It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (2011 edition, part four)

This year’s Christkindlmarkt is being assembled in Daley Plaza.  Everything from the candle-powered wonders of Christmas World to the schnitzel hut to Santa’s photo booth is being put together to delight and entertain. If you’re ever stuck for a Christmas gift, especially for an old lady, it’s a great place to find inspiration. This is the 16th year for the market, which runs from November 23rd to Christmas...

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (2011 edition, part three)

The city’s annual Christmas tree has been erected in Daley Plaza, and crews are flocking it with lights.  Gone are the days when it would be a massive affair made up of many tiered individual trees, now it is just one.  But it’s a heckuva one. The tree was donated to the city by the Spangler family of Western Springs.  The 55-foot-tree will be lit by the Spangler’s three children during the city’s lighting...

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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas (2011 edition, part 1)

The base has been put in place at Daley Plaza for the city’s official 2011 Christmas...

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Bubbling Green in Chicago
Mar17

Bubbling Green in Chicago

In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day, here’s a shot of the fountain at Daley Plaza all colored green.

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It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas (2009 Edition, Part 10)
Nov14

It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas (2009 Edition, Part 10)

The City of Chicago’s official Christmas tree is up in Daley Plaza (55 West Randolph Street).  Instead of being dozens of trees lashed together, this year it’s just one tree spotted in Mundelein by a tree scout.  Now there’s a career I’d never considered...

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