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Holidays in the Neighborhood

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About this feature: Need some Christmas gift ideas? Struggling to find eight presents for all eight nights of Hannukah? DNAinfo Chicago’s neighborhood reporters are everywhere, which is why we can deliver the skinny on celebrating the holidays in the city, filling you in on where to go for kid-friendly activities and events in your community, how you can give back locally through volunteerism or donations and the best gifts from the mom and pop shops in your neighborhood.

Downtown »

Here are some of the adjusted hours of large stores around Chicago.

The Loop »

In an effort to lift spirits amid the Great Depression and get money flowing again—a tradition was born.

Hyde Park »

Churches are hosting pot lucks and meals for the holiday that are open to everyone.

Beverly »

The rail agency will also increase some train service on Black Friday, Metra said.

South Chicago »

Thousands of the butter turkeys, made for Thanksgiving, are produced at Danish Maid Butter Co.

Grand Crossing »

Here's a list of the schools that will have the turkeys provided by the Sabeel Pantry.