3 Things To Do On Christmas EveFrom Christmas markets to twinkling storefronts and holiday light displays, there's a variety of ways to celebrate Christmas Eve in Chicago.
Time Is Ticking For Last Minute ShoppersThe National Retail Federation estimates that the typical American will spend more than $1,000 shopping for Christmas in 2018. It all adds up to about 720 billion dollars.
Metra's 'Family Fares' Program Runs During HolidayUp to three kids accompanied by an adult may ride for free during the period.
Toy Depository Still In Need Of Many ToysThe Chicago Toy Depository is still in need of about 600 more gifts to help 900 children across Cook County.
Santa Tracker NORAD Still Working Despite Government ShutdownNORAD said the 1,500 who operate the trackers are volunteers and the shutdown will not affect them.
Snow Totals For Christmas Eve 2017
Conception Calculator: How to Estimate the Date You Were Conceived—And What Was Happening 9 Months PriorIt's always both a fun and odd exercise to imagine what your parents were doing, in a broad sense, nine months before you born. Remember, it is roughly 266 days between conception and birth, on average.
Cardinal Cupich Holds First Midnight Mass As CardinalAt Holy Name Cathedral, early Saturday morning, Cardinal Blase Cupich led his first Christmas Eve mass as cardinal.
Englewood Grandmother Receives A Holiday SurpriseAnd in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, a grandmother of 10 got a very special Christmas Eve surprise.
Cupich Spends Christmas Eve At Lurie Children's HospitalThe cardinal traveled from room to room, praising the children and their parents for their bravery. He also thanked doctors, nurses, and staff for their hard work during the holidays.
Still Need A Tree? Some Lots Open In Chicago On Christmas EveSome people in Chicago were still buying Christmas Trees on Christmas Eve; some looking for bargains, some by tradition.
Falling Gas Prices Make For Record Number Of Holiday TravelersTriple A declares this year's to be the busiest holiday for travel ever.