Christmas

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Pop-up Bar Coming to Chicago

Hands down my favorite Christmas movie ever...and it's coming to Chicago in the form of a pop-up bar! YES!!! Country bar Houndstooth Saloon in Wrigleyville will be going Griswold on November 17th! According to Houndstooth, their bar front will be turned into the Griswold family's living room, with...
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FIRST LOOK: Build-A-Bear's 80's Themed Holiday Bears

This holiday season Build-A-Bear is giving us all kinds of old school feels! Their exclusive holiday bears will be all about some of our fave 80's movies! Check it out: Merry Clarkmas! The stuffer was full—which is how we’re able to bring you the National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Movie Bear...
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Merry Coffee: Starbucks Kicking Off Holiday Season with New Cups & Menu Items!

It's the news you've been patiently waiting for now that the holiday season has commenced (they're playing Christmas music already) -- Starbucks' holiday menu is returning with new menu items and new cups! The Seattle-based-coffee chain debuted four new designs for their seasonal cups, which will...
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ChristkindlMarket Returning with Iconic Boot Mugs in Tow

We never thought we'd be this excited to say that the boot is back. For the first time in four years, the iconic Christkindlmarket boot is returning to Chicago! Organizers for the annual event made the announcement on Tuesday writing: We are excited to bring back the popular boot shape in three...
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These Cups Will Save You From Awkward Family Conversations This Holiday Season

Hefty Party Cups are here to help you dodge those awkward family questions this holiday season.
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Ho Ho Ho! Freeform Releases "25 Days of Christmas" Lineup

Freeform is decking the halls with its annual "25 Days of Christmas" programming. They're making a schedule, and we're checking it twice to make sure we don't miss any of the original offerings and classic holiday films! The most exciting is the highly anticipated The Fosters reunion which brings...
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CBS Announces Holiday Lineup With Favorites Like 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' and 'Frosty'

Given that it's supposed to snow in Chicago overnight, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. It's never too early to start Christmas celebrations, and that means making plans to watch holiday classic films. CBS released its full schedule with favorites like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,...
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Extravagant Christmas Pop-Up Bar Santa Baby Returning to Wrigleyville This Holiday Season

Wrigleyville is once again turning into a winter wonderland to ensure that you have a merry and boozy holiday season. Santa Baby (3505 N Clark Street) is coming to town Wednesday, November 20th, with its two-story, over-the-top, immersive Christmas bar. In addition, they'll have a second outpost...
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Get Festive at These Decked Out Christmas Pop-Up Bars in Chicago!

If you're lacking the Christmas spirit this year, there is an easy solution: Christmas pop-up bars! There has been quite an increase in festive bars in the city that are decked out in Christmas lights and decorations and feature themed-cocktails. After going to some of these it's become very clear...
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Netflix is Ready for the Holidays With These Original Movies and TV Shows!

It's beginning to look a lot like Netflix. Netflix is giving the Hallmark Channel a run for their money with their holiday programming rollout. The streaming service festively announced a lineup of holiday movies and TV shows, all of which are originals. Holiday programming starts streaming on...
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