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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

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  • Back to nature…or at least the nature museum…

     
    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...
  • Family vacation hot spots in Chicago

    Family vacation hot spots in Chicago
    - Field Museum. Chicago's natural history museum, the Field Museum houses the world's most complete T-rex - sweetly named Sue - as well as exhibits on African animals, underground bugs and Native Americans. Every age group gets involved. - John G....
  • Steeped in history, Old Town beckons home buyers with many fresh qualities

    Steeped in history, Old Town beckons home buyers with many fresh qualities
    There's a vintage house in Old Town with a fascinating link to the Chicago Fire. It went up just after that 1871 blaze, and like numerous other Old Town homes was built from a kit of construction materials and lumber. Some of the lumber was burned wood...
  • Garden smarts for free

    Wish you could get a little more gardening know-how under your belt, but feel reluctant to part with your hard-earned cash to do so? Save your budget for spring planting. We went looking around the Chicago area and found that there's a lot of garden...
  • Chicago Gardener: Dividing irises

    Chicago Gardener: Dividing irises
    If a clump of iris bloomed less this year, it may be crowded. The cure is to divide the clump -- and August is the time. Wait until the leaves yellow. Then dig up the clump with a garden fork. Examine the fat underground rhizomes closely for evidence they...
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  • Exhibit reveals rare glimpse into architect’s private world

     
    The paintings in Philip Enquist’s exhibit—mostly excerpts from his personal travel journals—show a softer side to one of Chicago’s best-known architects....
  • Reptile lovers show off exotic pets

     
    Stinkeye the bearded dragon and Leu the sinaloan milk snake were only two of about 30 animal attendees at the monthly meeting of the Herpetological Society, which aims to help dispel myths about cold-blooded creatures....
  • Nature Museum saves the frogs

     
    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:  ...