New Security Measures At Millennium Park Include Checking Bags, Turning Tree Lights Off Earlier To Improve Social DistancingThe City of Chicago will now pull the plug on the city's Christmas tree nightly at 11 p.m. It's part of new restrictions in place at Millennium Park after a lack of social distancing, especially on weekends.
Despite Pandemic's Economic Downturn, Loop Businesses Still Trying To Spread Holiday CheerIt's a tradition for many Chicago families: walking through the Loop, soaking in the holiday displays, and enjoying a winter wonderland. But can it be done safely this year?
No Big Crowd For Millennium Park Christmas Tree Lighting Amid Pandemic; Holiday Cheer Is Muted Across Downtown ChicagoLast year, there was a packed crowd at Millennium Park full of Christmas excitement. This year with the coronavirus pandemic, not so much.
Chicago's Christmas Tree Has Arrived At Millennium ParkIt's a sign the holidays are on the way.
Official Christmas Tree On The Way To ChicagoThe holiday spirit is coming to Chicago. The Christmas tree will be delivered to Millennium Park Monday morning to become Chicago's official Christmas tree.
Large Group Of Protesters Gathers Downtown For Police Reform, Against ICEAnother mass protest hit downtown Chicago streets Saturday night, and organizers reassured those gathering would be peaceful.
Inspectors Checking Businesses For Phase 4 Compliance Ahead Of July 4thThe city is ramping up enforcement of Phase 4 guidelines by making sure people are following social distancing rules starting Thursday.
Millennium Park To Begin 'Cautiously' Reopening On MondayCity officials announced Millennium Park will begin to "cautiously" reopen on Monday.
'The Bean' Is Closed Due To Coronavirus; Millennium Park Remains Open"The Bean" is one of the latest attractions in Chicago to close to coronavirus concerns.
Chicago Lights Its 106th Christmas Tree To Kick Off Holiday SeasonThe city's tree will light up the sky through Jan. 6.
Holiday Celebrations Kick Off In Millennium Park FridayThe city is just hours away from the traditional tree lighting ceremony.
Millennium Park Christmas Tree Will Be A 55-Foot Blue Spruce From Nelson Family In ElginChicago’s official Christmas tree will soon be on its way from Elgin to Millennium Park, after city crews cut down the big evergreen later this morning.
A Look At The 106-Year Tradition Of The Chicago Tree-Lighting CeremonyThe tradition of an official Chicago Christmas tree goes back more than a century, but only in the past four years has it involved a single large tree mounted in Millennium Park.
Woman Sexually Assaulted Near Millennium ParkA 27-year-old woman was waiting on the Red Line platform when a male took her phone and started running. She chased after him into the street and afterwards he sexually assaulted her and fled the scene, according to police.
7 People Charged In Connection With Vandalism Of 'The Bean'Chicago Police charged seven people overnight in connection to the tagging of "The Bean" at Millennium Park and the Cancer Survivors' Garden at Maggie Daley Park.