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  • Chicago Critics Film Festival preview

    Chicago Critics Film Festival preview
    For the record: While I’m a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, I did not program the CFCA-created Chicago Critics Film Festival, which takes over the Music Box through Thursday. I have, however, seen several of the movies on the...
  • Chicago Public Library to receive national medal from first lady

    Chicago Public Library to receive national medal from first lady
    First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to present the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions, including the Chicago Public Library, at a White House ceremony on Thursday. In an announcement today, the White House described...
  • Man charged with firing gun in Lincoln Park apartment

    Man charged with firing gun in Lincoln Park apartment
    A Lincoln Park doctor with a cache of guns in his apartment claimed that “a nervous tic” caused him to fire into a neighbor’s unit on Wednesday, according to a police report. Michael Olivieri, 53, told officers he had placed a revolver...
  • Remembering Ted Schaefer

    Remembering Ted Schaefer
    Forever cursed, that shabby little Lincolnwood Mall on Touhy. The day before Halloween, 2012: Planted ankle-deep in a heap of scattered shoes while my daughters ransacked Payless for potential costume footwear. "Hurry up and pick, girls. No one's going to...
  • Review: 'The Once and Future World' by J.B. MacKinnon

    Review: 'The Once and Future World' by J.B. MacKinnon
    Chicagoans thrilled last month to news that a healthy 60-pound infant was born at the Lincoln Park Zoo. King, the new addition, is a rare eastern black rhinoceros, an endangered species native to South Africa that has been poached to the brink of...
  • Ice skating rinks in and around Chicago

    Outdoor Lincoln Park Zoo Ice Skating Rink The city’s newest rink opens November 29 in Lincoln Park Zoo’s Farm-in-the-Zoo. Take skating breaks and visit the animals while you're here. 2001 N. Clark St. (312-742-2000). Through Mar. 2. $5;...
  • Cabin fever cures

    Cabin fever cures
    It's already been a long winter, and it's only January. Looking to embark on Operation Get the Ants Outta Your Kids’ Pants as you muddle through the rest of it? We’ve got your back. Want to commune with nature…inside? Visit Garfield...
  • Where to see Santa

    Where to see Santa
    Chicago Breakfast with Tomten Eat pancakes with Tomten (Swedish for Santa) at this popular annual event. Don’t forget a camera to snap a pic of your kids with the man of the hour. Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St. (773-728-8111, samac....
  • Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo

    Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo
    Sahar the lion knew instantly there was an intruder in his yard. There, on the rock from which he could survey Lincoln Park Zoo, stood a cardboard replica of a male lion complete with a lush paper mane and drawn-on smile. Sahar bounded over, stared at the...
  • 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...
  • Primates use iPads in zoo study

    Primates use iPads in zoo study
    Most afternoons at the Lincoln Park Zoo, visitors can see something that is both extraordinary and a sight they may also have witnessed in the back seat on the way to the zoo: a primate using an iPad. A human child passing time with a glowing touch-...
  • Lincoln Park trees where herons nest to be felled

    Lincoln Park trees where herons nest to be felled
    Several dozen mature trees in Lincoln Park revered by some as the seasonal nesting site of a species of heron will be cut down during the next two years because of disease and other problems, Chicago Park District officials said Wednesday. Bird...