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Taylor Street Festa Italiana Welcomes Baraka

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If you’ve missed last weekend’s annual Taylor Street Festa Italiana, you missed out. Families and friends gathered on Taylor Street for amazing food, games, shopping, live music, Italian wine and more! Over 25 different clothing and accessory vendors were featured at this year’s thrilling event.

Baraka, ethnic handicrafts and jewelers, made a huge contribution to the festival with their popular hand-painted and crocheted cotton clothing. Eyes were drawn to Baraka day in and day out—their buy one, get the second twenty percent off sales were impossible to ignore. Multicolored blouses with deconstructed garments were very popular items for women, teens, and kids. With a wide array of apparel, handbags, and jewelry sold, Baraka left its mark.--Braylen Barr
· Baraka [Official Site]

Italian Street Festival

1500 W Taylor, Chicago Il