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.
Forget cooking on Thanksgiving and head to one of the best Chicago restaurants open on turkey day.
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.
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.
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.
A standing-room-only crowd filled the Grand Ballroom of the Palmer House Saturday for a Chicago tradition — Tuba Christmas.
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.