Two weeks is a long time for parent and child alike when the kiddos are out of school on winter break and running the hallways of the house to release pent-up energy. Navy Pier offers a Winter WonderFest for a solid month – from Dec. 2 through Jan. 8, 2012. Here’s a guide to a few highlights of the Fest you’ll want to be sure to check out at Navy Pier. Pack up, get out and enjoy!
Am I alone in thinking that cooking can be a really fun thing? I don’t think so. Who can resist gathering with like-minded people, chopping up some veggies, sautéing, plating and then eating a fabulous new recipe?
Gas prices and airfares are higher this year than last, but cost isn’t keeping people home for the holidays.
Consider volunteering your time at one of many places that help those in need during the holidays. There are a variety of tasks you could do from cooking, serving food, preparing care packages, driving, and even just visiting…
Prices at the pump could gobble up your wallet this Thanksgiving. Gas prices are at an all-time high for this time of year.
This is April 15, the day taxes are normally due – but a holiday has moved the deadline to Monday.
The shipping company they hired to send the gifts has a poor rating with the Better Business Bureau.
Ditch the generic party dress and create a look of your own on the most glamorous night of the year. Here are a few tips to help you find the perfect dress and stand out from the crowd.
Cashmere sweaters marked down from $100 to $30 are one of the many door-buster deals offered as stores opened as early as 7 a.m. Sunday. That’s what’s necessary to get consumers in the door, but as CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole reports, analysts say what really may have them shopping is pent up demand, after several years of holding back.
If you ride on Metra, be ready for changes in schedules the next couple of days.
Parents ready to get creative with their kids in the kitchen, can ward off the winter blahs and busy bored hands with some holiday baking while the youngsters are on break from school.
How about this for your next party? You provide the guest list and major manufacturers provide the food, fun and free gifts. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports on why some of the biggest retailers in the nation are throwing parties for everyday people.
It’s Christmas week in Chicago. Haven’t seen Santa yet? Never fear! Here are some of the best places to see Mr. Claus in Chicago.
Criminals, evildoers and other miscreants apparently had an off day in Naperville earlier this month.
Adults who are not totally immersed inside the world of preschoolers often have a hard time figuring out or remembering what the little angels find intriguing and fun. Here’s a list of winning Christmas gifts for the little tykes.
This New Year’s Eve, take advantage of one of the many restaurant specials in Chicago. Check out this list of the best New Year’s menus, discounts, and dinner for two specials.
How better to get into the Christmas spirit than to start a new tradition by taking the whole family to a holiday-inspired wonderland? Chicago boasts some of the best family-centric Christmas events that span the entire month of December, enticing all who come to get in the celebration mood.
Amtrak had a record-breaking Thanksgiving week, carrying more than 700,000 passengers, up 2.7 percent over last year, the national rail service announced on Wednesday.
Venturing out to cut down your own Christmas tree might be one of the more iconic images of the Christmas season. Tromping through snow covered fields to find the perfect tree to bring home to your living room.
Enjoy Thanksgiving as it should be enjoyed: with friends, family and someone else cooking the meal. To avoid the stress of the holiday cooking, below are my recommendations for a fabulous family dinner. These include everything from the luxurious multi-coursed meals to the take-home dinners- all of which will make this Thanksgiving worry-free.