Posts Tagged “Christmas”

Twentieth Anniversary of Shop with a Cop – December 14, 2019

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Twentieth Anniversary of Shop with a Cop – December 14, 2019

Twentieth Anniversary of Shop with a Cop – December 14, 2019 Twenty years ago, a group of Hoffman Estates Police Officers started a project to bring gifts and food to families in need during the Holiday Season. Seeing the faces of these children and their families change from despair to joy, the Officers pledged to…

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Intercontinental Chicago offers Windy City Wonderland with holiday programs and packages

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Intercontinental Chicago offers Windy City Wonderland with holiday programs and packages INTERCONTINENTAL CHICAGO HOTEL TRANSFORMS INTO A WINDY CITY WONDERLAND WITH UNIQUE HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING AND PACKAGES. From a Milk & Cookie hotline that allows guests to text Santa Claus to a “Letters to Santa” station in the lobby, the iconic Chicago hotel is rolling out all…

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Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush

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Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush

Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush As the calendar approaches the Christmas holidays, men experience a transformation, turning into addled, confused zombies desperately searching for the last-minute gift for their wives, girlfriends and significant others. Although the retail business has a name for every experience, they haven’t figured this male zombie shopper…

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Have we lost our family focus this holiday season?

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Have we lost our family focus this holiday season?

Have we lost our family focus this holiday season? Christmas isn’t about family any more. It’s about commerce, money and spending. And that’s too bad. It’s a holiday season that should be enjoyed by families with a focus on families, not on spending money By Ray Hanania Next week will be Christmas and I bet…

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Pappas displays Christmas trees from around the world

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Pappas displays Christmas trees from around the world

Pappas displays Christmas trees from around the world Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas’ office is decorated with more than 90 Christmas trees and holiday displays for 15th year.  “Christmas Trees from Around the World” highlights different traditions for the holiday season representing every ethnic and national group More than 90 Christmas trees and religious displays that…

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Christmas holidays shoved down our throats

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Christmas holidays shoved down our throats

Christmas holidays shoved down our throats It’s not even three weeks till Thanksgiving and stores are already pushing and promoting Christmas. Don’t you think it’s just too soon? Maybe we should enjoy the Fall and also Thanksgiving before we start focusing on the Christmas holidays. By Ray Hanania You don’t have to be Christian to…

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