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In Chicago, it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas

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Christmas decorations include wreaths, ornaments, colorful lights, evergreen trees, Santa Claus, reindeer and snowflakes. Wreaths and evergreen trees can be artificial or natural. Colorful lights and ornaments are man-made. If Santa Claus is on a Chicago, street corner jingling a bell, he is likely a live person instead of a statue. Reindeer live in Arctic and Subarctic regions, so the only reindeer you will see in Chicago are artificial. Snowflakes will also be artificial because attempting to permanently display the natural ones in enlarged sizes on light poles is impossible.

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Red, green and gold are the usual, Christmas colors. Wrapping paper has these colors. Christmas tree bulbs have these colors. In downtown Chicago, some artsy, large blocks have these colors.

Christmas lights can be static, white ones or blinking, colored ones. (I believe static lights will last longer than blinking ones.) Taking lights from cold, outdoor environments to warm, indoor environments, and immediately plugging them into live sockets will likely cause them to burst.

· Blue Block

· Christmas Trumpets

· Face-Yellow Block

· Library Wreath

· Lit Bare Bushes

· Millennium Park with Dome

· Orange Block

· Pale Blue Bulbs with Metal Stems

· Violet Block in Chicago Park

· Xmas Street Globes

Hundreds of thousands of people will view Chicago’s, downtown, Christmas decorations before maintenance crews remove them. (This removal will likely occur within the first five days after New Year’s Day. However, if temperatures remain below -10 degrees during January, these decorations may remain visible until February.) Usually, Santa Claus does not hang around after Christmas Day.

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