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  • Free summer museum days in Chicago

    Free summer museum days in Chicago
    Far be it from The Frugalista to discourage you from patronizing Chicago's museums. If you have a favorite institution and you can afford it, by all means, become a member. But assuming you don't join everything, here's a list of museum free days and...
  • Friday grab bag: Free museum admissions, sales

    Friday grab bag: Free museum admissions, sales
    Close your eyes, reach in, and grab a fun Chicago deal for the weekend from this Friday afternoon assortment: - Earlier this week, I told you about all the free Chicago museum days coming up. Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5 are a Bank of America free...
  • Dolphin gives birth to 'good, healthy calf' at Shedd Aquarium

    Dolphin gives birth to 'good, healthy calf'  at Shedd Aquarium
    A Pacific white-sided dolphin gave birth to an apparently healthy calf today at the Shedd Aquarium after coming home pregnant last year from a trip to Miami’s Seaquarium. The birth is a rare and important one for the Shedd, where only three of...
  • Building a Bigger, Better ER for Kids

    Building a Bigger, Better ER for Kids
    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...
  • After 13 deaths since 2000, nursing home for disabled is making changes

    A Chicago care facility where a high number of disabled children have died in recent years said it has taken numerous steps to improve care, including replacing the top administrator, hiring more staff and retraining employees. "We're looking at...
  • Center cited in 14th death

    Center cited in 14th death
    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...
  • Free museum days and more moneysaving Chicago events

    Free museum days and more moneysaving Chicago events
    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...
  • Nursing center disabled kids cited in another death

    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...
  • Friday Chicago deals: Half off at Barnes & Noble, free dance lessons

    Friday Chicago deals: Half off at Barnes & Noble, free dance lessons
    If you are reading this before 11 a.m., hurry to Coffee-Mate's Facebook page to claim a coupon for a free bottle of Coffee-Mate. Hot Groupon today: Half off at Barnes & Noblein store or online. $10 get you a $20 voucher. Today through Sunday, get an...
  • 'Change agent' for the Field Museum

    'Change agent' for the Field Museum
    In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
  • Chicago museums offering free admission

    Chicago museums offering free admission
    Chicago’s largest museums are offering many free days to Illinois residents this month, with most of them following up with more free days in February. The free days are the result of a revision of a state law regarding the Chicago Park District...