Caroling seems to have dwindled in the popularity category when it comes to favorite holiday activities. However, it’s never too late to start up a new annual tradition, whether it’s solo or with the family.
If you have the cash to outbid the competition, you can soon purchase your very own Chicago L train. No word yet on whether it comes with angry passengers complaining about Ventra.
Ring in the new year by attending a concert in Chicago. The following five concerts are sure to help you get 2014 off to the right start.
Mediterranean food is right in sync with modern palates and Chicago has no shortage of spots serving this healthful cuisine.
Christmas ornaments can be nostalgic, elegant, goofy or just plain gorgeous and these Chicago shops are known for some of the most original options.
But that doesn’t mean a growth in numbers, one expert says.
Why wait until New Year’s Day to start your resolution to volunteer? Consider checking out the following five Chicago-area organizations that can use volunteers this holiday season.
Chicago winters often cause a flight delay or two, so knowing where to drown your sorrows can be an essential coping skill to possess. Here are a few good watering holes in those transitional travel depots.
For two years in a row, this Chicago ZIP code has made Realtor.com’s Year’s Most Searched ZIP Codes list. Can you guess which neighborhood the ZIP belongs to?
To some, youth violence in Chicago is nothing more than statistics taking up time on their nightly newscast. Carlos Javier Ortiz — in his upcoming book titled We All We Got … — hopes to show you more than a bunch of numbers. He hopes to show you the victims, families and communities plagued by violence, and he hopes you’ll see just how human they really are.
Have you been naughty or nice this year? If you’re looking for a place in the Chicago area to take pictures with Santa Claus, but without heading to the mall, then check out the following list.
Nelson Mandela, who died at age 95 today, created quite a stir when he visited Chicago back in 1993. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Reaction came swiftly Thursday from the Illinois political world after the South African government announced the passing of civil-rights icon Nelson Mandela.
On December 5th of 1933, the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment and honest citizens secretly drinking hootch in their basements and at speakeasies could finally, legally have a drink or two to relax without worrying about the fuzz. Here’s how to celebrate.
Enjoy your drink with some free snacks at bars around Chicago.
State Fair popped up on the edge of Logan Square and Avondale a few months ago. Opened by Robert Rosado (who also owns Azucar, a great tapas restaurant off the Logan Square Blue Line), the idea seems to be to serve something not widely found in Chicago — fair food — but with a little more quality than you’d expect. Also, there’s fried Twinkies.
The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
Dallas Wiens asks that people consider donating their faces, much like they might agree to donate their organs if they happen to die prematurely.
Get ready for your holiday meal with these tips from Chef Martial Noguier of Bistronomic.
With the Christmas holiday upon us, perhaps now is the best time to consider including a unique, handmade item on your shopping list.