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  • Nature Museum: the zoo’s ignored cousin?

     
    What's the oldest museum in Chicago? Lincoln Park's Nature Museum, which sometimes gets overlooked by its southern neighbor, the Lincoln Park Zoo....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Tuesday's Chicago deals: animal, natural, practical

    Tuesday's Chicago deals: animal, natural, practical
    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...