With the Christmas holiday upon us, perhaps now is the best time to consider including a unique, handmade item on your shopping list.
A church choir sang, a children’s bell choir played Christmas carols and two Catholic priests blessed the nativity scene during the noontime ceremony Saturday.
Chicago’s official Christmas tree is lighting up Daley Plaza this hour after the official tree-lighting ceremony during the Tuesday evening rush hour.
The city will officially light up its Christmas tree on Daley Plaza on Tuesday, but that’s only part of the show.
Visitors to Chicago on Thanksgiving weekend will find many activities and things to do related to the holidays and especially appropriate for families.
Bundle up and head out for some fun this winter break with the following five holiday activities in Chicago.
Mary Slowik, program director for the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, said it will be a first-of-its-kind party.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez confirms the case against inmate Carl Chatman is about to be dismissed and Chatman set free.
Put up your dukes! Commuters in downtown Chicago enjoyed a few rounds center ring at Daley Plaza today.
Ana Claudia Gomez was in Chicago to help her father in an eviction case Friday morning when deputies at a courthouse screening station discovered a semi-automatic 9-mm handgun in her purse, Cook County police say.
Cyclists descended on Daley Plaza on Friday morning to tout the benefits of pedaling to work during a rally to end Chicago Bike Week.
The so-called Million March Against Child Abuse is taking place today in cities across the nation. WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore caught up with a small crowd of demonstrators in Daley Center Plaza.
Cook County officials are paying homage to celebrities born in Cook, in a sometimes surprising exhibit beneath Daley Plaza.
Protesters filled Daley Plaza, marched through the Loop and rallied again in front of School board headquarters to protest the board’s plan to close 53 schools on Wednesday. More than 100 of those protesters were detained and ticketed after staging a sit-in outside City Hall.
Say goodbye to the dragon and get ready to celebrate the year of the snake as the Chicagoland area prepares for the Chinese new year. From tea ceremonies to parades, there’s plenty to do to start the new year. Use this list to get started in planning your own festivities.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the city’s first Jewish Mayor, this evening lit a Menorah set up among the other holiday season displays at Daley Plaza.
Once you’ve pushed yourself to brave the lower temperatures, you’ll find that Chicago does have some fun winter activities to offer.
The group that sets up Nativity scenes at Daley Plaza and the Illinois State Capitol has been denied permission to place a Nativity scene in a park in Arlington Heights.
Thanksgiving is still two days away, but Christmas arrives at Daley Plaza today.
If you are looking for a different way for your child to enjoy Halloween, Chicago provides plenty of events that you can use as an alternative to trick-or-treating.