In this Dec. 8, 1987, file photo, Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Lee Smith works against the San Francisco Giants during a baseball game, in Chicago. (Bob Fila /AP File Photo)

Former Chicago Cubs, White Sox Players Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Lee Smith and Harold Baines both debuted in Chicago during the 1980 season. Smith began with the Cubs and went on to record 478 saves whiles Baines started out with the White Sox and had 2,866 hits.

Chicago cookbooks

Holiday Gift Recommendations: Cookbooks for The Chicago-Loving Chef

Chicago is a great food city, and, over the years, we've produced a bounty of cookbooks. Local chefs, restaurants, organizations – even baseball teams and politicians – have gotten in on the action.

Arthur and friends celebrating in the snow.

Elwood City Celebrates!

Deck the halls and celebrate the holidays with Arthur and all his friends in an adventure around Elwood City. Choose from games, coloring pages, videos, stories, dress-up, or scrapbooking and learn about each holiday!

FTD Holiday Happenings Bouquet

Celebrate the Holidays with Fresh Flowers

Celebrate any occasion with fresh flowers. Send an arrangement to a friend or family member for that special gift or holiday or just because. WTTW Members receive 15% off any purchase at FTD.

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