| Jul 8, 2012
When Sunny Fischer was 4, her family moved into a new apartment with a shiny stove and easy access to green space and playgrounds.
"The schools were great — I had terrific teachers," Fischer says.
"There was a library within the development that I...
| Dec 7, 2012
The holidays always seem to come too soon and leave too early.
One minute you're wailing that the stores are playing "Jingle Bell Rock" at Halloween, the next you're whimpering that it's Jan. 2 and you never really felt the holiday spirit.
By "you," I...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The biggest difference between Schaumburg, Illinois and Schaumburg, Germany? “Everything is bigger,” remarked visitor Patrick Zoberbier. Zoberbier is one of eight Germans staying with Schaumburg …...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
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| Mar 15, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Millions of birds will be migrating through the Chicago area this spring, and Lincoln Park Zoo has a few suggestions for making their transit safe and friendly.
Skyscrapers, windows and pets can create potentially deadly obstacles for feathered visitors,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:37 PM
The Lincoln Park Zoo has found a new male companion for its female African lion.
Sahar, who is 2 years old and not fully grown, came from the Bronx Zoo, said Sharon Dewar, the Lincoln Park Zoo’s head of public relations.
Sahar, who does not...
| Apr 10, 2012
Q: Growing up in Old Town back in the late 1950s and early 1960s meant numerous trips to the North Avenue beach and Lincoln Park Zoo, among other places, and eating cotton candy and hot dogs. I remember the hot dogs at Café Brauer at the zoo came with...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Duty is calling for "JoJo the Ape" at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
The 31-year-old silverback gorilla will be moved from there on Tuesday, and taken to the Brookfield Zoo.
Simply put, he will go to the Brookfield Zoo to procreate. There are three females he...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:40 AM
"People in Chicago no longer will have to deal with an opera company director with an English accent," jokes Andreas Mitisek. "Now all they will have to adjust to is dealing with one with an Austrian accent!"
In fact, the change of regime at Chicago...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:40 AM
A 14-year-old boy was killed and 13 other people were wounded by gunfire across the city Friday night into Saturday morning, including a gang-related shooting near the Lincoln Park Zoo, authorities said.
Antonio Davis, of the 8000 block of South Eberhart...
| Jun 26, 2012
The question from Michael A. Collins sounded relatively simple: What mustard was served with hot dogs at Lincoln Park Zoo's Café Brauer in the 1950s and 1960s?
"Try as I might, I have been unable to find who made it,'' wrote the resident of Cary, Ill....
| Jun 27, 2012
JoJo, an enormous silverback gorilla who recently moved into Brookfield Zoo, had brunch Tuesday with his new female friends Binti Jua and Koola atop a miniature mountain at his new home. But it wasn't their first date.
As part of a breeding program, 32-...