Chicago Makes it Easier to Panhandle than to Sell Art on Downtown Streets

Chicago Reader | July 28, 2008
Unless you're at one of those cookie-cutter annual art fairs, you're not likely to encounter artists selling their work on the street here at all. If you do, you'll probably also see a cop rapidly approaching. Street sales are illegal downtown and -- at the discretion of the local alderman -- in other areas as well.

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