Let's be honest. Forest Park gets all the breaks: World's Fair, museums, balloon races, a giant Ferris wheel. It's like the straight-A high-school kid who also has a varsity letter (in tennis, but whatever) and the lead role in the school musical. Faust Park is the kid whose name teachers never remember but whose battered car is always playing some sweet tune when it pulls in (late) to the student parking lot. It's the kid who spends prom night in his basement with his guitar, creating Robert Pollard-style works of lo-fi genius. Sure, Forest Park will get into Harvard, but we'd rather have a beer... More >>>