| Aug 5, 2011
BLU, the Shedd Aquarium's fifth annual fete, hosted by the Auxiliary Board, was a sellout. One thousand "oceanistas" gathered on this balmy night to bask in the glow of the cool, colorful jellyfish.
The evening began with cocktails in the Shedd's...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 6:59 AM
Shedd Aquarium - Albanese Confectionary - What the Traveler Saw - Scarce - The Arlington Million
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| Oct 24, 2011
| 10:04 AM
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
Evening-Only Event: $25 per person; $20 for Shedd members....
| Sep 10, 2011
| 3:58 AM
It's a new season and a new look for the Emmy- and Telly-award winning program Aqua Kids. The environmental and educational program focuses on protecting and preserving the marine and aqauatic environment.
The Aqua Kids visit different aquatic habitats...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - "Mom, you didn't wash your hands long enough," my 8-year-old daughter announced as I stood by the kitchen sink.
"But," I began to respond before she continued her lesson.
"You said that we are supposed to wash our hands for 20 seconds,...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 6:46 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 9:06 AM
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...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 12:10 PM
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...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:46 AM
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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:06 PM
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...