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Busted tires and blown-out bearings didn't stop <em>The Independent</em>'s director of sales Robby Robbins and classified sales rep Dorothy Dent from rocking the Summer Solstice parade last Saturday.

Paul Wellman

Busted tires and blown-out bearings didn't stop The Independent's director of sales Robby Robbins and classified sales rep Dorothy Dent from rocking the Summer Solstice parade last Saturday.


Indy Folks Do Solstice


INDY FOLKS DO SOLSTICE: Busted tires and blown-out bearings didn’t stop The Independent‘s director of sales Robby Robbins and classified sales rep Dorothy Dent from rocking the Summer Solstice parade last Saturday. Their octopus-in-a-chest “Pirate’s Pleasure” floatwhich was the creative vision of artist-in-residence Ann Chevrefils, technical handiwork of Scott Delarvin, and hard work of another eight or so volunteerscracked a wheel on a manhole while trying to do a 360 at Canon Perdido and State streets, but the crew kept on pushing, eventually making it to the park, albeit a little behind the last float. No worries, though, for Robbins even overheard one observer say, “They saved the best for last.”

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