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Holidays in Chicago

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Are you looking for new, quirky and festive things to do in Chicago this holiday season? Bet you won't find anything quite like this... more

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We all have a friend who absolutely loves hosting a party! This year spoil them with a gift that will make their parties even better. From salt shot glasses to candles, this gift guide has it all. more

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Gift Guide for the Music Enthusiast

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For those struggling to find the perfect holiday gift for their music loving, concert going someone in their life, this guide is here to lend a helping hand! more

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Finding the perfect gift is never easy. Chicago Woman has put together several gift guides based on the interests of those special people in your life. Gift well, gift thoughtfully, gift with style! more

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We all have friends or family members in our life who are fashionable, and they can be the hardest to shop for. So what to buy the woman who has everything fashion-forward? Stick to the staples and shop our gift guide for the fashionista! more

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Looking for the gift that keeps on giving each month? Subscription Boxes are the way to go this holiday season! more

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Many of Chicago's bars and restaurants are offering specialty themed cocktails to toast the holiday season. more

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On December 11, Dose Market will be putting on its 6th annual HoliDose, a special market held specifically for the holiday season. more

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Boodles Proper British Gin hosted A Proper Christmas Dinner in a few select U.S. cities to showcase their Mulberry Gin. more

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If you are dreading the forced togetherness of the holidays, the lifestyle interrogations, or just the annoying aunts, I’m here to help. Here are the top five @Bigkidproblems approved ways to survive the holidays. more

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If you're more on the entertaining than the sipping side of things, there's a Chicago-based startup that can help you offer quality libations minus the assistance of a bartender. more

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Budgeting for holiday vacations can be hard, especially in addition to holiday gifts. Don't worry about costly hotels with the new HomeExchange program. more

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Places all over Chicago are starting to kick-off the holiday season by participating in an annual lighting ceremony. Take your friends and family to these places in celebration of the holidays! more

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Not wanting to stay home all weekend but unsure of what to do? Fear not! Chicago Woman is here to assist. more

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Chicago has no shortage of festive happenings around town. Chicago Woman's editors picked a few of our favorites you should attend this year. more

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Lush Wine & Spirits owner Mitch Einhorn shares his top five go-to uses for brandy that will last you through New Year's and beyond. more

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Check out our ideas for saving time and setting the mood during this busy holiday season! more

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Tom Kehoe

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Tom Kehoe, President of Kehoe Designs, is known as one of the best event production leaders in Chicago. Here’s his advice for the holidays. more

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Andrea Schwartz

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Here’s how Andrea Schwartz keeps the holiday tradition of the lighting of the Great Tree in the Walnut Room magical. more

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The Stylist, Mel Muoio

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Mel Muoio, Stylist and Style Director for Levy Restaurants, has all the tips on how to be effortlessly stylish this holiday season. more

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