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Taste of Chicago Crowds More Manageable This Year

By Chuck Sudo in News on Jun 29, 2011 1:24PM

Photo by mechanikat
So how's the downsized Taste of Chicago doing? According to festival Manager Mary Slowik, pretty well.

Slowik told WBBM-AM the Park District's "less is more" approach to this year's Taste is showing good results, with more manageable crowds and an increased number of families visiting Grant Park. Slowik said the Playground at the south end of the festival and the Midnight Circus tent are proving to be very popular with the kids,

Also doing good business at Taste - the new vendors. Slowik said she won't have a tally on which vendors are more popular with visitors until the sales totals are tallied after Taste ends Sunday night.