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  • Shedd officials recall late otter as "charismatic," "charming"

    Shedd officials recall late otter as "charismatic," "charming"
    A popular sea otter suffering from age-related health problems has been euthanized, officials at the Shedd Aquarium said Tuesday. Rio, a North American river otter described as “charismatic” and “charming,” was 21 years old, nine...
  • Newly hatched Hawk: Ryan Hartman

    Newly hatched Hawk: Ryan Hartman
    Two weeks after winning the Stanley Cup for the second time in four seasons, the Blackhawks are searching for future stars at their prospect camp. The training sessions run through Friday at Johnny's IceHouse West (2550 W. Madison St.) and are open to the...
  • 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,...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • Shedd dolphin returns from holiday pregnant

    Shedd dolphin returns from holiday pregnant
    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...
  • 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...