RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Garfield Park Conservatory

A collection of news and information related to Garfield Park Conservatory published by this site and its partners.

Top Garfield Park Conservatory Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014

    Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014
    If you've ever tried to go to, say, Shedd Aquarium or the Museum of Science and Industry on the Sunday of a school vacation week, you'll agree that fewer museum visitors isn't necessarily a bad thing.
  • Sound experts make art of the noise all around us

     Sound experts make art of the noise all around us
    "This," said Eric Leonardson, "is a hailstorm." Outside the window, the sun was shining. But inside through the earbuds plugged into Leonardson's laptop, thunder cracked. Rain started drumming. The hail moved in, first sounding like a snare drum, then...

    Learn to survive Chicago winters or get left in the cold

    Learn to survive Chicago winters or get left in the cold
    Ready to break some records this winter, Chicago? The first chance is coming up Thursday, which could be the coldest Jan. 8 on record if temperatures dip below -11, the record set in 1942 according to the National Weather Service.  Meteorologists are...

    Botanic Garden boasts that it's getting a 'corpse flower'

    Botanic Garden boasts that it's getting a 'corpse flower'
    When I'm out enjoying nature, the one thing that always seems to be missing is the pungent smell of rotting meat. Fortunately, my good friends at the Chicago Botanic Garden have plans to fill that gap by growing a gigantic "titan arum," also known as...

    Chicagoans camp out in the city

      Chicagoans camp out in the city
    Security guards stood a few feet away and the CTA's Green Line clacked in the background, but the trappings of city life didn't deter the dozens who had erected tents and roasted hot dogs around campfires on the lawn of Garfield Park Conservatory one...