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Posted by Skidmark 2012-03-08 07:46||
#2 Can't have the little luvvies showing up in Chi-town and getting beat down by da man!
Wanna bet they show up anyway?
Posted by mojo 2012-03-08 16:27||
#3 Yeah, the G8 is no big loss to Chicago anyway.
What is it really?
7 guys and a gal to make coffee!
Posted by Capsu78 2012-03-08 18:51||
#4 Cheap humor aside,The Rahmulator keeps pledging that no local taxpayer funds would be used to host these 2, now 1 event.
However, the City is presumably on the hook for the concessions made to 2 major trade shows whose long signed contracts were signed off on years ago. The National Restuarant show, with 60,000 attendees was "velvet gloved" to take place in February and the Confectioneers convention swapped out their beautiful May in Chicago dates to accomodate the Presidents G8 "fundraiser". Concessions translates to real $$$ in most peoples books.
Posted by Capsu78 2012-03-08 18:57||