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Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 8 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 8 days 'til Christmas
Christmas owls? Pretty cute. These owls were made by local school children and were on display at the Metzli gallery and cultural center in Pilsen.  

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 9 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 9 days 'til Christmas
These reindeer should help Santa find his way. For the time being they are grazing on Christmas lights on Cullerton Street in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 10 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 10 days 'til Christmas
Cantinflas wishes you a Feliz Navidad. The late Mexican actor and comedian was considered the “Charlie Chaplin of Mexico.” He is depicted here in the store window of “No Manches Clothing,” 1800 W. 18th St., in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. There are 10 days ’til Christmas so don’t forget to do some shopping on... Read more »
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Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 11 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 11 days 'til Christmas
It’s so nice to receive a holiday card in the mail. These cards were made by Rosa Maria de la Vega of Cicero, Ill. She is part of a hometown club from San Bartolo, Michoacan, which raises money for cultural and community projects here and in Mexico.   Type your email address in the box... Read more »

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 14 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 14 days 'til Christmas
Try holiday shopping on 18th Street in Pilsen with its thrift stores and art galleries. One place you can visit is the Pilsen Out Post, a pop-up shop that features original work by local artists. It is open through December next to La Catrina Cafe at 1011 W. 18th St. Hours are 5 to 9... Read more »

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 15 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 15 days 'til Christmas
Found these holiday lights and presents on Morgan Street in Pilsen. Welcome to Winter Wonderland in Chicago.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.
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Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 16 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 16 days 'til Christmas
This kid is ready for Christmas. He was playing with his new present in Pilsen Sunday. Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas.

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 19 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 19 days 'til Christmas
For today’s Advent Calendar, I bring you to the Great Hall at Chicago’s Union Station. The hall was designed by Daniel Burham and is considered one of the most beautiful indoor spaces in the U.S. It looks quite festive this holiday season and it’s worth walking through to see the holiday decor. Type your email... Read more »

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 21 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 21 days 'til Christmas
I wish I had this many presents. It’s from  Christmas Around the World at the Museum of Science and Industry. Check out the more than 50 trees representing different countries. It’s a holiday delight.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and... Read more »
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Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 23 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 23 days 'til Christmas
Day two of my Advent Calendar is this nicely decorated house from Logan Square. Looks like this family is ready for Christmas. Only 23 more days.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.