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.

07/01/2014

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Best Chicago Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving

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

11/06/2013

Restaurant Generic

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.

09/25/2013

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.

08/08/2013

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