Posts tagged "Bud Billiken parade"

The Bastardization of the Bud Billiken Parade

The Bastardization of the Bud Billiken Parade
The Bud Billiken Day Parade is on August 9, 2014 and this will be the 85th year of the parade. The parade has grown to be the largest parade in the country who”s focus is to promote education. Over the next couple of weeks practically every major intersection will have a “dance troupe” with individuals... Read more »

Should We Bar the Dance /Drill Teams From Soliciting on our Corners?

Should We Bar the Dance /Drill Teams From Soliciting on our Corners?
I wrote the following post back in 2010 and the “footwork” dance craze was going on. Fast forward to 2012 while riding throughout  the Southside of the city I noticed that this summer the same thing is still going on. Whether its 95th,87th,79th Dan Ryan or on the far Southaeast side on Indianapolis Blvd. While... Read more »