| May 4, 2011
| 4:22 PM
WGN went behind the scenes to check out the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum's amphibians as the museum preps for its new Save the Frogs exhibit. Check out their video: ...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Deer, opossum, raccoons, rabbits, feral cats ... beavers? We talk to wildlife experts about what we can find in our backyards — and what we should do about it....
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:22 PM
What's the oldest museum in Chicago? Lincoln Park's Nature Museum, which sometimes gets overlooked by its southern neighbor, the Lincoln Park Zoo....
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:22 PM
It's just past the Lakeview border and into Lincoln Park territory, but the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is a little piece of nature that everyone on the North side can enjoy. Today, and every Thursday, the museum is free to Illinois residents. Learn...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 7:55 AM
Get ready for the 9th Annual Run for Gus 5K Run/1 Mile Walk benefiting Children's Memorial Hospital! It will take place on Thursday July 28, 2011. Please join us in the fight against pediatric brain tumors. The Run for Gus will start and finish at...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Through September 2011
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Drive
Steve Sullivan's Tips To Make Your Backyard More "Bird Friendly":
One of the things I like to do is take a common, hardy native...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Don't look now, but Maryland's state insect is fluttering away.
The Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly, named for the state's founding Calvert family, has dwindled to just a handful of places, mostly in Western Maryland. Experts worry that the butterfly,...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 12:53 PM
December 04-The Jingle Bell Run/Walk is a fun and festive way to kick off the holidays with family, friends and coworkers. Form a team, raise funds and organize your very own holiday-themed costumes. Then tie jingle bells to your shoelaces, and complete a...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 5:35 AM
There are a lot of daily deals available in Chicago that I'm excited about today, but I could not come up with a unifying theme for them. They're all over the place!
Natural pet products: $10 gets you a $20 voucher for Tasman's Natural Pet, shipping not...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:40 AM
A 14-year-old boy was killed and 13 other people were wounded by gunfire across the city Friday night into Saturday morning, including a gang-related shooting near the Lincoln Park Zoo, authorities said.
Antonio Davis, of the 8000 block of South Eberhart...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 1:54 AM
Despite the so-so economy, attendance at Chicago's museums and zoos, held steady last year.
Overall attendance at 14 area institutions was 14.4 million, virtually identical to the 2010 totals, according to the group Museums Work for Chicago.