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Dibs Marker Offers Snacks And Beer, Asks People Not To Take Parking Space

February 22, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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This is a dibs story of compassion – or at least that’s what the person behind it hopes.

CHICAGO (CBS) — When it comes to reserving dibs for parking spaces after shoveling cars out of the snow, to say Chicagoans are passionate about it as an understatement.

This is a dibs story of compassion – or at least that’s what the person behind it hopes. READ MORE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Signs 'Welcoming' City Ordinance, Prohibiting CPD From Cooperating With ICEKris Jackson put out a folding chair with a picture of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and a sign reading, “Take a beer, or take a snack, but please don’t take my parking spot,” with a sad-face emoji and a “thank you” with three exclamation points.

Not everyone is a fan of dibs.

Just last week, the city said it took hundreds of complaints about dibs.

There is a city ordinance that says people may not store their personal belongings in the public way. MORE NEWS: Chicago Lakefront, Playgrounds, Indoor Swimming Pools To Begin ReopeningBut typically, the Department of Streets and Sanitation will not remove dibs markers until the end of winter.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff

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