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  • After 13 deaths since 2000, nursing home for disabled is making changes

    A Chicago care facility where a high number of disabled children have died in recent years said it has taken numerous steps to improve care, including replacing the top administrator, hiring more staff and retraining employees. "We're looking at...
  • Center cited in 14th death

    Center cited in 14th death
    State regulators have cited a troubled Chicago facility for disabled children in yet another death, this one involving a 14-month-old girl. Authorities concluded that staff at Alden Village North waited two days to contact the girl's doctor when test...
  • Free museum days and more moneysaving Chicago events

    Free museum days and more moneysaving Chicago events
    Now that the weather is cold and the tourists are sparse, it's free museum season for us Chicagoans who are hardy enough to brave the lakefront winds. The Shedd Aquarium is free tomorrow, Jan. 11! I just went on their Web site to confirm that they...
  • Nursing center disabled kids cited in another death

    State regulators have cited a troubled Chicago facility for disabled children in yet another death, this one involving a 14-month-old girl. Authorities concluded that staff at Alden Village North waited two days to contact the girl's doctor when test...
  • Friday Chicago deals: Half off at Barnes & Noble, free dance lessons

    Friday Chicago deals: Half off at Barnes & Noble, free dance lessons
    If you are reading this before 11 a.m., hurry to Coffee-Mate's Facebook page to claim a coupon for a free bottle of Coffee-Mate. Hot Groupon today: Half off at Barnes & Noblein store or online. $10 get you a $20 voucher. Today through Sunday, get an...
  • 'Change agent' for the Field Museum

    'Change agent' for the Field Museum
    In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
  • Chicago museums offering free admission

    Chicago museums offering free admission
    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...
  • Shedd Aquarium cocktail party and more Monday deals

    Shedd Aquarium cocktail party and more Monday deals
    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...
  • Free entry to the Shedd, free magazine and more Tuesday deals

    Free entry to the Shedd, free magazine and more Tuesday deals
    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...
  • Shedd is new home for orphaned sea otter pup

    Shedd is new home for orphaned sea otter pup
    The Shedd Aquarium is the new home for a 10-week-old sea otter found orphaned on the California coast last month, the aquarium announced today. The female pup, now weighing about 15 pounds, was found near the southern end of the Big Sur Coast near...
  • Chicago's overall museum attendance holds steady

    Chicago's overall museum attendance holds steady
    Despite the so-so economy, attendance at Chicago's museums and zoos, held steady last year. Overall attendance at 14 area institutions was 14.4 million, virtually identical to the 2010 totals, according to the group Museums Work for Chicago. Some...