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Holiday Season Is Officially On As Chicago’s 55-Foot Christmas Tree Is Lit In Millennium Park

PHOTOS: The tree lighting ceremony lit up Michigan Avenue as people ice skated, shopped, sipped hot chocolate and braved the cold night.

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Chicago Jazz Festival Returns This Week To Millennium Park And Chicago Cultural Center

The Chicago Jazz Festival returns Thursday-Sunday with neighborhood concerts happening throughout the city most of the week.

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Here’s The Free Movie Lineup For Millennium Park This Summer

This year's lineup includes several movies inspired by dance.

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Teens Stage Die-In At City Hall To Protest Lightfoot’s Controversial New Curfews: ‘We Need Healing’

Youth activists said the mayor's weekend night ban on Millennium Park for youth, as well as her attempt to move the daily citywide curfew earlier, will further criminalize young people of color.

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Here Are The New Rules For Minors At Millennium Park

The new youth escort policy bans kids younger than 18 from being in the park without an adult after 6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.

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No Bond For Man Shot By Millennium Park Security Guard

The man refused to be checked for weapons at Millennium Park, police said. A guard shot him in his buttocks.

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Millennium Park Gets Metal Detectors, Security Checkpoints As New Curfew For Teens Begins

Visitors at Millennium Park said they weren't fazed by the added security measures. But some Chicagoans online called the move an "embarrassment" for the city.

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A Lollapalooza Loophole In Lighfoot’s Curfew To Crack Down On Crime Has Youth Asking: Who Is Downtown For?

Youth organizers are outraged a clause in the curfew crackdown would exempt teens coming home from ticketed events. And they say discouraging teens from the places they feel safe Downtown will only make violence worse.

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Chicago’s Enormous Christmas Tree Is Coming From A Logan Square Family

The Benavides family, of Logan Square, has donated a 51-foot blue spruce from their Logan Square yard to be lit up during the holidays in Millennium Park.

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Skating At Millennium Park, Big Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Are Back

The ceremony was held virtually last year, as officials sought to prevent crowds during the pandemic. But the city plans to bring back the in-person event — as well as other holiday celebrations — this season.

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‘The Dark Knight’ Will Play For Free Tuesday At Millennium Park

"The Dark Knight" was filmed in Chicago, and some of the city's iconic spots can be spotted.

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No Ice Skating At Millennium Park This Winter — But The Ribbon Will Be Open

The city did not give a reason for the cancellation of skating this winter at Millennium Park, but other major events have been canceled by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Millennium Park’s ‘Great Lawn’ Is Open — With Social Distancing Circles

People are meant to spread out inside the circles, but not go out further, to ensure there's at least 6 feet of space between visitors.

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Millennium Park Reopening Monday With Set Hours, Limits On Group Sizes

No, you can't get a selfie with the Bean just yet.

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Millennium Park Summer Movie Series Includes ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Wonder Woman’ And More

Here's the full lineup for movies in Millennium Park this summer.

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Millennium Park’s Skate Rink Closes This Weekend — But First, A Queen-Themed Dance Party On Ice

The final days of the skating season are Saturday and Sunday.

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Millennium Park Ice Rink, Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon To Open In Mid-November

Here's everything you need to know about skating at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink or Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon.

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