Bud Billiken Parade
Thousands of people lined King Drive from 35th Street to Washington Park for the annual Bud Billiken Parade on Saturday.
The clock is ticking down: Summer is almost over and nobody’s ready. Sure you may have completed your technical preparations. Maybe you have done all of your school supply shopping, picked out the perfect outfit for the first day of school and even finished that daunting list of summer readings. Before the kids return to school, bid that summer vacation the proper farewell, soaking up the last relaxing, sun-soaked days together.
After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.
Contrary to previous reports, President Barack Obama will not be the grand marshal at this year’s Bud Billiken Parade, due to scheduling conflicts.
A scuffle broke out between two performers in the Bud Billiken parade Saturday morning and one member of a dance troupe was charged with battery. No one was injured.
This coming weekend will be one of the busiest of the summer, with the Bud Billiken Parade and a host of other events.