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  • Shedd shows off new rockhopper

    Shedd shows off new rockhopper
    Growing up can be difficult for the offspring of any wild animal -- but especially when your eyes glow red, you're going to develop yellow eyebrow plumes and your family members are considered the eccentrics of your breed. However, the Shedd Aquarium's...
  • Shedd says Sharknado wouldn't be that scary

    Shedd says Sharknado wouldn't be that scary
    If a tornado carrying multiple varieties of sharks actually did find its way to L.A., the sharks wouldn’t be angry. They would be incredibly confused. “To be up in a tornado, I don’t think they would have the cognitive desire to go...
  • Protesters target Shedd Aquarium

    Protesters target Shedd Aquarium
    A group of protesters targeted the Shedd Aquarium today as part of a campaign in about a dozen countries to ask that whales and dolphins in captivity be released. The "Empty the Tanks" campaign today targeted aquariums in at least 10 U.S. cities,...
  • School's out again Tuesday for CPS, dozens of suburban districts

    School's out again Tuesday for CPS, dozens of suburban districts
    Chicago public schools, along with dozens of districts in the suburbs, will remain closed for the second straight day Tuesday because of the weather. Barbara Byrd Bennett, the head of CPS, cited the continued cold temperatures expected Tuesday. After...
  • Despite deep freeze, some museums open for 'free days'

    Despite deep freeze, some museums open for 'free days'
    Frigid temperatures today forced many city cultural attractions to choose between opening for planned free-admission days and shutting down because of the weather. The state requires museums on public park land to charge no admission 52 days per year,...
  • Meet our oldest animals in Chicago

    Meet our oldest animals in Chicago
    Cookie, the Brookfield Zoo's resident 80-year-old cockatoo, was in fine form Tuesday morning. The last remaining member of the west suburban zoo's original animal collection when it opened in 1934, he squawked with excitement — a piercing,...
  • Stunning Lake Michigan video reveals surprising fish formation

    Stunning Lake Michigan video reveals surprising fish formation
    Lake Michigan or some sort of exotic underwater locale? This video from Shedd Aquarium Great Lakes researchers Solomon David and Phil Willink will make you wonder. Posted to YouTube four days ago, the 2-minute video takes you under the waters of the...
  • Lake Michigan video reveals 'cool fishes hanging out'

    Lake Michigan video reveals 'cool fishes hanging out'
    Lake Michigan or some sort of exotic underwater locale? The video from Shedd Aquarium Great Lakes researchers Solomon David and Phil Willink will make you wonder. Posted to YouTube last week, the two-minute video takes you under the waters of the lake...
  • Need a cultural boost? There are apps for that

    Event: Going on a first date at the Art Institute Enhance it: President Barack Obama and wife, Michelle, had their first date here. The museum's content-rich Tours app creates an itinerary for your own, possibly not so geopolitically significant,...
  • Chicago museum and zoo attendance dipped in 2013

    Chicago museum and zoo attendance dipped in 2013
    Even as attendance dropped overall at area museums and animal attractions in 2013, it was a very good year for horticulture. The Chicago Botanic Garden had more than 1 million visitors for the first time since it opened in 1972, a 5 percent increase...
  • Art, dining feel sting of winter in degrees

    Art, dining feel sting of winter in degrees
    Let's start with the obvious: This has been a harsh, crummy winter, and at times just about everyone has preferred to stay indoors rather than to deal with extreme cold, snow and dicey walking or driving conditions. So it stands to follow that Netflix,...