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  • Revolution, Shedd brew Penguin Hops

    Revolution, Shedd brew Penguin Hops
    For the second year in a row, Revolution Brewing and Shedd Aquarium have teamed up to support the aquarium's global and local conservation initiatives. Penguin Hops, a harvest ale brewed by Revolution with hops grown in Shedd's sustainable gardens, will...
  • How to train your octopus, Shedd Aquarium-style

    How to train your octopus, Shedd Aquarium-style
    A slimy, reddish orange creature emerges from the depth of the dark water in a cramped room behind the exhibits at Shedd Aquarium and latches onto a woman’s arm with one of its tentacles. For most people, this scene is the stuff of nightmares. For...
  • 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,...
  • Weather fallout for Monday: Schools shutting down for day

    Weather fallout for Monday: Schools shutting down for day
    Chicago Public Schools has called off school for its 400,000 students Monday because of the extreme cold and high winds forecast for the region, a decision that many other schools and public institutions across the area are making for similar reasons....
  • Chicago bracing for second deep-freeze in a month

    Chicago bracing for second deep-freeze in a month
    For the second time in less than a month, predictions of dangerous subzero temperatures have closed many Chicago-area schools Monday, invited transportation delays and added to a general fatigue over the unrelenting chill and unusually high snowfall....
  • 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...