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Lincoln Park Zoo Euthanizes Its Oldest Lion

Lincoln Park Zoo Euthanizes Its Oldest Lion
If you visited the Lincoln Park Zoo in the last 18 years, you probably heard the magnificent roar of Adelor, the “king” of the zoo’s big cats, whose thunder-like cries could literally be felt deep in your own chest. The elderly African lion was put to rest today after suffering a variety of geriatric health... Read more »

Lincoln Park Zoo Bashes CareerBuilder's "Insensitive" Super Bowl Ad

Lincoln Park Zoo Bashes CareerBuilder's "Insensitive" Super Bowl Ad
Remember those 2007 Super Bowl commercials with chimpanzees, dressed in business casual, running an office? Chicago’s own CareerBuilder is bringing the chimps back this year, much to the chagrin of the Lincoln Park Zoo’s Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes. According to assistant director Steve Ross, Ph.D., “There is ample scientific... Read more »

Help Solve the Mystery: Public Art Destroyed In Lincoln Park?

Help Solve the Mystery: Public Art Destroyed In Lincoln Park?
Was it vandalism or Mother Nature? This weekend, a prominent abstract sculpture in Lincoln Park was evidently destroyed, as shown in the image above. The space is part of the neighborhood’s rotating “Art in the Park” series, and sits just north of Webster and Stockton Drive (across the street from the entrance to the Lincoln... Read more »
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New Hotel Coming Soon to Lincoln Park

New Hotel Coming Soon to Lincoln Park
When most people think of Chicago hotels, they think of River North, and with good reason. Both the Elysian and the Hotel Palomar just made TripAdvisor’s list of the 25 best hotels in America. And while Lincoln Park isn’t a hospitality desert–it is, after all, home to the historic Belden-Stratford–visitors will soon have a brand... Read more »

This Week in Lincoln Park (1.9.12)

Throughout the Week The Second City’s South Side of Heaven and History of Chicago continue (tickets). Wednesday 1.11 The Magic Cabaret continues at the Greenhouse Theater. Apparently, it’s one of the Travel Channel’s “Top Nine Magic Shows in America.” Glass Candy, Chromatics, Desire, and Mister Joshua play Lincoln Hall. Thursday 1.12 Local stand-up comedians visit The Ace... Read more »

Where to Spend New Year's in Lincoln Park

Thinking about staying close to home this New Year’s and avoiding outrageous cab fees? Here are some great neighborhood options (reservations required, of course). Dining Head to Geja’s Cafe for a 4-course fondue dinner and flamenco guitar. Take your pick between 4 or 6 prix fixe courses at Giuseppe Tentori’s Boka. If you’re feeling particularly bacchanalian, try L20‘s... Read more »
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