Chicago Seeks 'Destination' Status With New Year's Eve Mega-Event“Chi-Town Rising” is considered the first-of-its-kind event for the Second City. Instead of New York’s giant glitter ball in Times Square, a star will rise at midnight along the west tower of the Hyatt Regency Chicago, organizers said.
Chicago's Top Cop Ties The Knot With LawyerGarry McCarthy, a New York City native, married Chicago personal injury lawyer Kristin Barnette on New Year’s Eve Wednesday.
Plenty Of Safe Alternatives To Driving Home After Celebrating New YearCBS 2’s Mike Parker reports staggering to the car should not be an option, there are other ways to do it and they’re safe.
Chicagoans Get Ready To Ring In New YearCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports safety is definitely being emphasized at Navy Pier, along with all the celebrating.
Business Ballooning For River West Party Supply Store On NYEThis is the biggest day of the year for Doolin's, the River West party supply store founded in the 1950s.
Experts Say New Year's Eve A Great Time To Buy A CarAs the hours of 2014 dwindle down to a precious few, car dealers are scrambling to meet year-end sales quotas and sell off inventories to save on taxes.
Best Holiday Destinations For SinglesThe best way to prevent a Blue Christmas is to visit one of the best holiday destinations in America for singles.
A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years'How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?
Police: Des Plaines Man Stabbed His Father During NY Eve FightJohn H. Reardon, 20, of the 900 block of East Rose Ave. in Des Plaines stabbed 62-year-old James Reardon, of the same address, about 9:45 p.m. on Dec. 31, according to a report from Des Plaines police.
Snow Doesn't Worry Chicago Bar OwnersThings are bustling inside Four Farthings Tavern & Grill in Lincoln Park. Owner John Corry is answering phones every few minutes, confirming reservations and making new ones.
Palos Park's Top Cop Offers To Be Designated Driver A south suburban police chief wants residents to get home safely this New Year's Eve, and he's even giving out his own cellphone for those who might need a ride home after a night of partying.
Supt. McCarthy Urges New Year's Eve Party-Goers To Stay SafeAs you finalize New Year's Eve plans, Chicago's top cop reminds you to figure out how you'll get home, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.