Contracts obtained by the Reader reveal where Riot Fest spends its money.
A timeline of community organizing to oust music fests from Douglass Park
Un entrenador de fútbol juvenil comparte sus experiencias en Douglass Park
Youth soccer coach Ernie Alvarez recounts his days in Douglass Park.
Una mirada dentro de la junta de apelaciones de impuestos sobre la propiedad del condado de Cook
A look at Cook County’s property tax appeals board
Does Riot Fest have any business taking over a public park in a largely Black and Brown neighborhood?
What’s going on in the City Council? Still hard to say!
“The liquor license is hard to get. Especially on the south side. Especially for Latinos.”
The brownnosing Chicago Public Schools CEO gets “dunked on” after questioning the honesty of tough-as-nails Tenth Ward alderman Susan Sadlowski Garza.
Also, Chicago Public Schools still could close for the summer 20 days early.
Community input and outreach are crucial for avoiding resentment from noncyclists.
Also, Hillary Clinton raises a cool $4 million with two Chicago fund-raisers ranging from $50,000 to $2,700 per plate.
With a straight face, CEO Forrest Claypool says the system is stable.
Activists refuse to be quiet about Riot Fest, but boosters say their claims are off base.