A couple of hundred patients at Lurie Children’s Hospital had a little brighter day today after being greeted by Mrs. Claus as she delivered thousands of toys and other gifts.
Last Thanksgiving was our first holiday catering to special diets, and you’d have thought come Christmastime we were abandoning something integral to the holiday — like Christmas trees — instead of simply gluten. Everything delicious and edible food seemed to brimming with delectable glutenous particles, and those of us on the restricted diet felt a little, erm, restricted.
Welcome to your 2012 Holiday Guide! Don’t miss our gift-giving ideas, shopping advice, food & drink recipes, and movie & music recommendations. Share some holiday cheer with your friends!
When it comes to the perfect flower for the holiday season, nothing screams Christmas like poinsettias. Whether it’s the simple red bouquet, the more elaborate marble or specialty pink poinsettias, there are some florists in Chicago that stand apart from the rest in their selection and quality.
There is no shortage of fun, free things to do this holiday season in the Chicago loop! Chicago Loop Alliance’s (CLA) fourth annual Winter WonderLoop will surprise and delight pedestrians in downtown Chicago this winter with “Random Acts of Holidays” from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on each Saturday from Dec. 1-22, 2012. Specific details on these free, family-friendly experiences around the Loop will be announced each morning…
Starting next Tuesday, letters to Santa will be available to the public.
While it might seem obvious that marketing and advertising people probably think that Cutler’s pouty face or abrasiveness with the media begets bad results for product endorsement, it’s actually all on Cutler himself.
Christmas may only come once a year, but the bars featured below like to stay in the spirit all year long. With twinkling Christmas lights hung every day there’s a cozy boost in store for you whenever you’re in the mood for a little holiday magic.
Food Network Chef Keegan Gerhard shares his mother’s fruitcake recipe and proves that fruitcake can still be a delicious and special holiday treat.
With the Christmas holiday only a few weeks away these festive books about Chicago would make great gifts, or could serve as delightful coffee-table decor to brighten up the season when entertaining at home.
CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson talks turkey about the onslaught of commercialism and its impact on Thanksgiving.
If you plan on hosting overnight guests, you are going to need to prep your home for their arrival.
Parents looking for the best deals on toys for their kids’ Christmas gifts can sleep in the day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday.
With the festive season just around the corner, these must-see holiday shows are sure to delight children of all ages.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… after holiday sales have begun! Starting the day after Christmas, you can find that most stores holiday merchandise has marked down to nearly 50% off the original pricing…
A 28-year-old man was charged with attacking a woman and a man with a knife on Christmas morning.
Chicago nearly comes to a halt for the Christmas holiday as many businesses shut their doors and give employees time to celebrate. But, what about those places that operate 24/7?
Chicago shoppers were rummaging through mounds of what was left on the shelves Thursday, in search of last-minute deals.
Haven’t gotten gifts for your family yet? You COULD go to the gas station and get everyone their own bag of jerky. Or you could NOT go to the gas station and instead get your family something awesome. Don’t worry, we’ve already done half the work for you by writing a million articles on gift buying. They’re right here, on this page, under these words! Talk about convenient.
The generosity of some South Side hospital workers is making Christmas a little merrier and bright than it otherwise have been this year.
- Students Disciplined For ‘Sexting’ Incident At Evanston Township HighIn a letter to parents dated Thursday, District 202 Supt. Eric Witherspoon wrote that girls sent inappropriate photos to members of the varsity baseball team.265
- Cops Crack Down On Retailers Who Sell Stolen GoodsA new law in Illinois is allowing police and retailers to work together to crack down on organized retail theft. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.117
- Jury Sides With Donald Trump In Condo Dispute With Woman, 87A federal jury has sided with developer Donald Trump -- not the 87-year-old woman who says she was cheated financially after buying two condominiums at his Trump Tower project.1056
- VIDEO: Guard Allegedly Pushes Dunbar Student Down StairsAn employee at a public high school in the Bronzeville neighborhood has been taken off the job after being recorded on cell phone video pushing a girl down a set of stairs.408
- Concealed Carry Bill Moves To House Floor, But Senate ObjectsA concealed-carry gun deal brokered by House Speaker Michael Madigan cleared a House committee Thursday, but its prospects were unclear across the Capitol in the Senate because of the way it would curb existing local gun laws.165
- Four Hurt In Wrong-Way Crash On Chicago SkywayA 25-year-old man has been cited for driving the wrong way on the Chicago Skyway, after a head-on crash with a pickup truck Thursday morning that sent four people to hospitals.232
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