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  • What to do for free on Martin Luther King Day in Chicago

    What to do for free on Martin Luther King Day in Chicago
    Hey, parents, don't you just love those Mondays in February when the kids are off from school but the adults still have to work? It's like the schools said, "Everything's going a little too smoothly here -- let's kick it up a notch!" Here are some free...
  • Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day

    Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day
    As of 6 a.m. today, about 5,800 ComEd customers were still without power, according to a company news release. Of those, 5,000 were in Chicago.s The company expects all power to be restored by mid-day today. Officials late Wednesday night said crews...
  • Free family Valentine's Day outings in Chicago this weekend

    Free family Valentine's Day outings in Chicago this weekend
    Here are some free ways for families to celebrate Valentine's Day in Chicago this weekend: - Go to Marble Slab Creamery on Michigan Ave. for a free sample of a tiramisu ice cream creation. - Get a free Caribou Coffee when you buy one, with this coupon....
  • Brookfield Zoo introduces African pups

    Brookfield Zoo introduces African pups
    Ten African wild dogs born to the same mother in November at Brookfield Zoo didn’t seem as wild as their name suggests as they were getting 12-week exams and vaccinations in assembly line fashion on Thursday. Some were shaking and scared. Others...
  • Baby bison is newest addition at Brookfield Zoo

    Baby bison is newest addition at Brookfield Zoo
    It's springtime at Brookfield Zoo and that means it's time for the pitter-patter of little hooves.  The zoo welcomes its newest addition; a baby bison calf born May 16.  She doesn't have a name yet but you can find her roaming around with her mom and...
  • "JoJo" finds mojo at Brookfield Zoo

    "JoJo" finds mojo at Brookfield Zoo
    The silverback gorilla named "JoJo" finds his "mojo" at the Brookfield Zoo.    The 32 year-old was sent there from the Lincoln Park Zoo to accomplish once crucial task: Help expand the critically endangered western lowland gorilla species. During the...
  • Endangered gorilla born at Lincoln Park Zoo

    Endangered gorilla born at Lincoln Park Zoo
    A Western lowland gorilla has been born at Lincoln Park Zoo, the first of the endangered species born there since 2005, and will be introduced to the public Tuesday, the zoo announced today. The female gorilla, who has not yet been named, was born Nov....
  • Lincoln Park Zoo ape family gets visit from stork

    Lincoln Park Zoo ape family gets visit from stork
    For the first time in six years, a baby gorilla was born in Lincoln Park Zoo's Regenstein Great Ape House, a place where not so long ago it wasn't unusual to see multiple gorilla births every year. The still unnamed female infant was born Wednesday to...
  • JoJo the gorilla settles in at Brookfield Zoo

    JoJo the gorilla settles in at Brookfield Zoo
    It wasn’t their first date. JoJo, an enormous silverback gorilla from Lincoln Park Zoo, and his female companions, Binti Jua and Koola, met for brunch Tuesday atop a miniature mountain in west suburban Brookfield. As part of breeding program,...
  • January 24: Focus on Family - Cabin Fever Remedies

    January 24: Focus on Family - Cabin Fever Remedies
    Cabin Fever Remedies for Kids in Chicago Mom & Tot Bowling at Pinstripes Pinstripes is an upscale and sophisticated entertainment / dining facility where you can bowl or play bocce ball. There are two locations: in Northbrook and South Barrington. On...
  • 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...