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Bud Billiken Parade

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  • Billiken Parade celebrates education, fun and politics

    Chicago's Bud Billiken Parade Saturday was ostensibly again about education, the 81st edition of a procession through Bronzeville aimed at getting kids ready for school. Members of the South Shore Drill Team perform at the Bud Billiken Parade Saturday....
  • Bud Billiken Parade part of big weekend in Chicago

    Bud Billiken Parade part of big weekend in Chicago
    City officials today said the Bud Billiken Parade on Saturday is only one of many events that will draw crowds and affect traffic in Chicago this weekend. The city's traditional back-to-school parade and picnic is expected to draw up to 500,000 people to...
  • Bud Billiken Parade starts back-to-school season

    Bud Billiken Parade starts back-to-school season
    The annual Bud Billiken Parade today signaled the coming end of summer with a new mayor and the same spirit that has brought music, food and old-fashioned politicking to Bronzeville for 82 years. The parade, meant to get kids ready for school, was Rahm...
  • Impersonator busier than ever

    Scotch-taped to the door of a South Side nursing home's third-floor bathroom is a sign -- written in purple marker -- that reads: "Reserved for Michael Jackson." This would be an unlikely place for the King of Pop to surface, even if he weren't dead. But...