surely be his push to privatize city assets. Aside from parking meters, water systems and...

Taste Of Chicago Could Cost $20 At The Door

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's lakefront festivals are some of the city's defining summer events, and among its biggest attractions is the Taste of Chicago, the massive fo...

Mayor Daley Proposes Final Budget, Rahm Emanuel Weighs In

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Richard Daley put forth a bleak economic picture in presenting his last budget for the nation's third-largest city, but ...