On the first day of a Chicago Christmas
Happy Christmas to you and yours. Today is the first day of a Chicago Addick's
Christmas, come back daily for the next eleven.
Michigan Avenue, The Magnificent Mile
is the cities most prestigious street. A week or so before Thanksgiving more than one million lights are switched on in the stretch between the Chicago River and Oak Street by none other than Mickey Mouse. Thousands of people come out the celebrate the tradition which started 40 years ago and signals the start of festivities in Chicago.