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  • Maze depicting Chicago's lakefront goes for the record

     Maze depicting Chicago's lakefront goes for the record
    After Matthew Haussler pulled the cover from what could be the world's longest hand-drawn picture maze, he said he needed a minute. Before Sunday afternoon's reveal in a corner of the Block Thirty Seven mall in the Loop, the artist had only seen the...
  • Declining health forces Shedd to euthanize 30-year-old dolphin

    Declining health forces Shedd to euthanize 30-year-old dolphin
    Shedd Aquarium officials said Friday that they had to euthanize a 30-year-old female white-sided dolphin whose health was deteriorating. The dolphin, named Tique, was euthanized Friday evening after an advancement of kidney disease, according to a press...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo's new monkey exhibit inspires continual conservation efforts

    Accolades go to the Lincoln Park Zoo's enchanting exhibit that comfortably houses Japanese snow monkeys. These amazing and wondrously intelligent creatures will mesmerize and enthrall staff and visitors. The snow monkeys will inspire thousands of wildlife...
  • George Lucas says museum could land in L.A. if Chicago falls through

    George Lucas says museum could land in L.A. if Chicago falls through
    George Lucas said Friday that complications in his plan to build his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on the Chicago lakefront may put Los Angeles back in the running. Last summer, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made a vigorous push to get the "Star Wars"...
  • Summer camps that won't wait

    Summer camps that won't wait
    Days of shorts and flip-flops never seem farther away than in January, but some of the most popular summer camps are opening registration this month. Procrastinate, and your child just might get iced out. Latin School camps You don't have to be a...
  • 'Moochie Kalala' TV series stars Tim Kazurinsky and Chicago's museums

    'Moochie Kalala' TV series stars Tim Kazurinsky and Chicago's museums
    Sunday's first episode of the new, Chicago-made kids' TV series "Moochie Kalala Detectives Club" starts with Tim Kazurinsky's character telling his grandkids a fantastical story that leads to a search for truth at Adler Planetarium. Although the...
  • Meet Luna, the Shedd Aquarium's newly named otter pup

    Meet Luna, the Shedd Aquarium's newly named otter pup
    This otter puppy has a name, and you can call her Luna. After more than a week of voting in a Good Morning America poll, voters chose Luna as the name for the 11-week old otter pup, which was orphaned in October. The announcement was made via a Google...
  • Shedd reveals winning name of rescued sea otter pup

     Shedd reveals winning name of rescued sea otter pup
    And she shall be "Luna." So sayeth the people of the Internet about the former Pup 681, the Shedd Aquarium's rescued baby sea otter-turned-media superstar. Shedd officials Friday morning revealed the winner of the Web ballot that gave Luna, 11 weeks,...
  • Best of Museums 2014: The big stories, from 'Bowie' to orchids

    Best of Museums 2014: The big stories, from 'Bowie' to orchids
    The biggest museum story in Chicago in 2014 was, of course, the one that's on the horizon. During the year, billionaire filmmaker George Lucas chose Chicago for his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, was offered a prime lakefront site in a current Soldier...
  • Chicago 2014: This is just the beginning

    Welcome to RedEye’s annual look at pop-culture personalities! In the past, we’ve focused on famous faces from Lady Gaga to first lady Michelle Obama, and in 2013, we dedicated our entire issue to Chicago’s movers and shakers. This time...
  • Exclusive interview with Luna the otter

    We haven’t been driven insane enough by Luna’s cuddly-ness to think we could ACTUALLY ask her interview questions. But RedEye got access to the next best thing—her 24-hour care staff, the people who know her best. Here’s some...