| May 15, 2012
| 10:10 AM
The Shedd Aquarium will have some new inhabitants during the weekend of the NATO summit. Their handlers.
Between 50 and 60 Shedd employees will move into the aquarium during the four days it's closed for the summit to watch over the 32,000 animals. They'...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:31 AM
The Field Museum will be closed Monday because of the NATO summit, despite announcing earlier that it would remain open.
Officials announced earlier this month that the Field, Adler Planetarium and Shedd Aquarium would all be closed Sunday, the first...
| 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....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 9:49 AM
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Event Name : SummerFest
Phone : 708-862-4165
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Event Date : June 23rd/24th
Location : 768 Lincoln Avenue, Calumet City, IL 60409
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| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Most people taking a 90-minute boat tour on a 90-degree afternoon in late May would wear shorts rather than pants for the excursion. Not Diego Boneta. The star of the upcoming “Rock of Ages” film wore jeans as he sat front row on the top...
| Jun 21, 2012
The Shedd Aquarium is holding a "baby shower" for the newest member of the dolphin family. A small group of people will get the chance to meet the new calf first and help him adjust to the public before his debut on July 2nd.
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:06 AM
An 18-month-old girl is recovering at a hospital after she apparently stuck her hand into the family fish tank and a piranha bit off the tip of her finger at their Maine Township home.
Her parents heard their daughter start crying in their Bay Colony...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:15 PM
A little girl is recovering at a hospital after shestuck her hand into the family fish tank and a piranha bit off the tip of her finger at their Maine Township home.
The 18-month-old girl was at her home in the Bay Colony residential complex Tuesday...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:13 AM
It's now illegal to sell, trade or distribute shark fins in Illinois.
Gov. Pat Quinn signed the new legislation at the Shedd Aquarium Sunday.
The law is aimed at preventing shark finning. After the removal of their fin, many sharks are thrown back into...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:20 PM
The Shedd Aquarium was closed this afternoon after power went out in the building along the lake, officials said.
The electricity failed around 1 p.m., and patrons and staff were evacuated as a precaution said Shedd spokeswoman Andrea Smalec.