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  • Best of Museums 2014: The big stories, from 'Bowie' to orchids

    Best of Museums 2014: The big stories, from 'Bowie' to orchids
    The biggest museum story in Chicago in 2014 was, of course, the one that's on the horizon. During the year, billionaire filmmaker George Lucas chose Chicago for his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, was offered a prime lakefront site in a current Soldier Field parking lot, and put forward a building design that looks like the science-fair volcano of an obsessive "Star Wars" fan.
  • 'Rainforest Adventure' opens at the Notebaert

    'Rainforest Adventure' opens at the Notebaert
    Who among us, as the winter freeze settles in, wouldn't like to visit a rainforest about now? Second best is "Rainforest Adventure," a new exhibit at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park. Along with a full educational dose about the...

    Guide to Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: Nature just might get back to you

    Guide to Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: Nature just might get back to you
    I thought I had finally gotten over my — let's not sugarcoat it — revulsion at being in butterfly gardens. My recent stop in the ambulatory bug atrium at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum was probably my fifth in such a place, designed to...

    Farms winterize to keep farmers markets open - here's a list of markets

    Farms winterize to keep farmers markets open - here's a list of markets
    Cold and windy weather will send many farmers markets into hibernation by the end of October or the first weekend of November. But that doesn't mean farmers have stopped farming, which means not all markets will shut down. A growing number of farmers...

    Four hours in ... Lincoln Park

    Four hours in ... Lincoln Park
    There’s a reason Lincoln Park is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Chicago — and the unique shops, gorgeous parks and seemingly infinite outdoor activities are just the beginning. Here’s a list of the best ways to spend an...