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Purple Ride, Purple Ride: South Side Critical Mass Pays Tribute to Prince

They stopped by the mural at 8051 South Stony Island, painted last month by artist Rahmaan “Statik” Barnes in the wake of the legend’s untimely death. Prince appears as he does on the cover of the “Purple Rain” album, astride a violet motorcycle, but with angel wings.

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...third Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Nat “King” Cole Park, 361 East 85th Street, departing at 7, and drawing a mostly African-American ridership. For the Prince ride, they...

...Then they rolled west again to refuel at Dat Donut and Uncle John’s BBQ, 8251 South Cottage Grove. “On all of our rides we want to patronize local businesses,” McKinnie said. “They seemed...

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    "I put her on the back of my bike and we went riding / Down by Old Man Johnson's Farm." - Prince, "Raspberry Beret" OK, it's true that the Purple One was talking about a motorcycle, not a bicycle, in that beloved pop song.

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