Fourth of July parades in Northwest Indiana. Where else can you find clowns, school bands, politicians (insert clown joke), tractors, cheerleaders, war veterans, school bands, horses, and Bob’s Heating and Air? At the parade in Crown Point you can also find beer. Now I was unable to hit all the region parades but in Crown Point you can watch the Shriners and their little cars (and big men) while downing a beer or two or three in the outside dining area at Tequila Si Cantina. Not quite the Go-Cup of New Orleans but close enough. $2 got you a cup of Lite. Parade beer. Two new parade rules according to me: No politicians unless they are willing to dress up as a clown or…