Chicago ‘s Finest Glow for the Holidays pt one

As a special treat, I am giving my readers a small taste of life in the big city. Chicago is a major tourist mecca and no where is this more true than the places that pamper tourists and business people when they visit here. Naturally, all of the major hotels put on their holiday best for the season. So whether you are trimming a tree or lighting a menorah, enjoy these sights from the lobby of the legendary Drake Hotel.

all photography is by Jennifer Hedrick

 

what a gorgeous tree in the lobby of the Drake Hotel

a picturesque village at christmas time

the menorah reminds of the Macabees and the miracle of the oil lasting eight nights

beautiful poinsettias  remind me of my late mother

The elegant Palm Court is the perfect place for afternoon tea and treats after shopping on the Mag Mile

 

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About chitownstarconnections

Melanie Christy is am actress/singer who came to Chicago to pursue her dreams of acting. Coming from a small town in Ohio she has been enjoying the things that city life has to offer like great cuisine from all parts of the globe, parties with great people including celebrities, gorgeous fashions and of course fun! Follow her, read her blog and learn about all the amazing adventures you can be a part of throughout Chicagoland! Jennifer Hedrick is the photographer and techie for our blogs. She was born and raised here in Chicago. Her love of photography started when she was a child. She has photographed many celebs, events, fashion shows and more. She also considers herself a bit of a foodie and loves food porn. Her other loves include her nieces and nephews, animals and the shows Castle, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Grey's Anatomy and Scandal.
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