| 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 4, 2011
| 2:43 AM
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...
| 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...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:31 PM
One of the Shedd Aquarium’s California sea lions has died. Otis was 13 years old.
Shedd staffers decided to euthanize the sea lion after a rapid decline in health caused by complications related to cancer, according to a news release.
Otis was one...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:27 PM
A 13-year-old male California sea lion rescued from Washington State was put down this week because of complications from urogenital cancer, officials said tonight.
"Otis" had been sent to the Shedd Aquarium in 2009 as part of a government effort to...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 9:07 PM
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...
| May 3, 2012
People in the news business are often asked why newscasts have so much bad news. While I do spend a lot of time covering crime and pretty negative or sad events, I also get to cover many happy occasions.
Today, I was sent to the Shedd Aquarium to...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Lake Shore Drive and Interstate Highway 55 near McCormick Place will be closed during the NATO summit, federal and Chicago officials announced today.
In addition to the highways, the security measures for the summit also will close significant portions...
| May 18, 2012
Here is the list of scheduled events, protests and closures for the NATO summit, which will be held in Chicago during the weekend of May 20. We will update this list as more event information becomes available.
Friday, May 18
Nurses group to demonstrate...