They are putting up the stands and the barricades today, making ready for the one million people, give or take, coming to watch tomorrow the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade make its way down Michigan Avenue.Think back, way back and imagine the delight that must have been felt by the fur-clad
This being "the most wonderful time of the year," Eight Forty-Eight got into the holiday spirit all hour long thanks to DJ Dustin Drase.Drase has been spinning records in Chicago for over 15 years, so he had some unique vinyl squirreled away in his collection.
Believe it or not, every theater company in Chicago was not doing a holiday play--but many were. Now some of the productions are like the holidays themselves--filled with promise and anticipation, only to make theatergoers wish it was January already!
Chicago may not have an ocean, but we do have Lake Michigan. We are a maritime city. This is one day to remember that tradition, with the story of the Christmas Tree ships.Around the turn of the 20th Century, the German custom of decorating Christmas trees was taking hold in Chicago.