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What do Chicagoans Want for the Holidays?

We planted our camera at various locations throughout the loop this past weekend to find out what Chicagoans want for the Holidays. Check out the video below and maybe steal some ideas for that last minute Christmas shopping!

What does acityinthemidwest want for the holidays? That’s easy – more amazing shows to cover, more readers to keep the blog growing, and a Bulls march back to the finals (<3 you D.Rose).

We hope you get everything you’re asking for this holiday season as well.


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One of a Kind Show December 1-4 @ Merchandise Mart

The One of a Kind Show and Sale was in Chicago this past weekend for the 11th annual Holiday shopping event with thousands of gifts from all over the country. The show provided a wide array of handmade gift items from 600+ artists, including paintings, purses, ornaments, and just about everything you can think of. In addition to the one-of-a-kind shopping, attendees were given the opportunity to speak with the artists individually, attend artist talks, join in crafting workshops, and enjoy gourmet treats, fashions shows and live music. Truly a four day spectacular, and I got the chance to document some of the gems. Check out a full set of pics after the jump!

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