National group says Chicago is autism-friendly, but some parents and advocates disagree

Chicago autism parents and advocates are surprised at the results of an Autism Speak survey which ranks the city as one of the top 10 places for autistic people to live.  Read...

 

Earth Day 2011 events in Chicago

A roundup of eco-themed events across Chicagoland to celebrate the planet in style. From an Arbor Day celebration from Chicagoland's leadi ...  Read...

 

Adler Planetarium in Chicago misses out on NASA space shuttle

After a 15-month courtship, Adler Planetarium received news Tuesday that it will not add a retired space shuttle to its collections. Read...

 

Jellies exhibit set to open at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago

More than 10 species of jellyfish are on their way to the Shedd for April's "Jellies" exhibit.  Read...

 

Chicago Bears summer camp teaches skills without bumps and bruises

NFL lockout got your kids down? Consider a week at the Chicago Bears official youth football camps this summer. Read...

 

The best kids' books all about Chicago

We all know Chicago has inspired great movies like "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Adventures in Babysitting," but the Windy City has served as the backdrop for many a children's book, too. Try these for some bedtime reading to introduce your little Chicagoans to their hometown.  Read...

 
 

LEGOLAND on the hunt for the next Master Builder

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago is looking for its next (mini) master builder, and is holding a video contest to find them.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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