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By Rachelle Bowden in News on Dec 22, 2006 2:24AM


  1. Daley has been given the Ebenezer award for removing the film The Nativity Story from the list of sponsors of Christkindlmarket market. A local religious group plans to set up a DVD player and TV down there to show the Nativity Story movie trailer. Take that, Daley!
  2. No surprise, many Chicago restaurants are still serving foie gras.
  3. Not going to be a white Christmas. We're having the longest snow-free spell since 1993.
  4. Already? Tank violated his probation.
  5. Ice Bar: Mobbed up?
  6. This Chicagoist-style S-T headline says it all: "Cubs woo Dave Matthews despite poo."
  7. The Trib is using RedEye to scoop itself and drive readers to the Sunday paper.
  8. Thirty-three percent of Americans have never heard of Barack Obama.
  9. Kanye and Common's toy giveaway for kids may be halted because of politics.
  10. Apparently, the suit against the city for arresting those protesters during the Gay Games is going forward.
  11. Sketchcore is playing The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival on Saturday, January 6, at 10 p.m.
  12. Go have brunch at Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro on Christmas Eve between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., and while you're eating, they'll wrap your gifts for free. If you do tip them, the money will go to Lakeview Pantry.

"Chriskindlmarket Lights" via artamnesia.