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Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

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  • 'Jessie' actress Debby Ryan appearing at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

    'Jessie' actress Debby Ryan appearing at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
    This one’s for the kids. Debby Ryan (“Jessie,” “The Suite Life on Deck”) will perform Nov. 23 at the BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade and then take part in a Radio Disney-sponsored meet-and-greet Nov....
  • Two signs winter's on way: Bitter cold, lights festival

    Two signs winter's on way: Bitter cold, lights festival
    If anyone at the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival was doubting winter’s impending arrival, they were jolted to reality Saturday by frosty temperatures and piercing winds that made for some of the chilliest November weather in recent memory. The...
  • Interview: 'Jessie' star Debby Ryan deliberately taking it slow

    Interview: 'Jessie' star Debby Ryan deliberately taking it slow
    You could say Debby Ryan is a late bloomer, by Disney Channel standards. Disney gave Ryan her first starring role in a TV series, “Jessie,” when she was 18, which may not sound old until you consider Miley Cyrus was 12 when she was cast in...
  • Getting an early read on Obama library sites

    Getting an early read on Obama library sites
    The site where Michael Reese Hospital once stood isn't much to look at, just a 37-acre swath of overgrown land in Bronzeville, behind a shoddy chain-link fence. Developers are itching to build a casino or perhaps a sports entertainment complex on the...
  • 'American Idol' finalists Haley Reinhart, Casey Abrams performing at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

    'American Idol' finalists Haley Reinhart, Casey Abrams performing at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
    "American Idol" finalists Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams will perform at the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on North Michigan Avenue November 19. The season 10 alums will hit the BMO Harris Bank Stage (401 N. Michigan) in the afternoon and perform...
  • Interview: 'American Idol' finalist Haley Reinhart coming home for the holidays

    Interview: 'American Idol' finalist Haley Reinhart coming home for the holidays
    Haley Reinhart would like to apologize to the fans who waited for her outside of the Allstate Arena in August. The Wheeling native — who hasn’t been home much since finishing third on Fox’s “American Idol” in May —...
  • Magnificent Mile Lights Festival makes a magical mile

    Magnificent Mile Lights Festival makes a magical mile
    Mickey, Minnie and Disney turned the Magnificent Mile into the Happiest Place on Earth Saturday night during the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival kickoff weekend. Activities on Pioneer Court at 401 N. Michigan Ave. began at 11 a.m. The mild but windy...
  • CM Punk wins WWE Championship, Cutler and broken thumb visit Public House, Jenny McCarthy bartends at Cuvee

    CM Punk wins WWE Championship, Cutler and broken thumb visit Public House, Jenny McCarthy bartends at Cuvee
    The day after Lockport native CM Punk won the WWE Championship at the Allstate Arena in mid-July, there were photos on TMZ of Punk celebrating with the title on the streets of Chicago. Not long after that, Punk was appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live&...
  • Winter agenda: Events for the season

    Winter agenda: Events for the season
    STAGE The Christmas Schooner Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...
  • Big crowds attend 2012 lights festival

    Big crowds attend 2012 lights festival
    Thousands of people packed North Michigan Avenue Saturday evening for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival. The Tree Lighting Parade featured more than 40 floats, starting at Oak Street and Michigan Avenue at proceeding south on Michigan Avenue to...
  • Suspect in Mag Mile stabbing had 60 arrests, 9 felony convictions

    Suspect in Mag Mile stabbing had 60 arrests, 9 felony convictions
    Just one day after attending a meeting to reintroduce felons into their communities, a recent parolee with a decades-long rap sheet and history of violence stabbed an Oak Brook doctor during an attempted holdup at a Gold Coast restaurant over the weekend,...