Archive for May 2013

Thank those you cannot Thank - Memorial Day salute in Grant Park

Thank those you cannot Thank - Memorial Day salute in Grant Park
Thank those you cannot Thank – Memorial Day salute in Grant Park Memorial Day is not Veterans Day, I am a United States Army Veteran and on Veterans Day I thank those who serve or has served our country. Today is a day to “Thank those you cannot Thank” a day to remember those who... Read more »

March against Monsanto Rally Chicago: Photos

March against Monsanto Rally Chicago: Photos
The “March against Monsanto” was held in 250 US cities and dozens of other countries as a protest over genetically modified foods.  Genetically modified plants are grown from seeds that are engineered to resist insect infestations and herbicides, allegedly add nutritional benefits or otherwise improve crop yields and increase the global food supply. The ‘March... Read more »

Chicago Observes Memorial Day 2013: Photo Gallery

Chicago Observes Memorial Day 2013: Photo Gallery
Chicago Observes Memorial Day 2013 Photo Gallery Chicago is a truly proud and great city, and today Chicago honored our fallen heroes and also recognized Illinois Gold Star Families, families of those who have died for our country. Official ceremonies began today at Daley Plaza with the 2013 Chicago Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony and... Read more »
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Photos: Last of Old Wells Street Bridge dismantled

Photos: Last of Old Wells Street Bridge dismantled
Photos: Last of Old Wells Street Bridge dismantled  After Phase 2 the second nine day construction project completion, workers started cutting apart and removing the final section of the 91 year old Wells Street Bridge. Last night, works dismantled and removed the final sections of the old Wells Street Bridge.  The bridge will remain closed to cars... Read more »

Chicago through the eyes of a tourist - Photo Gallery

Chicago through the eyes of a tourist - Photo Gallery
Exercise Chicago, Walk like a Tourist Photos I stopped running two years ago after a knee injury, instead I walk all over Chicago like a Tourist. I walk a lot – I walk in all of the 2 or 3 seasons we have in Chicago. I’ve discovered how much better walking is for me over... Read more »

Cinco de Mayo: Parade Photos

Cinco de Mayo: Parade Photos
Cinco de Mayo  Parade Photos May 5, 2013, Chicago’s Cinco de Mayo Parade kicked off at noon from Cermak and Wood and went all the way to Kedzie.  The Cinco De Mayo Parade is held to remember the victory the Mexican forces had over the invading French army in the Battle of Puebla on 5... Read more »
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May Day Chicago 2013 Federal Plaza Photos

May Day Chicago 2013 Federal Plaza Photos
May Day Chicago 2013 Federal Plaza Photos The first rally started at 2 p.m. in Union Park at Ashland and Lake. There was also a rally and march at the Haymarket monument on Randolph. The crowd  made its way to Federal Plaza for a rally that lasted from 4 until about 5:30 pm More than... Read more »

May Day Anti-Capitalist Demonstration Chicago Photos

May Day Anti-Capitalist Demonstration Chicago Photos
May Day Anti-Capitalist Demonstration Chicago Photos A May Day anti-capitalist demonstration took place in Chicago as protesters marched from the city center taking over Michigan Avenue. Police responded quickly and at least one arrest was made. Marchers weaved in and of traffic downtown passing The Chicago Tribune Building, Water Tower, The Hancock and back towards Union Station... Read more »