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  • Season of lights, lights and more lights: 'Illumination,' MSI and others

    Season of lights, lights and more lights:  'Illumination,' MSI and others
    These days, the main floor of the Museum of Science and Industry is a little bit like a Christmas tree lot, but without the smell of evergreens, the giant ball of twine or the sketchy dude in the Carhartt jacket. In a long-running holiday tradition, the museum's "Christmas Around the World" has more than 50 faux Christmas trees set up, decorated to represent more than 50 countries around the globe — no matter what proportion of their populations actually celebrates Christmas.
  • Oak Brook had losses, gains, protests and compromises in 2014

    Oak Brook had losses, gains, protests and compromises in 2014
    Oh what a year it was in Oak Brook, with protests for minimum wage, a tragic death, a high school district topping TV newscasts and major renovations at a local institution. Join us as we look back at the top stories of 2014. District 86 negotiations...

    Christkindlmarket venue is too small for crowds

    I had the pleasure of visiting Chicago over Thanksgiving and was excited to attend the Christkindlmarket in Daley Plaza. We were there before it opened on Saturday and filled in the wait with a trip to see the windows and tree at Macy’s. We got back...

    Christkindlmarket's Old World charm returns

     Christkindlmarket's Old World charm returns
    The red-and-white-striped huts on Daley Plaza are a sure sign that Christkindlmarket Chicago, the nearly monthlong European-style outdoor market, has arrived for the holidays, offering a potpourri of seasonal gifts, cuisine and entertainment....

    Christkindlmarket Chicago set for another holiday run

     Christkindlmarket Chicago set for another holiday run
    Christkindlmarket Chicago opens Friday morning in Daley Plaza. The open-air festival, modeled after the Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg, Germany, is the largest authentic outdoor German holiday market in the United States, according to organizers....