The 7 Best Outdoor Blankets

Shaniqua Juliano

When you’re lounging outside — whether it’s a picnic, camping trip, concert, or beach day — a comfy blanket is essential. Not only are the best outdoor blankets portable and stylish, but some of them are water-resistant to withstand wet grass or rain, and others are made with insulating materials

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Circle Cinema’s outdoor ‘Nosferatu’ screening will feature new live musical score | Entertainment

Shaniqua Juliano

Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area, 6850 S. Elwood Ave.

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Turkey Mountain Haunted Trail is a trail (three-fourths of a mile long) full of twisted cedar, cobwebs, creepy crawly bugs and gnarled oaks. Guests will encounter live actors, fun special effects and ghastly scenes while walking the trail.

The experience

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A cabin, block modules and heated tables

Shaniqua Juliano

Submissions were called, ideas were proposed, finalists were selected and now, winners for Chicago’s Winter Design Challenge have been announced.

The competition aims to solve the problem of how to continue outdoor dining come colder weather, and netted more than 600 entries both serious and comical. (I’m still not

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Outdoor dining winterization money comes as some push for tougher Chicago requirements on third-party delivery apps

Shaniqua Juliano

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday touted $500,000 the city’s getting from restaurant delivery company DoorDash to winterize Chicago restaurants, while proposals by aldermen to further crack down on such apps during the coronavirus pandemic languish in City Council committees.



Erica Hunt et al. posing for the camera: Mayor Lori Lightfoot visits Camp DoorDash at the 2019 Taste of Chicago in Grant Park.


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Mayor Lori Lightfoot visits

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