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Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash

Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash
Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash

Some West Siders Want Lyrical Lemonade Festival Out Of Douglass Park To Make Way For Juneteenth Celebrations

The hip-hop music festival coincides with Juneteenth, a holiday celebrating the emancipation of enslaved people. Some are frustrated a private company seems to get first dibs on the park rather than residents.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Summer Smash Or ‘Fyre Festival’? Workers Walk Off Job, Citing Chaos At Douglass Park Music Fest

The annual festival was disorganized from the start, workers and attendees said. Organizers said no one was hurt and they'll be back next year.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

As Lyrical Lemonade Returns To Douglass Park, Residents Prepare For Hip-Hop — And Headaches

Though some residents complain about the noise, traffic and damage to the park caused by festivals, organizers say they boost West Side businesses and bring people together.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale