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Lincoln Park Zoo

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  • Need last minute gifts?

     
    Four days until Christmas and still down a few gifts? I’ll admit I have two left to buy—which is a lot better than some of my family members who don’t start their shopping until Christmas Eve. Here are my top picks for last-minute...
  • Songs of Good Cheer essay contest entries

     
    The prompt for this year's "Songs of Good Cheer" reader contest was simple: "Write a short essay about a memorable moment involving a holiday song." My co-host for the "Songs..." concerts, Mary Schmich, writes about the results in her Wednesday......
  • Head of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives hopes Pullman Park development will pull in jobs, growth

    Head of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives hopes Pullman Park development will pull in jobs, growth
    On a mild winter afternoon on Chicago's Far South Side, David Doig toured the soon-to-be home of a Wal-Mart Supercenter, now an empty lot stretching the length of 2 1/2 football fields. The lot is a small portion of a 180-acre site that has sat empty...
  • Baby sloth born at Lincoln Park Zoo (PHOTOS)

     
    The poor sloth gets a bum rap, its name being one of the seven deadly sins and all. But all bad thoughts fly out the door when you take one look at this adorable baby sloth, born Feb. 15 at the Lincoln Park Zoo....
  • Swan song for zoo’s swan boats?

     
    Don't head to the Lincoln Park Zoo expecting to get your paddling on this summer. The kid-favorite boats won't be back this summer as the zoo's ecosystem restoration project continues....
  • Animal lovers to camp out at zoo

     
    If you should happen to notice some people sleeping in tents outside Lincoln Park Zoo, don’t be alarmed....
  • Egan to focus on safety, small business relief

     
    What does this 43rd Ward alderman-wannabe want to go into the old Children's Memorial and Lincoln Park Hospital sites?...
  • Zoo’s Nature Boardwalk brings serenity to Lincoln Park

     
    The $12 million restoration project may have cost the zoo its swan boats, but it's given a better habitat to many plants and animals....
  • Thieves enter LP Zoo lion house

     
    What were thieves after in the Kovler Lion House in the wee hours of Sunday morning?...
  • PHOTOS: Zoo’s baby gibbon gets name

     
    The Lincoln Park Zoo's baby gibbon has finally been given and name, now that the zookeepers have been able to determine he's a boy. “The baby has been named Sai (pronounced ‘sigh’), which means ‘son’ in Burmese,” said...
  • Green City Market preps for busy summer season

     
    Green City Market, the nonprofit organization that looks to connect people who live in Chicago's urban metropolis with local and small family farms that produce food within 250 miles, opens for summer business May 4....
  • Meet Monique

     
    She's not afraid to show a little skin while riding her bike....