Christmas trees

As Christmas Tree Lots Start To Close, Workers Reflect On SeasonMost of the smaller Christmas tree lots are closed by now. But WBBM's Steve Miller found one on the North Side that's in its final day - and as employees dismantled the lot, they reflected on Christmases past.
Ship Loaded With Christmas Trees Arrives In Chicago A U.S. Coast Guard ship loaded with more than 1,200 Michigan Christmas trees has arrived in downtown Chicago.
Expert Offers Tips On Buying The Best Christmas TreeCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has tips on finding the perfect one.
Ship Delivers Hundreds Of Christmas Trees For NeedyHundreds of volunteers unloaded 1,600 Christmas trees from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw at Navy Pier on Saturday. The trees will go to families who can’t afford one.
How To Buy The Perfect Christmas TreeThe first weekend in December is coming up, and with much warmer temperatures expected, a lot of people will go hunting for their Christmas trees.
Salvation Army Helping Brighten Holidays For Needy FamiliesSome needy Chicago families found reason for a little excitement Tuesday at a Salvation Army Center in the Little Village neighborhood.
Christmas Exhibit Opens At Museum Of Science And IndustryChristmastime is here at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Many High-Rises Forbid Real Christmas TreesIf you live in a Chicago high-rise, you might have to toss out your Douglas fir and just resign yourself to making do with pine room spray.
Artificial Christmas Trees Can Be A Fire HazardAn artificial tree for Christmas or a natural one? Which one is safest? Underwriters Laboratories Inc. recently found some pre-lit artificial trees can be as much as a fire hazard in your home, as a dry tree. As CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports, there are ways to keep your family safe.
Christmas Ship Delivers 1,200 Trees For NeedyThe U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw is moored at Navy Pier, after disgorging more than 1,200 Christmas trees for needy Chicago families.
Internet Makes Christmas Tree Ordering SimpleIf you’re trying to figure out when you’ll be able to get out to buy a fresh Christmas tree this year, a Chicago area-based company says you might want to think about ordering your tree from the Internet.