#Christmas

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Nintendo might be releasing a mini-Super NES in time for Christmas

Last week, Nintendo broke the news that it had officially discontinued the NES Classic Edition, its super popular, super hard-to-find miniature NES with built-in games. Now, Eurogamer has reported that the Japanese gamemaker is getting ready to take the n

Business & Finance | Mo' Money

Brexit, pound's plunge bring a UK shopping discount

Online shoppers can save 10 to 20 percent, and may even get free shipping

Family & Parenting | Kids

20 Things To Do On Christmas Day

Who says you have to hang out at home all day on Christmas? You've got all week to play with those new toys, so get out there and explore with family and friends. Here's where to go.

Food & Drink | Food

20 Crowd-Pleasing Breakfast Casseroles for Christmas Morning — Recipes from The Kitchn | The Kitchn

Christmas morning is always a feast for the senses. The smell of the tree, the hum of holiday music, and now, the rich and welcoming smell of a fresh-out-of-the-oven casserole. From an updated ham and cheese casserole — filled with fluffy eggs, pancetta

Music | Music

The Beatles - Christmas Record 1963

HO ! GOOD KING WENCELAS LOOKED OUT ON THE FEAST OF STEPHEN, HO ! AS THE SLOW RAY ROUND ABOUT DEEP AND CRISP AND CRISPY. BRIGHTLY SHOW THE BOOT LAST NIGHT ON ...

Entertainment | Cult/underground movies

Santa Claus (1959) full movie

In a battle of good vs. evil, Lucifer sends his trusted demon Pitch to earth in an attempt to corrupt children and get rid of Santa Claus. José Elías Moreno ...

History | Culture

The December Dilemma | Jlife

Here it is, coming around the bend. That magical—yet somewhat frustrating—time of year we affectionately call Christma-kkah. It can be tough. The American holiday season has evolved—for better or worse—into a highly-commercialized, sugary-sweet present-fest. Kids run around barely able to contain their excitement.

History | History

Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914

Exactly a century ago, the men in the trenches heard something unusual: singing

Food & Drink | Food

Why American Jews Eat Chinese Food on Christmas

If there’s a single identifiable moment when Jewish Christmas—the annual American tradition where Jews overindulge on Chinese food on December 25—transitioned from kitsch into codified custom, it was during Supreme Court Justice Ele

Entertainment | Television

First Coca-Cola Polar Bear Commercial Turns 20

Visual effects artist Todd Shifflett from Rhythm & Hues reflects on the technologically groundbreaking 1993 ad, 'Northern Lights.'

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

Top Chicagoland neighborhoods for holiday lights

Holidays don't get any more festive than in the month of December, when decorations celebrating Christmas and Hanukkah spring up all around the city and suburbs. Some people in specific neighborhoods (hello, Lincolnwood!) have been adorning their houses f

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

10 new holiday doughnuts at Chicago doughnut shops

Peppermint, eggnog, cranberry and other holiday-flavored doughnuts are available at Chicago doughnut shops

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Naughty Or Nice, You'll Still Have to Wait At The Walnut Room

Welcome back to The Gatekeepers, a feature in which we roam the city meeting the fine ladies and gentlemen that stand between you and some of your favorite impossible-to-get tables.

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Parson's Chicken and Fish ice skating rink

Parson's wants you to have some hot chicken with your cold ice skates.

Recipes | COOKIES

The Prettiest Christmas Cookies Ever (and They're Gluten Free) | Epicurious.com

Dietary restrictions are the worst, especially around the holidays when all you want is cookies, cakes, and pies galore. With Thanksgiving behind us, Christmas cookie baking is in full swing, and we want to make sure there's something for everyone. That's

Miscellaneous | Chicago Events

Christkindlmarket Chicago opens today

Christkindlmarket Chicago opens Friday morning in Daley Plaza.

Miscellaneous | Chicago Events

Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon opening soon

Lace up your ice skates. You could be the next Shani Davis , the Chicago-native Olympic speedskater.