07/03/2013 12:35 pm ET

Too Much Dog Poop Cancels 'Movies In The Park'

DNAinfo/Lizzie Schiffman

FULTON RIVER DISTRICT — The Movies in the Park series at Fulton River Park on Kinzie and Desplaines streets is such a landmark yearly event that the Chicago Park District recently moved trees at residents' request so they wouldn't obstruct the screen.

But Larry Gage, president of the Fulton River District Association, said dog waste is becoming such a problem that one yearly movie sponsor, Blommer Chocolate Co., pulled its support this year, and the number of summer flicks was reduced from five to three for the 2013 season.

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