| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Summer weather has officially hit Chicago. These are the days where I wish for the days of Snowpocalypse. I’m what some call a “penguin,” in that I’m not a big fan of heat—well, more like I hate humidity (but who doesn’...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Every Chicagoan knows our great city offers tourists some of the best culture, food and attractions around. But as a resident, how often do we actually take advantage of all there is to do? When's the last time you visited the museums, the skydecks and...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:22 PM
I can feel myself becoming a jaded Chicagoan. I’ve been here just shy of two and a half years, but it didn’t take me long to start driving aggressively, cursing the CTA, drinking Goose Island, and sleeping through sirens, drunks, and dogs....
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:46 AM
Close your eyes, reach in, and grab a fun Chicago deal for the weekend from this Friday afternoon assortment:
- Earlier this week, I told you about all the free Chicago museum days coming up. Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5 are a Bank of America free...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:06 PM
A Pacific white-sided dolphin gave birth to an apparently healthy calf today at the Shedd Aquarium after coming home pregnant last year from a trip to Miami’s Seaquarium.
The birth is a rare and important one for the Shedd, where only three of...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 1:14 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 8:47 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 1:29 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 3:58 AM
If you "like" Radio Shack on Facebook today (Saturday Nov. 6), you can print a coupon for $10 off a $40 purchase. Not bad!
Other hot deals today:
40% off regular priced merchandise at Gap, today only. 45% off for store credit card holders. (Thanks,...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 1:56 PM
You may have noticed a new high rise going up in Chicago. The goal is to increase care for children. But what is going on behind closed doors, and walls, to make that happen? We got exclusive access and now take you inside the rising of Children's...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Emergency care -- it looks like bigger is better when it comes to caring for the tiniest patients.
Mary Otting, EMS Coordinator, Children's Memorial Hospital: "I was just overwhelmed and humbled to see how big the place is."
It's vacuous now -- a...