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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...

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...

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...