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  • Chicago museums reeling after building sprees

    Chicago museums reeling after building sprees
    The turn of the millennium was a heady time for many Chicago cultural institutions. Cheap loans, high investment returns and swelling endowments spawned a slew of new attractions along the lakefront and around downtown. The Art Institute built its Modern...
  • 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,...
  • Little City Annual Dinner Gala

    Little City Annual Dinner Gala
    We hope you will join us at our 2011 Annual Dinner Gala with keynote speaker, former mayor and long-time supporter of Little City, Richard M. Daley, at the John G. Shedd Aquarium on Saturday, November 12 at 7 p.m. Invite your guests to a delightful...
  • October 24: Midday Fix - Spooky Seas

    October 24: Midday Fix - Spooky Seas
    Spooky Seas Friday, October 28 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 a.m. (evening only option ends at 10:00 p.m.) John G. Shedd Aquarium 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago (312) 939-2438 www.sheddaquarium.org Evening-Only Event: $25 per person; $20 for Shedd members....
  • Boy, 6, critically wounded in 'cops and robbers' shooting

    Boy, 6, critically wounded in 'cops and robbers' shooting
    When Marshown Means woke up after undergoing surgery for more than two hours, the 6-year-old boy opened his eyes and smiled, his family said minutes after seeing him. The family breathed a collective sigh of relief when they learned the young boy...
  • March 21: Your Money Matters - How to Stay Green and Save Green on Spring Break

    March 21: Your Money Matters - How to Stay Green and Save Green on Spring Break
    Shawna Coronado Spring Break Staycation Ideas: Pizza-PJ Movie Marathon Frozen pizzas, your favorite family movies, PJ's, for a great movie marathon. Museum Extravaganza Buy a Citipass! Get admission to the Shedd Aquarium, The Field Museum, Skydeck...
  • April 22: Melissa Graham, founder of Purple Asparagus

    April 22: Melissa Graham, founder of Purple Asparagus
    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....
  • Richard Daley leaves office as one of Chicago's most ambitious mayors

    Richard Daley leaves office as one of Chicago's most ambitious mayors
    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. Chicago's...
  • Museum manners

    Museum manners
    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. Consider the...
  • 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...