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  • The Second City's best holiday shopping advice

    The Second City's best holiday shopping advice
    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just the beginning. Welcome, Americans, to the official start of the holiday shopping season. No matter how much you all-caps the message “Christmas was invented by corporations to get consumers to spend more...
  • News and Schmooze: Traditions and health for the new year

    Happy new year everyone! We still have one more weekend to celebrate the holidays and all of our traditions. Even though I celebrate Chanukah, I do have my warm and fuzzy Christmas traditions as well. Christmas Eve means two things in my house –...
  • Moran: Celebrating Christmas in Woodstock means 6 more weeks of winter

    Moran: Celebrating Christmas in Woodstock means 6 more weeks of winter
    Even if it's closer to Christmas Day than Groundhog Day, an evening trip to Woodstock — the one in McHenry County, not the one written about by Joni Mitchell — reveals more than a few flashbacks to 1993. For example, you stumble across a...
  • Annual Winnetka holiday tree lighting illuminates Douglas fir

    Annual Winnetka holiday tree lighting illuminates Douglas fir
    Winnetka ushered in the holiday season Dec. 5 with the annual Winnetka Tree Lighting at Metra Park, across the street from Winnetka Village Hall. A Douglas fir, planted a few years ago by the Winnetka Park District, festively glowed with white lights...
  • Lenhoff: A Christmas wish for peace -- and luck

    Lenhoff: A Christmas wish for peace -- and luck
    After all the hype and hoopla, shopping and wrapping, partying and planning, Christmas Day is finally here once again. Following on the heels of the eight-day observation of Chanukah, which culminated just the other night, our homes have been full of...
  • Museum of Science and Industry opens holiday exhibit Nov. 13

     Museum of Science and Industry opens holiday exhibit Nov. 13
    People around the world celebrate the upcoming holiday season in myriad ways. The Museum of Science and Industry salutes that diversity with its colorful dual celebration, "Christmas Around the World" and "Holidays of Light." The festivities open with a...
  • Interview: This ... is Ryan Seacrest, preparing for 40

    Interview: This ... is Ryan Seacrest, preparing for 40
    Ryan Seacrest remembers when his dad turned 40. His dad's friends put a sign up outside of his home that read “Over the Hill.” It was at that moment, Seacrest recalls, that he said to himself, “Oh my God, he's really old now.” Next...
  • Christmas City decking its streets with artificial trees

    Christmas City decking its streets with artificial trees
    Christened on Christmas Eve 1741, Bethlehem comes by its Christmas City moniker honestly and markets that heritage to tourists with fresh-cut evergreen trees hanging from the downtown light posts. But look closely this year: Some of that Douglas fir may...
  • Comfort and joy at Florida resorts

    Comfort and joy at Florida resorts
    Want to have yourself a merry little Christmas at a Florida resort? No worries: Florida properties are ready for the holiday season with majestic Christmas trees, special decorations and themed activities and attractions. Here are some to check out:...
  • Black Friday no longer the kick-off of holiday discount season

    Black Friday no longer the kick-off of holiday discount season
    Like a clump of mistletoe, draining the life from its host branches, Christmas season merchandise has inched its way onto store shelves, practically bumping Jack the Ripper from his spooky post. Now, twinkling trees and sparkling snowmen have taken up...
  • The public-school calendar that stole Christmas

    The public-school calendar that stole Christmas
    Christmas Day is a federal holiday in the United States, and children in public school traditionally have the day off too. That will be true on Friday, Dec. 25, in Montgomery County, Md., schools. But theĀ  C word won’t be mentioned. In a development...