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Dreezy Claus

Dreezy Claus
Dreezy Claus

Dreezy Claus Is Back And Ready To Spread Holiday Cheer At City’s Tree Lighting Ceremony

Andre Russell's alter ego is booked and busy. Now, he's laying the groundwork to launch a Black Santa school.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Dreezy Claus, Chicago’s Beloved Black Santa, Is Still Spreading Joy For Kids During Pandemic Winter

From local events to national interviews, Chicago's favorite Black Santa is still booked and busy.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Dreezy Claus, Reindeer And More Coming To Eméché Cakery And Cafe In Bronzeville This Weekend

Sunday's Miracle on 35th Street event will feature warm drinks, sweet treats and performances from the Trap Carolers.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Here Comes Dreezy Claus: Chicago’s Black Santa Making Spirits Bright Despite Pandemic With New Book, Home Visits

Andre Russell has dressed as Black Santa for years and turned it into a regular gig in 2018. Now, he's written a book about believing in Black Santa.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham