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Don Welsh, Chicago's top convention and tourism salesman, early this month embarked on one of the most high-wire sales trips of his tenure here — flying to rival Las Vegas in an attempt to win back the National Hardware Show, once a cornerstone...
As historic types, Chicago aldermen do not lack for color. But despite the height of the bar for eccentricity on the City of Chicago's council, Ald. John Coughlin vaults over it with ease. In his time around the turn of the last century — a time...
Like at least one of them has been doing almost every morning since March, Mason Fidino and Kelvin Limbrick are standing in a flat, grassy patch north of Lincoln Park's nature museum, looking intently at sky and trees and listening like, well, hawks. ...
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Contributing writerI recently returned from a trip to Chicago for a couple days of vacation in a big city. I love traveling to fun and new places, but whenever I travel, I'm always concerned about how much of a carbon footprint I'm generating with all my extra driving and...
Tribune reporterBefore the rest of the world fell in love with Bushman the gorilla at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, the popular primate captured the heart of a little girl in Africa who helped care for him as a baby. On Sunday, Winifred Smith, 92, and her family...
If you plan to visit a forest preserve in Lake County any time soon, be on the lookout for smooth green snakes. Biologists from the Lake County Forest Preserve and the Lincoln Park Zoo have set loose snakes in several secret locations in central Lake...
Lincoln Park Zoo unveiled two new additions today -- Sichuan takin calves born about a week apart -- and is asking for the public to vote on names the cloven-hooved males. Sichuan takins are native to the mountains of China, and are relatively rare in...
Frigid February temperatures notwithstanding, it's not too early to plan where to send the kids to camp this summer. Throughout the city and the suburbs, a number of museums, botanical gardens and zoos offer hands-on learning experiences built around...
Tribune reporterThe Shedd Aquarium reclaimed its attendance title among the nation’s major non-profit aquariums after trailing the relatively new Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta for the last five years. Nearly 2.17 million people visited the Shedd in 2012, a 2 percent...
When he's on a film set, Ken Gold sees himself as the sole advocate for the health and welfare of one part of the cast that can't speak for itself: the animals. Gold, who is based in Chicago, has worked for the past 11 years as an American Humane...
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