Snake Alley Art Fair en In The Tri States <p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from June 2012.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br />Time ran out on plans to build Shamrock Acres, a large scale hog farm proposed for southeast McDonough&nbsp; County. Tri States Public Radio reported the story on June 13, one week before anyone else.<br /><br />Also during the month, the US Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, the chairperson of the Lee County Board was defeated in the June 5 primary, and the Transit of Venus happened for the final time until 2117.<br /> Sun, 01 Jul 2012 00:38:08 +0000 Rich Egger 17612 at In The Tri States Thousands Show Up for Snake Alley Art Fair <p>The Snake Alley Art Fair in Burlington started 45 years ago with just a few people selling work. They hung their art on snow fence that was set up along what&#39;s been called the most crooked street in the world.<br /><br />This year the fair drew around 100 artists who set up booths not just on Snake Alley but also on the adjacent Heritage Hill streets.<br /><br />They were joined by musicians, food and drink vendors, and thousands of art lovers looking to connect with a painting or a piece of jewelry or some other work of art.<br /> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 05:24:11 +0000 Rich Egger 16933 at Thousands Show Up for Snake Alley Art Fair