Author Archives: Tiffany Maberry

The Statue of the Republic: The Meaning Behind That Giant Jackson Park Statue

Have you ever been driving down Lake Shore Drive or down Hayes Street and seen this huge gold statue? Oddly enough the statue seems to rotate, which is still debatable, or just my imagination. Anyhow, if you’re a Chicago native, you’ve most definitely seen this oddly placed statue before. Well it’s not just there because…

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Celebrate the South Side at the 2011 Bud Billiken Parade

The 82nd annual Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic kicks off tomorrow morning in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. Beginning at 39th Street and South Martin Luther King Drive, the parade will continue south towards 55th Street at Washington Park, giving residents of Grand Boulevard and Washington Park apartments a great view of the festivities. The Bud Billiken…

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