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Holiday Guide 2015

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Need some Christmas gift ideas? Struggling to find eight presents for all eight nights of Hannukah? DNAinfo Chicago's local reporters are in nearly every corner of the city, which is why we can deliver the skinny on celebrating the holidays [deleted words], 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.

North Center »

North Center's Irish Christmas Market leads the weekend's holiday events.

Bridgeport »

Halsted Street has the goods for your holiday shopping needs.

Gold Coast »

Gold Coast-based gifting site Curate Chicago crafts gift boxes featuring locally made goods.

West Ridge »

From kosher bakeries and butcher shops to where to make your own menorah, we've got you covered.

Lincoln Square »

The weekend is full of holiday fun from Lycee Francais' French Market to Martyrs' devilish Krampus Fest.

North Center »

"Collect" all 12 at Mrs. Murphy's Irish Bistro and Murphy's Bleachers to win Cubs rooftop beer fest tix.

Ravenswood »

Saturday's Ravenswood Holiday Walk features a visit from Santa and cash back for shopping local.

Downtown »

You can get a drink, pick up gifts and have fun at these Chicago holiday markets and fairs.

Downtown »

Want to make sure your dog is really walked? Make sure to tip the help. And it's the nice thing to do.

Downtown »

From Rogers Park to Beverly, we've got you covered. 

Beverly »

Shopping in the neighborhood this holiday season will yield an eclectic mix of gifts.

Hyde Park »

Check out our selection of the best gifts you're unlikely to find outside of Hyde Park.

Lincoln Park »

You don't need to leave Lincoln Park to find thoughtful, well-crafted gifts this holiday season.

Lincoln Square »

Skip the mall and shop small in the neighborhoods this holiday season.