Archive for November 2015

Photos: Black Friday Protests Shutdown the Magnificent Mile Shopping District

Photos: Black Friday Protests Shutdown the Magnificent Mile Shopping District
An estimated 2000 protesters marched in the streets of Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Starting at Pioneer Court and marching north on Michigan Avenue to The Water Tower.  Many held signs calling for the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and State Attorney Anita Alvarez.... Read more »

102nd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony photos

102nd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony photos
Chicago’s 102nd Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony took place at Millennium Park on 11/24/2015. It started at 5:00 pm with Holiday music and was emceed by the father/daughter duo of Bob Jordan, WGN TV Weekend Anchor, and Karen Jordan, ABC 7 Weekend Anchor and reporter. “For more than one hundred years, Chicagoans have gathered for the annual tree lighting ceremony... Read more »

Videos: Chicagoans protesting against the Laquan McDonald shooting

Videos: Chicagoans protesting against the Laquan McDonald shooting
Warning: Videos contain STRONG language. What started out as a peaceful demonstration down streets of the South Loop and Downtown, end with at least one arrest and a clash with Police at Michigan Ave. and Roosevelt Road. Laquan McDonald shooting Protesters at Police District 1 Headquarters Laquan McDonald shooting March down State street and Michigan... Read more »
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Chicago Lights up for Paris - Candlelight Vigil for Paris Photo Video

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Chicago lights up for Paris. A candlelight vigil held at the French Consulate in Chicago at 5 p.m. Saturday 11-14-2015. Attended by Consul General of France, Vincent Floreani and many Chicagoans. #ParisPeaceVigil  

Macy's Holiday Windows on State Street: A Chicago Tradition

Macy's Holiday Windows on State Street: A Chicago Tradition
The 2015 Holiday Windows on State Street were unveiled at 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 8th 2015. This Chicago Tradition has been an annual event since since 1897. It all started with the former Marshall Fields and Company flagship Building location on State Street in The Loop of downtown Chicago. It was officially renamed Macy’s on State Street on September 9, 2006. Founded  in 1852, Marshall... Read more »