Palmer House Hilton

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The $100 Margarita At Potter’s Lounge At Palmer House Hilton

If margaritas were big back in the 1800s, Potter Palmer himself, and perhaps only a few others in his mega-rich strata, could afford the cocktail currently being offered at his namesake bar.



Best Chicago Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving

Forget cooking on Thanksgiving and head to one of the best Chicago restaurants open on turkey day.


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Waiter Who Served Presidents, Movie Stars Honored With Special Luncheon

The Palmer House Hilton rolled out the red carpet and gave star treatment today, not to a movie star or dignitary from a foreign country, but to a banquet waiter who recently retired after 53 years.


Protesters shut down Monroe Street downtown to protest the ALEX meeting. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Demonstrators Shut Down Monroe Street Outside ALEC Meeting

About 500 demonstrators have shut down Monroe Street in front of the Palmer House Hilton – protesting the American Legislative Exchange Council meeting at the hotel.


Mitt Romney

Romney In Rosemont: ‘I’m An Economic Heavyweight’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a crack about the purported Chicago tradition of voting early and often Friday, as he campaigned at a restaurant in Rosemont.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

Tuba Christmas at Palmer House Hilton

Palmer House Hosts “Tuba Christmas”

A standing-room-only crowd filled the Grand Ballroom of the Palmer House Saturday for a Chicago tradition — Tuba Christmas.

WBBM Newsradio–12/18/2010

Megan Duskey

Grief Counselors At School After Teacher Dies

Grief counselors will be on hand at a Far Southeast Side elementary school Monday morning, helping students cope with the loss of a special education teacher.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2010