Posts in category "Chicago Parades"

Occupy Chicago wants to Occupy Your Home!

Want to host a protestor during the upcoming NATO summit? Kyle, at Occupy Chicago,  wants to talk to you. He wants you to take in some of the NATO protestors who might find the May weather in Chicago a bit hostile to their tender selves. Among the Professional Protestors will be a group of 800... Read more »

Chicago, It's Not Too Late for a Iraq War Vet Parade

Chicago, It's Not Too Late for a Iraq War Vet Parade
Since I wrote my “letter” to Mayor Rahm  (below) about an Iraq War Vet Parade, on December 28, 2011, St. Louis has held a parade for Iraq War Vets, and supposedly nineteen other cities are thinking of having a parade, including Chicago, according to MSNBC. Also, since I wrote Mayor Rahm has okayed restarting the... Read more »

No Booze for Yuse at da South-Side Irish Parade -- Right!

No Booze for Yuse at da South-Side Irish Parade -- Right!
Mayor Rahm is supporting the revamped South-Side Irish Parade. He is putting some things into place that will change the drunk stragglers reported on here into strong, upright lads waving  the Irish tri-color flag. He is endorsing the Department of Transportation, which issued a permit for the Western Avenue parade, so long as everybody is... Read more »

Chicago's South Side Irish Parade -- The Green Monster Returns

They come from the Outer Limits, from universes far away,  with strange names like New Lenox, Lockport, Orland Park, Tinley Park and Joliet, even. They dress is shades of green.  Sometimes the warpaint they wear is green.  Often they wear funny Cat-in-the-Hat type hats, which flop over in the usually frigid March climate in Chicago.... Read more »

Welcome the Iraq Veterans in Chicago!

Dear Mayor Emanuel, Let’s have a parade.  A big parade. An historical parade. A parade that will honer those who really deserve it. On June 13, 1986, Chicago had a big parade.  Probably the largest of its kind.  It was a long time in coming. You can read the Trib article. Chicago stepped up and... Read more »
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