Fiesta Back of the Yards draws record-breaking crowds to 47th Street
By: Eleanore Catolico - The GATE News Thousands of families embraced the joys of summer as the Back of the Yards once again hosted one of Chicago’s premier street festivals. Last weekend June 6 to 8, the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC) hosted Fiesta Back of the Yards, a three-day extravaganza celebrating the community and its culture. From flashy neon carnival rides, tasty Latin American cuisine and cultural performances, Fiesta Back of the Yards, which took place on the bustling commercial district of 47th Street between Ashland and Damen, continues to be a boon for the neighborhood, attracting hundreds of thousands ...
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