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  • Chicagoans make pitch for George Lucas museum location

     Chicagoans make pitch for George Lucas museum location
    Everyday Chicagoans came armed with plenty of ideas Wednesday night about where to locate a home for George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia. But members of the Galactic Empire seemed to be otherwise engaged, as no one arrived in a "Star...
  • Chicago museum and zoo attendance dipped in 2013

    Chicago museum and zoo attendance dipped in 2013
    Even as attendance dropped overall at area museums and animal attractions in 2013, it was a very good year for horticulture. The Chicago Botanic Garden had more than 1 million visitors for the first time since it opened in 1972, a 5 percent increase...
  • Art, dining feel sting of winter in degrees

    Art, dining feel sting of winter in degrees
    Let's start with the obvious: This has been a harsh, crummy winter, and at times just about everyone has preferred to stay indoors rather than to deal with extreme cold, snow and dicey walking or driving conditions. So it stands to follow that Netflix,...
  • Shedd Aquarium offers behind-the-scenes shark feeding tour

    Shedd Aquarium offers behind-the-scenes shark feeding tour
    Lucille and Brandi have a standing brunch date. They're both on a strict diet. On the menu is squid and mackerel. It's taken two hours to prepare their food. And they're hungry. Although the meal is restaurant-grade raw fish, they are not dining at...
  • Meet Our Moms

     
    The Cars.com Editorial family is filled with gearheads, car enthusiasts, daily-grind commuters and carpool-lane veterans; a few of us also answer to "Mom." The moms on staff have seen it all on the road, from marathon car-seat installations and late-...
  • Need a cultural boost? There are apps for that

    Event: Going on a first date at the Art Institute Enhance it: President Barack Obama and wife, Michelle, had their first date here. The museum's content-rich Tours app creates an itinerary for your own, possibly not so geopolitically significant,...
  • Taking the kids to an aquarium this fall

    Taking the kids to an aquarium this fall
    Are you ready to reach out and touch a shark? "They're not scary," said Caroline, 9, an avid New England Aquarium-goer I met recently in Boston. Maybe you'd prefer a stingray, though they may feel "slimy," offered 9-year-old Owen. "It's really cool,...
  • 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...
  • Meet our oldest animals in Chicago

    Meet our oldest animals in Chicago
    Cookie, the Brookfield Zoo's resident 80-year-old cockatoo, was in fine form Tuesday morning. The last remaining member of the west suburban zoo's original animal collection when it opened in 1934, he squawked with excitement — a piercing,...
  • Stunning Lake Michigan video reveals surprising fish formation

    Stunning Lake Michigan video reveals surprising fish formation
    Lake Michigan or some sort of exotic underwater locale? This video from Shedd Aquarium Great Lakes researchers Solomon David and Phil Willink will make you wonder. Posted to YouTube four days ago, the 2-minute video takes you under the waters of the...
  • Lake Michigan video reveals 'cool fishes hanging out'

    Lake Michigan video reveals 'cool fishes hanging out'
    Lake Michigan or some sort of exotic underwater locale? The video from Shedd Aquarium Great Lakes researchers Solomon David and Phil Willink will make you wonder. Posted to YouTube last week, the two-minute video takes you under the waters of the lake...