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For Seventh Year, Woman Delivers Toys To Kids At Suburban Hospitals In this season of giving, there's one woman who has been at it for seven years, providing for hospitalized children in the north and south suburbs.
Minion Toy In Happy Meal Not Screaming Profanities, McDonald's InsistsA toy acquired by The Associated Press made a sound that could be interpreted as the phrase often abbreviated as "WTF."
West Suburban Store Owner Offers Toys To Needy FamiliesA west-suburban businessman is doing his part to make sure kids in need have toys this Christmas, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Experts: How Name-Brand And Store-Brand Batteries Stack UpCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has tips that could save you a bundle this holiday.
Hospital Cafeteria Worker Donates Hundreds Of Toys To Sick Kids A woman who works in the cafeteria of a Southeast Side hospital visited her company's children's hospital this morning and brought with her hundreds of toys.
More Than 100 Exhibitors Show Off Latest Toys And Games At Navy Pier ExpoMore than 100 exhibitors from around the world are participating in Chicago's annual toy and game expo this weekend.
Local Doctor Lists Toys That Pose Danger To KidsYou might want to check some of those Christmas presents before it's too late.
Evanston Salvation Army In Need Of StorefrontThe Evanston Salvation Army need a storefront to wrap gifts, assemble baskets and serve its clients.
Study: Black Friday Not The Best Time To Shop For ToysParents looking for the best deals on toys for their kids’ Christmas gifts can sleep in the day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday.
Best Lil’ Gift Shops In Chicago What do you get the guy or gal whose birthday you're attending that you barely know? A gift card? Too aunt-y. Socks? What are you, a creep? What you need is a trinket, my dear -- holiday tchotchkes, everyday baubles, and birthday bric-a-brac. The following are some of Chicago’s fine purveyors of them.
Top Seven Kid-Friendy Stores On Michigan Avenue Chicago’s North Michigan Avenue is the place to shop ‘til you drop. From high-end boutiques to funky fashion hotspots, there’s a shop to satisfy everyone. Even kids will find a shop or two that meets their wildest shopping dreams. Here are my top seven picks for fun and kid-friendly shops on the Magnificent Mile.