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  • Employees to move into Shedd Aquarium for NATO weekend

    Employees to move into Shedd Aquarium for NATO weekend
    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'...
  • Field Museum closed Monday

    Field Museum closed Monday
    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...
  • October 24: Midday Fix - Spooky Seas

    October 24: Midday Fix - Spooky Seas
    Spooky Seas 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 Chicago (312) 939-2438 www.sheddaquarium.org Evening-Only Event: $25 per person; $20 for Shedd members....
  • St. Andrew the Apostle Church presents Summerfest

    Organization Name : St. Andrew the Apostle Church Event Name : SummerFest Phone : 708-862-4165 E-mail : standrew@saintandrewparish.com Event Date : June 23rd/24th Location : 768 Lincoln Avenue, Calumet City, IL 60409 Web site : http://www....
  • Interview: Diego Boneta lands 'Rock of Ages' and a taste of U.S. stardom

    Interview: Diego Boneta lands 'Rock of Ages' and a taste of U.S. stardom
    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...
  • Around Town: Shedd Aquarium's baby shower for new dolphin

    Around Town: Shedd Aquarium's baby shower for new dolphin
    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. http://www.sheddaquarium....
  • Pet piranha bites off tip of toddler's finger

    Pet piranha bites off tip of toddler's finger
    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...
  • Pet piranha bites off tip of toddler's finger

    Pet piranha bites off tip of toddler's finger
    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...
  • Boy, 6, critically wounded in 'cops and robbers' shooting

    Boy, 6, critically wounded in 'cops and robbers' shooting
    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...
  • Illinois bans shark fins

    Illinois bans shark fins
    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...
  • Shedd evacuated after power outage

    Shedd evacuated after power outage
    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. By about...