Sure, downtown is the shopping mecca with retail stores on the Magnificent Mile and State Street amid the luxury apartments and office skyscrapers. But it's been a backdrop for a number of movies throughout the years. And there was no shortage of drama this year. From Mother Nature spilling waves over Lake Shore Drive to a blindfolded tightrope walk, here's a look at the ten buzzworthy moments downtown. Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page.
By Leonor Vivanco, @lvivanco
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