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  • Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014

    Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014
    Attendance at a consortium of 15 leading Chicago cultural institutions was down slightly in 2014, in large measure due to the "polar vortex" weather that began the year, but blockbuster year-end exhibitions about a rock star and a year in history kept the numbers from being worse.
  • Stewart Dixon, corporate attorney who started noted Chicago firm, dies at 84

    In the late 1960s, Stewart Strawn Dixon helped start Chicago corporate law firm Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, which at its peak had more than 200 lawyers. "I was often struck by how much he cared about his clients," said John Eisel, who began working...

    Family Friendly: Celebrate 2015 at the Rockin' New Year's Eve Celebration

    Family Friendly: Celebrate 2015 at the Rockin' New Year's Eve Celebration
    Everyone will dance until the stroke of 2 p.m. at the Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Celebration, noon Wednesday, Dec. 31 at the Franklin Park Community Center, 9560 Franklin Ave. “Midnight comes early for the families at the Park District of...

    Family Friendly: Kids get super powers at DuPage Children's Museum New Year's Eve bash

    Family Friendly: Kids get super powers at DuPage Children's Museum New Year's Eve bash
    Every kid will feel like a superhero at Bubble Bash 2014: A SuperPOWERED New Year’s Eve, 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Dec. 31 at DuPage Children’s Museum, 301 N. Washington St., Naperville. That’s because all of the activities at this 13th...

    Dolphin calf born at Brookfield Zoo

    Dolphin calf born at Brookfield Zoo
    It's a boy. Brookfield Zoo has announced the birth of its eighth bottlenose dolphin. Weighing in at 35- to 40-pounds and measuring 31/2 feet long, the calf was born to first-time mom Allison, age 9, on Friday. Though a dolphin birth is not...