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WATCH: Chicago's First Jewish Mayor Lights City's Menorah

Posted 12.11.2012 | Chicago

Much like he had done with the city's Christmas trees, Rahm Emanuel flipped the switch to light up a symbol of the holiday season Monday night in Dale...

Tree-Lighting Ceremony, Christkindlmarket Opening Tuesday

Posted 11.20.2012 | Chicago

Downtown Chicago has a bi of a new shimmer to it now that the switch was flipped on a 64-foot-tall Colorado Spruce in Daley Plaza Tuesday. Mayor Ra...

Christmas Trees Prepped At 2 Major Chicago Landmarks

Posted 10.31.2012 | Chicago

Halloween isn't even in Chicago's rearview and plans for the city's two most notable Christmas trees are already well under way. Chicagoans selecte...

Budget Grinch Downsizes City Christmas Tree

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's deep budget crisis is forcing some unusual cuts this holiday season, even to one of the most venerable traditions -- the city's Christmas tr...

Chicago's $300,000 Christmas Tree

CBS 2 | Pam Zekman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

We've all been cutting back during these tough financial times. And so has the city in the face of a $50 million budget deficit. That's why we watched...