| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Here are the best deals I see out there for Chicago and everyone on Monday, June 13:
I like the thought of sipping a cocktail on the terrace at the Shedd while watching fireworks. I like the idea of going to the aquarium without my kids. (Heck, I like...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2009
The holidays are the perfect time to give the gift of experience. With a new year around the corner and resolutions on the brain that special someone may be ready to start that home improvement project or take up a musical instrument. The holidays are the...
| Feb 13, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) was the only one in the House who voted simply "present'' in the House's 246-183 vote for passage of the $787-billion economic stimulus bill today. Seven Democrats voted no, and no Republicans voted......
| Mar 2, 2009
Monday, March 2
The Field Museum
Tuesday, March 3
| Apr 29, 2009
| 2:32 PM
- Field Museum. Chicago's natural history museum, the Field Museum houses the world's most complete T-rex - sweetly named Sue - as well as exhibits on African animals, underground bugs and Native Americans. Every age group gets involved.
- John G....
| Apr 29, 2009
| 2:57 PM
What to consider when taking a family vacation in Chicago
- Get going as early as you can. Attractions like the Shedd Aquarium and the Museum of Science and Industry often have lines out the door by 11 a.m. in summer and on weekends.
- Jump the lines....