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  • Eschew on this: The grand marshal of world-weariness says it’s OK to hate parades and stay home

     
    Friday's print column Chicago’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at noon Saturday from the intersection of Balbo and Columbus Drives in Grant Park and head north about half a mile to Monroe Drive. You couldn’t pay me......
  • '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”...
  • Sighting: Obama's McCormick Place rally leaves celeb supporters star-struck

    Sighting: Obama's McCormick Place rally leaves celeb supporters star-struck
    Barack Obama once again seemed to have a firm grip on the Hollywood vote during this year's election, so it's no surprise that stars came out to support the president Tuesday at his election night rally at McCormick Place. And because, to them, there...
  • The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

    The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
    Channel your inner child and kick off the holiday season right with the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival! ┬áCome down early and enjoy the seasonal buzz of the city by strolling the window displays at Macy’s (http://www.visitmacyschicago.com/events....
  • 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,...
  • Stabbing victim's relative: 'I started screaming'

    Stabbing victim's relative: 'I started screaming'
    The 67-year-old man stabbed at a North Michigan Avenue hotel Saturday night had been downtown with seven family members for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, his niece said. A second man was also injured in the attack while trying to keep the...