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The Silver Room block party

The Silver Room block party
The Silver Room block party

Silver Room Block Party Will Hire Security, Urge CTA Use As It Plans For 15,000 Attendees At Oakwood Beach

The Silver Room team will hire security and a maintenance crew to prevent safety and trash issues from affecting neighbors, the event's organizers said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Silver Room Block Party Canceled Again — And Its Future In Hyde Park Is Uncertain

"Everything has just grown — which means more expenses — but we haven’t been able to charge," Silver Room owner Eric Williams said. "It’s just not sustainable, having this event for 40,000 people that's free."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Black-Owned Businesses See Boost From Social Media Campaigns — But Owners Want Customers To Keep Fighting For Racial Justice

"I've been in this business 25-plus years," said Eric Williams of the Silver Room in Hyde Park. "I've never seen this level of support in my life."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park Fest Still On The Books… For Now

Event organizers say they're weighing recommendations from government officials when deliberating whether to cancel Wicker Park Fest, which is in late July.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Silver Room Block Party Canceled Due To Coronavirus: ‘Way Too Much Uncertainty’

The major festival's organizer decided to cancel this summer's event just days after Gov. JB Pritzker suggested all large summer events should be called off.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Want To Take A Shuttle To The Silver Room Block Party From The North Side? You’re In Luck

Shuttles will depart the Jewel-Osco parking lot in Wicker Park, at 1341 N. Paulina St.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Silver Room Block Party Built On Positivity, But Neighbors Raise Concerns About How To Handle ‘Knuckleheads’

One business owner who says his employee was punched last year called for more security ahead of the July 20 party.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore