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A Holiday Tradition Comes to a Close
Chicago / Favorites / Music / Television

A Holiday Tradition Comes to a Close

Photo Credit: Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune For 30 years, Darlene Love has been singing “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” on David Letterman’s late night talk show. She always performs it live, a few days before Christmas. But Letterman is retiring in Spring 2015, so tonight is the last night Ms. Love will perform the song … Continue reading

Too Good to Eat
Candy / Culinary Arts / Literary Arts / Literature

Too Good to Eat

Photo credit: Sassy Beautimus/Pinterest According to Smithsonian Magazine, the Germans invented heart-shaped cookies called Lebkuchen. These gingerbread treats are frosted with sweet messages, such as “Alles was ich brauch bist du” (All I need is you). The idea of the gingerbread house probably originated in Germany as well. It is likely the gingerbread houses were … Continue reading