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Drag performer, community react to UpRising Bakery and Cafe vandalism

‘You see all this stuff happening all over the nation and you naively assume that it’s not going to happen to (you),’ host Jakki Love said

Vandals damaged Uprising Bakery & Cafe, 2104 Algonquin Road, in Lake in the Hills, overnight on July 23, 2022. The business has faced harassment and opposition over a planned drag show.
Joseph Collins, 24, of Alsip, was charged with two counts July 23, 2022 related to the vandalism at UpRising Bakery and Cafe in Lake in the Hills.