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Not every petting zoo contains cuddly, pint-size quadrupeds. For that matter, not every petting zoo features actual living creatures. Sydney-based visual-spectacle performance troupe Erth Visual and Physical Inc. brings its collection of prehistoric...
RedEyeFeel like a field trip? Just in time for a three day weekend, Google has announced users of its Field Trip app can snag free admission to The Adler Planetarium, The Field Museum and The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. The free admission to...
The ‘Hawks aren’t on tonight, but the Falcons are playing right now in Chicago. Two recently hatched Falcons and their territorial mother are currently perched atop 1130 S. Michigan Avenue, and the property – in conjunction with...
The Bean just got Binged. People doing online searches Tuesday via Bing were being treated to a full-screen image of Cloud Gate, the official name of the sculpture in Chicago's Millennium Park, as it reflects some of the city's skyscrapers. A "Like"...
Tribune reporterThe Bean just got binged. People doing online searches Tuesday via Bing were being treated to a full-screen image of Cloud Gate, the official name of the glassy sculpture in Chicago's Millennium Park as it reflects some of the city's skyscrapers. A...
If you're out and about in downtown Chicago in the wee hours, you may see small groups of people nosing around the bases of skyscrapers, looking intently at the sidewalks — and picking up things. Those "things," in this case, are birds. Every...
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The News & ObserverInteract with dinosaurs Saturday is the premiere of "Dinosaurs in Motion," a new exhibit at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in which visitors can interact with 14 life-size metal dinosaur sculptures. Lever-and-pulley systems and remote controls...
Adler Planetarium 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive; 312-922-7827, adlerplanetarium.org America's first planetarium has one of the world's greatest collections of antique astronomical instruments. One of those is the fully restored Gemini 12 spacecraft flown by...
Tribune reporterAbout a dozen anti-war activists protested Boeing's annual meeting at the Field Museum of Natural History on Monday, arguing against the world's largest plane maker's production of drones and its financial support by the city of Chicago. While most...
When the Field Museum sold more than 30 works of 19th-century Western art for millions of dollars in 2004, it eased controversy by announcing plans to spend the proceeds on new artifacts and by holding on to four of the best paintings from the collection....
Tribune reporterJust days after Boeing's 787 Dreamliner was officially cleared to fly by U.S. regulators, Boeing CEO Jim McNerney said the plane's 100-day grounding did not and will not have a significant financial impact on the Chicago-based aircraft maker. McNerney,...
The hardest thing about visiting Chicago is deciding where to take the kids first — Chicago's famous Lakefront where you can ride bikes and in-line skate, or Lincoln Park where you can visit one of the few free zoos (http://www.lpzoo.org) in the...
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