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  • The 2011 Run For Gus 5K held by the Young Associates Board

    The 2011 Run For Gus 5K held by the Young Associates Board
    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...
  • June 10: Midday Fix - Animal Architecture

    June 10: Midday Fix - Animal Architecture
    Nature's Architects Through September 2011 Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Drive Chicago www.naturemuseum.org 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...
  • Chicago's overall museum attendance holds steady

    Chicago's overall museum attendance holds steady
    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. Some...
  • Top 5 hikes in the Chicago area

    What better way to celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, the American Hiking Society's annual celebration of the country's trails, than to go out on one? Here are my top picks for a nice hike, by category: Solitude Beverly Lake/Spring Creek...
  • Chicago's Very Own, Endangered species photography

    A woman from Glenview, Ill., has turned her hobby of photographing birds into a thriving organization. Carol Freeman's pictures are important for more than their beauty. Her goal is to help the environment.   For more information on Carol Freeman,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Apr. 20: Midday Fix - Make Your Own Upside-Down Tomato Planter

    Apr. 20: Midday Fix - Make Your Own Upside-Down Tomato Planter
    There are many ways you can add green space to small, urban areas; an upside-down tomato planter is just one example of an efficient and functional way to grow a variety of edible herbs and veggies. Basics of Making: There are different types of upside-...
  • October 26 - 30

    Horrorbles - Weird Chicago - Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Monday, October 26 Horrorbles Berwyn (708) 484-7370 www.horrorbles.com Tuesday, October 27 Weird Chicago Tours 1-888-446-7859 weirdchicago.com Wednesday, October 28 Peggy Notebaert...
  • 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...