R&B singer Jeremih will serve as Grand Marshal for Bud Billiken Parade

Chicago Defender Charities Inc. presents the 93rd Annual Bud Billiken Parade. Chicago’s very own hometown hero, internationally recognized, award-winning, Grammy-nominated R&B singer and producer, Jeremih, will serve as the Grand Marshal for this year’s parade and festival. This legendary back to school event will take place Saturday, August 13 in Chicago’s Washington Park, featuring Chicago’s finest marching bands, dance groups, drill teams, … Continue reading “R&B singer Jeremih will serve as Grand Marshal for Bud Billiken Parade”

World famous Bud Billiken Parade and Festival is Back!

Chicago’s youth will march alongside Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, and a number of other local and national stars in the 92nd Annual Bud Billiken Parade on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 10 a.m. The theme for this year’s parade is “Back to School, Back to Life, Back to Bud Billiken.” Produced by the Chicago Defender Charities, it is the largest … Continue reading “World famous Bud Billiken Parade and Festival is Back!”

75,000 rubber ducks will splash into the Chicago River on Aug. 4

75,000 rubber ducks are about to splash into the Chicago River off the Columbus Bridge for the 2022 Chicago Ducky Derby presented by Jewel-Osco to benefit Special Olympics Illinois, or at least that’s the goal! Rubber ducks are available for adoption for $5 each online at chicagoduckyderby.com and will be available online as late as … Continue reading “75,000 rubber ducks will splash into the Chicago River on Aug. 4”

Underground Donut Tour begins in Chicago’s West Loop

The Underground Donut, America’s Best Donut Tour, is adding another delicious version of their highly rated Chicago tour. Specifically, showcasing the amazing donuts in Chicago’s West Loop or Restaurant Row. The Underground Donut Tour has been in business for 6 years now with locations across the country including Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City, Portland, Seattle and, most recently, Boston. 6 years in business and now 6 … Continue reading “Underground Donut Tour begins in Chicago’s West Loop”

WTTW launches The Great Chicago Quiz Show

Calling all Chicago trivia nerds! In The Great Chicago Quiz Show, a new, fast-paced weekly series premiering on Friday, March 26 at 8:00 pm on all WTTW platforms, Geoffrey Baer puts socially-distanced contestants from across Chicago and the suburbs — and viewers at home — to the test as they contemplate all things Chicago.  The contestants are as fun … Continue reading “WTTW launches The Great Chicago Quiz Show”