Sunday May 14, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Visit the Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market inside the paved plaza on the west side of Desplaines Street, located just south of Polk Street. Purchase books, T-shirts and posters commemorating Maxwell Street history! The Maxwell Street Market is in its 105th year of continuous operation as Chicago’s official open-air Market, and is open to the public free of charge. Make the trip to the Near West Side and find ethnic food and bargains at the Market! Note: Due to construction the Maxwell Street Market will take place on Desplaines from Polk to Taylor Streets, and there is limited FREE parking on Desplaines from Harrison to Polk, and on Desplaines from Taylor to Roosevelt. For more information contact info@maxwellstreetfoundation.
org, (312) 243-0394.
Photo: Maxwell Street Foundation Advisory Council member Vince “Lefty” Johnson plays blues at the Maxwell Street Market every Sunday!