A new biography examines Edith Rockefeller McCormick’s stranger-than-fiction life.
Here’s a roundup of the cutest furry, feathered, and finned mothers and their babies in the area.
Lily and Boone, who live at the Brookfield Zoo, welcomed their new pup on December 27.
Also, a call to bring back CeaseFire with $3 million in state funding.
The 1960s-era souvenir machines are about dwelling in the perpetual rather than the past.
Also, Rahm scores big with Illinois General Assembly override of Rauner’s pension bill veto.
Meet Michael Adkesson, who has performed a root canal on an elephant
This week is full of strong flavors: spicy Latin food, full-bodied Belgian beer, sweet corn, and dangerously bitter Jeppson’s Malort
Chicagoans recommend the People’s Stage Karaoke, XTreme Bugs at Brookfield Zoo, and That Mitchell and Webb Look
Ongoing: Free admission to the Brookfield Zoo (but you might want to get a lift)
10/11-12: Free kites at the Brookfield Zoo
This week’s talks, tastings, and tours.
A turtle that breathes once every half hour–and the man whose job it is to make you care.