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Night Out in the Parks: over 1,200 things to do in Chicago this summer

Night Out in the Parks: over 1,200 things to do in Chicago this summer
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District Superintendent and CEO Michael P. Kelly have just announced the fifth summer season of Night Out in the Parks. The 2017 Night Out in the Parks series brings over 1,200 events including movies, concerts, theater and more the city’s 77 community parks with programs running from June 12... Read more »

Lincoln Park Zoo announces new African penguin exhibit

Lincoln Park Zoo announces new African penguin exhibit
A unique, endangered species, the African penguin, aka, jackass penguin and black-footed penguin will be coming to Lincoln Park Zoo. Move in day is October 6, 2016. The zoo has been making preparations for nine male and four female African penguins who will be calling the new Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove home. Their new digs,... Read more »

Dragonflies Invade Chicago: Should we be worried

Dragonflies Invade Chicago: Should we be worried
If you’ve noticed an unusually high number of winged creatures in Chicago recently, you are not alone. It seems, due to this year’s way wetter than average June–nearly 9 inches of rain–that Chicago is experiencing a bumper crop of dragonflies. Should we be worried? According to most sources no. Dragonflies don’t bite or carry disease.... Read more »
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Maggie Daley Park: Chicago’s Grand Playground

Maggie Daley Park: Chicago’s Grand Playground
Maggie Daley Park (MDP) on the site of the former Daley Bicentennial Plaza in Grant Park has been transformed into something “Mag” nificent that not only honors Chicago’s beloved former First Lady Maggie Daley but provides the city with a grand playground. The magnificent lakefront recreation center features a neighborhood playground on steroids with larger... Read more »
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