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  • Chicago's top arcades and game shops

    Chicago's top arcades and game shops
    Whether you're looking to introduce your kids to your favorite childhood video games or to enter the world of HeroClix and role-playing games, these retro arcades and gaming lounges have it covered. We checked out each shop to arrive at these highlights below. Visit the store's websites for additional deets, such as upcoming tournament dates and how to book for private parties.
  • Second bottlenose dolphin born at Brookfield Zoo

    Second bottlenose dolphin born at Brookfield Zoo
    A second bottlenose dolphin has been born within the last month to an adult dolphin at the Brookfield Zoo, zoo officials announced Thursday. Allie, 27, gave birth at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Chicago Zoological Society which manages Brookfield...

    Best of Museums 2014: The big stories, from 'Bowie' to orchids

    Best of Museums 2014: The big stories, from 'Bowie' to orchids
    The biggest museum story in Chicago in 2014 was, of course, the one that's on the horizon. During the year, billionaire filmmaker George Lucas chose Chicago for his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, was offered a prime lakefront site in a current Soldier...

    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...

    Dolphin is born but dies at Brookfield Zoo

    Dolphin is born but dies at Brookfield Zoo
    A male dolphin died shortly after being born at Brookfield Zoo on Friday, zoo officials said. The calf surfaced, as is normal, after its 8:45 a.m. birth to 11-year-old first-time mother Noelani, said Bill Zeigler, senior vice president of collections...