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LOOK: Here's Chicago's 100th Christmas Tree

Posted 11.25.2013 | Chicago

Tree hunting may be a ways off for most people, but the City of Chicago has already picked out its Christmas evergreen of choice. Monday, city offi...

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...

Cardinal Weighs In On Christmas vs. Holiday Tree 'Debate'

Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago

Just weeks after Chicago's first-ever Jewish mayor Rahm Emanuel flipped the switch on the city's 55-foot holiday tree in Daley Plaza, Cardinal Francis...

Voting Opens To Choose Chicago's 2011 Christmas Tree

Posted 12.18.2011 | Chicago

The city of Chicago is asking residents to help choose which of three Colorado Spruce trees will be displayed in Daley Plaza for the 2011 holiday seas...

97th Annual Daley Plaza Tree Lighting Ceremony Today

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It will begin to look a lot like Christmas as the city's official tree lighting takes place Wednesday evening. This evening, Mayor Daley, actress Joa...

WANTED: Big Christmas Tree For Daley Plaza

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago officials looking for the perfect Christmas tree to grace Daley Plaza say that time is running short – and so are the tr...

69th Annual Christmas Around The World And Holidays Of Light

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Museum of Science and Industry has officially decked the halls with boughs of holly. MSI is kicking off the holiday season with their 69th annual...

WATCH: Family Explains History Of New Daley Plaza Christmas Tree

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A McHenry family has won Chicago's Christmas tree contest--and their 70-foot blue spruce is now on its way to Chicago's Daley Plaza. After years of ...

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...