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Summer 2009 festivals slideshow

Outdoor festivals during summer 2009 in NCP neighborhoods included Mole de Mayo in Pilsen, Healing the Hood in Little Village, the 79th Street Renaissance Festival in Auburn Gresham, Groovin' and Gospel on the Grove in Quad Communities, and the Open Streets celebration in five West Side communities, including Logan Square, Humboldt Park, East Garfield Park, North Lawndale and Little Village.

Photos by Ed Finkel, Maureen Kelleher, Ernest Sanders, Yvette Kelly and Lynn Kardasz

  • Mole de Mayo - Check Please

  • Mole de Mayo - Wrestlers

  • Healing the Hood - Skit

  • Healing the Hood - Obstacle Course

  • Healing the Hood - T-shirts

  • Open Streets - Street Shot

  • Open Streets - Hoops

  • Renaissance Fest - Aztec

  • Renaissance Fest - volunteers

  • Renaissance Fest - smiles

  • Groovin' - Preckwinkle

  • Groovin' - Groovin'

  • Groovin' - Smoothies

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