CBS first aired the televised holiday special in 1973. The message still shines, but some characters and scenes feel a little dated.
Terry Luc and Gerry Luc included a water tower bearing the words “Save Ferris” like a real one nearby was painted for the 1986 movie by John Hughes, who grew up in Northbrook.
It takes three months to ready the festive rail cars, which will start picking up passengers Nov. 24.
Lake View’s Berlin Nightclub closes its doors after four decades: ‘The music is silenced and our dreams are now memories’
The nightclub owners cited ‘expenses of increased security, insurance and licensing, equipment, rent and more’ as some of the reasons for the closure.
Whether you’re looking for holiday songs, ice skating or a tea party, there’s a whole lot to do in Chicago right now. This curated list will jumpstart your planning.
Entertainment or evidence of a criminal enterprise? Drill rap takes center stage in FBG Duck murder trial.
Jurors were shown videos released by rapper King Von, who allegedly placed a bounty on FBG Duck and was later gunned down in another shooting in Atlanta.
The departure of Mei Xiang, Tian Tian and their cub Xiao Qi Ji at the National Zoo means the only giant pandas left in the United States are at the Atlanta Zoo. The first live panda seen in the United States arrived at Brookfield Zoo in 1937.
The founder of Last Chapter Book Shop in the city’s Roscoe Village area says about 2,500 customers each week visit the emporium devoted to romance novels.
The De La Cruz family’s tree in Darien was picked this year out of 100 applicants to stand in Millennium Park starting Nov. 17.
The Bensenville wrecking yard where “that old car is worth money,” is set to close Nov. 30 after nearly 80 years.