Archive for November 2016

$15 million polar bear habitat to open at Lincoln Park Zoo

$15 million polar bear habitat to open at Lincoln Park Zoo
 Lincoln Park Zoo Announces Opening Date for New Polar Bear Exhibit Winter is coming early to Lincoln Park Zoo when their new Walter Family Arctic Tundra exhibit opens for public viewing on November 17. The $15 million facility replaces the zoo’s considerably small polar bear enclosure, which closed in 2014. The 11,000 plus square-foot exhibit... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Celebration of the Century captured on Instagram

On a picture perfect November day in Chicago the city celebrated the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series after a 100 + year wait at what’s being called the Celebration of the Century. Five million fans were on hand for the celebration that is ranked as the 7th largest human gathering in history. Here’s a... Read more »

Show Me Chicago's top things to do this weekend beyond celebrating our Chicago Cubs

After we’ve all partied like it’s 1908, there’s got to be a little let down. Of course, this is Chicago and it looks like the Blackhawks should keep us entertained for the next seven or eight months, and the Bulls are looking good as is the arts, dining and entertainment scene. And the Cubs return... Read more »
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Chicago Cubs World Series parade and rally information

Chicago Cubs World Series parade and rally information
HOLY COW! Chicago did it. It took 108 years, a long playoff season and a seven game World Series contest, including extra innings and a rain delay before the Chicago Cubs managed to get by the Cleveland Indians 8-7 and bring home the 2016 World Series Championship title and trophy. Now its time to celebrate.... Read more »

Diana Thater exhibition at the MCA explores the natural world

An immersive video installation, Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination, that opened Saturday at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) creates a whole new lens through which to observe the natural world. For the past 25 years, Los Angeles–based artist Diana Thater has traveled the world in order to depict a range of natural phenomena–some joyful... Read more »