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Everyone's getting a fire pit!


By ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR | Rob Cassidy | October 2, 2020
Skeleton firepit, Chicago 2020 Halloween

Skeleton fire pit, Chicago 2020 Halloween. Photo: © 2020 Marsha F Cassidy

Fire pits, fire pits, fire pits. They're everywhere!

And they're attracting new users, including this skeletal quartet in a residential neighborhood of Chicago.

Looks like there's a Chicago Bears' fan and maybe a couple of Northwestern Wildcats supporters.

City of Chicago Bureau of Rodent Control has been called in to investigate the two little guys.

Happy Halloween!

 

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