CTA Holiday Train
A gale wind blows freezing rain into your face as you fight your way down a crowded December street, the gloomy overcast skies giving way to an afternoon nightfall. It’s been an especially bad day: your significant other seems significantly more interested in others lately, your boss seems wont to emulate Ebenezer Scrooge, circa chapter one, and your mother’s not happy with you—your mother’s never happy with you. You shuffle onto the El platform, eyes down amongst the Uggs and Naughty Monkeys. Just. Let. This. Day. Be. Over. Then, you hear it first, the joyful din of your fellow travelers, the sound of the…sleigh bells? Then you see, a wondrous, unexpected sight: your train is decorated on all sides by thousands and thousands of lights. Red bows, garlands, candy canes and wait—there’s Santa, being pulled into the station on his own flatbed car. What were you so unhappy about anyway? Hello Bedford Falls! Merry Christmas!
Christkindlmarket Chicago in Daley Plaza
118 North Clark
Best of Chicago 2010