Posts tagged ‘South Side Chicago’

June 26, 2011

Chicago Pride Floats Get Cut

by Accidental Bear

Really? This is like picking on a child. Thankfully the damage was just superficial and pride marched on in the windy city. Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. I call low blow.

In what could be a hate crime, dozens of tires on floats headed for Chicago’s Pride Parade were cut with knifes just hours before the Parade Sunday.

Chuck Huser, owner of long-time Pride float provider Assocated Attractions at 4834 S. Halsted on Chicago’s South Side, said the floats were fine when he left 8 p.m. Saturday night, but when he returned 5 a.m. Sunday to start preparation for drivers to depart, he found two tires punctured each on more than 30 floats.

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