Archive for July 2019

Last chance for residents to get free tickets to Riot Fest 2019

Last chance for residents to get free tickets to Riot Fest 2019
Since 2015, Riot Fest, a private rock-and-punk festival operating in city parks, quietly gives out tickets to residents living in the vicinity of Douglas Park, where the festival takes place. For this year’s Riot Fest (September 13th-15th) locals need to claim their tickets by Sunday, July 14, a month earlier than usual. To qualify, residents... Read more »

Man recording police stop in Little Village is tased and pepper sprayed in front of kids in viral video

Man recording police stop in Little Village is tased and pepper sprayed in front of kids in viral video
A video of Chicago police tasing a man multiple times in front of his children in the Little Village neighborhood made the rounds on Facebook during the 4th of July weekend. The man, identified as Angel Ramirez, was recording what appeared to be a police stop in the Mobil gas station at 2801 S. Pulaski. His... Read more »