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Evanston Independence Day Parade in Chicagoland

The Fourth of July is a time for family, fun, and fireworks. Communities all across America celebrate the day with fun runs, 3-legged races, and pie-eating contests. Another not-to-be-missed activity for many is the Independence Day Parade. And Evanston, Illinois, located just north of Chicago, hosts a good one. The Independence Day Parade in Evanston ...

Mikel Davis

Old cars in the Independence Day Parade in Evanston.

Chicago’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Chicago’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, an annual tradition since 1934, took place on November 22 in the Windy City. And people came from far and wide, both to view and participate in the big event. Chicago’s parade may not be the oldest in the country or the most famous. Those titles belong to Philadelphia and New ...

Mikel Davis

The city of Chicago.

Shining a Light on Access and Inclusion

Fifty-one 6-foot lighthouse sculptures on Chicago’s famed North Michigan Avenue will catch the public’s eye and capture their hearts this summer. Millions of visitors will see the diverse art display that asks the question: “How can I be a beacon for access and inclusion for people with disabilities?” Lighthouses on the Mag Mile™ is being presented ...

Monica Song

A display for the visually impaired.

Statues Displayed Highlighting the Role of Chicago Police Canine Unit

In 2017, the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation developed and launched a new public art campaign placing statues of police dogs around the city. The purpose of the campaign is to highlight the important work done by the Chicago Police Canine Unit and features more than 100 German shepherd sculptures standing guard downtown, mostly along Michigan ...

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