| Jun 14, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Chi-Town Cheapskate points out that it's Chicago Bike to Work Week, which means there are pit stops out there with free refreshments and such.
Don't forget: It's free week at the Shedd Aquarium! Check my list to see what other Chicago free museum days...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 1:29 PM
After an extended holiday in Miami, Tique, a 26-year-old Pacific white-sided dolphin who resides at the Shedd Aquarium, returned home last year revealing that she is in the family way.
Officials at the Shedd, which has a collection of four female...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 3:58 AM
If you "like" Radio Shack on Facebook today (Saturday Nov. 6), you can print a coupon for $10 off a $40 purchase. Not bad!
Other hot deals today:
40% off regular priced merchandise at Gap, today only. 45% off for store credit card holders. (Thanks,...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 1:56 PM
You may have noticed a new high rise going up in Chicago. The goal is to increase care for children. But what is going on behind closed doors, and walls, to make that happen? We got exclusive access and now take you inside the rising of Children's...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Emergency care -- it looks like bigger is better when it comes to caring for the tiniest patients.
Mary Otting, EMS Coordinator, Children's Memorial Hospital: "I was just overwhelmed and humbled to see how big the place is."
It's vacuous now -- a...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:19 AM
Spring Break Staycation Ideas:
Pizza-PJ Movie Marathon
Frozen pizzas, your favorite family movies, PJ's, for a great movie marathon.
Buy a Citipass! Get admission to the Shedd Aquarium, The Field Museum, Skydeck...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Tips for Easter Egg Coloring:
Be creative. These recipes are merely suggestions. There may be many other things in your house, like onion skins or red cabbage, which will work as well.. Make sure that the water is hot when you mix in the dry ingredients....
| Apr 29, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Richard Daley leaves office this month as one of the most ambitious mayors Chicago ever had, a political heir who embraced and transcended his birthright but whose hands-on drive to improve the city he loved did not always match his reach.
| May 12, 2011
From the elegant galleries of the Art Institute of Chicago to the stately halls of the Field Museum, the blend of modern culture and modern museum management has created etiquette issues your grandmother's curator could not have imagined.
| Jan 10, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Now that the weather is cold and the tourists are sparse, it's free museum season for us Chicagoans who are hardy enough to brave the lakefront winds.
The Shedd Aquarium is free tomorrow, Jan. 11! I just went on their Web site to confirm that they...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 5:15 PM
State regulators have cited a troubled Chicago facility for disabled children in yet another death, this one involving a 14-month-old girl.
Authorities concluded that staff at Alden Village North waited two days to contact the girl's doctor when test...