Report: 'Taste' time could be cut in half

October 9, 2011 6:19:50 AM PDT
Big changes are coming to the Taste of Chicago.

In an effort to cut down on spending, increase attendance and control acts of violence, city officials are moving forward with a plan to retool the summer festival.

According to published reports, the number of days the Taste runs coud be cut in half.

Officials said they are also considering making the Taste more "upscale and family friendly."