Taste of Chicago reopens Sunday after rainfall and flooding
BY BECKY SCHLIKERMAN Staff Reporter July 12, 2014 5:33PM
Charish Johns (left) and her fianc John Gillyard, of Detroit, walk away from the entrance of the Taste of Chicago disappointed Saturday afternoon to find out it was canceled all day Saturday due to the weather. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times
Updated: July 13, 2014 9:50AM
The gates for the Taste of Chicago were closed Saturday because of severe weather — the first time the festival was canceled for the entire day, officials said.
About noon, the city Office of Emergency Management announced the festival would be closed because of “excessive rainfall and flooding on the festival grounds.”...READ MORE