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City Cancels Fireworks at 'Taste'

Chicago Park District cancels fireworks display at the Taste of Chicago



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    Chicago cancels fireworks display at Taste of Chicago.

    If you're going to the Taste of Chicago this year, don't expect fireworks.

    The city announced it will no longer sponsor fireworks at the Taste on July 3 or 4 this year, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

    The Sun-Times reports that the Chicago Park District decided to cut the fireworks display to save money on the event.

    Chicago will still have an official fireworks display on July 2 and 4 at Navy Pier, sponsored by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition authority.

    Last year, the city cancelled the annual July 3 fireworks display in Grant Park, in an effort to save money.