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CheshireHAI Group, a leading provider of niche insurance programs and value-added services for the public and affordable housing community, has announced they adopted a wish for Xavier, a 12-year old Connecticut resident. Afflicted with a life-threatening...
Overhead trains, river-touring boats, legendary dinosaurs and American Girls: Chicago's best attractions appeal to all ages. And though it's a big city, Chicago extends a warm Midwestern welcome to visitors while keeping it real with an ample dose of...
At the Shedd Aquarium these days, there's almost as much touching going on as at a massage therapist's spa or an Apple store. Last month, the marine animal showcase by the lake introduced Stingray Touch, a place for warm-weather visitors to pet de-...
While Sam Spitz's friends were loading up on pizza for lunch, the Whitney Young High School sophomore opted for a chicken Caesar salad. Spitz was in training for a big sophomore baseball season — after having pitched on the school's varsity team...
IRS fairness The outrageous targeting of tea party groups by the IRS shows why government agencies should not try to act like private businesses. IRS employees, faced with a flood of groups applying for tax-exempt status, made a rational decision:...
Special to Tribune NewspapersBLU, the Shedd Aquarium's fifth annual fete, hosted by the Auxiliary Board, was a sellout. One thousand "oceanistas" gathered on this balmy night to bask in the glow of the cool, colorful jellyfish. The evening began with cocktails in the Shedd's...
The surprise isn't that the Shedd Aquarium now has an exhibit where visitors can touch stingrays as they glide by, but rather that the most popular aquarium in the U.S. hasn't had one before now. Usually called something like Stingray Bay or Stingray...
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The turn of the millennium was a heady time for many Chicago cultural institutions. Cheap loans, high investment returns and swelling endowments spawned a slew of new attractions along the lakefront and around downtown. The Art Institute built its Modern...
The Shedd Aquarium had a problem: From time to time, its penguins did not have happy feet. The birds, particularly the older ones, developed bumblefoot — uncomfortable lesions that can be caused by standing too long on a rough surface. The Shedd...
Tribune Media GroupThe holidays are the perfect time to give the gift of experience. With a new year around the corner and resolutions on the brain that special someone may be ready to start that home improvement project or take up a musical instrument. The holidays are the...
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