January 2011

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Chicago mom opens kid-friendly cafe in Lincoln Park

An epiphany at Chuck E. Cheese two years ago turned one Chicago mom into an entrepreneur, and her business - Little Beans Cafe - opened last week. Read...

 

Little Beans Café is a coffee-and-play oasis in Chicago

The new Little Beans Café gives parents a well-brewed cup of Joe in a place that welcomes little Joey. Read...

 

Snowed in Chicago: A parents' survival guide

The snow is coming down in droves, school is canceled and there's no plow in site. It hits you: You're snowed in with the kids. No need to panic. Read...

 

Morton Arboretum packs February calendar with chocolate-themed events

February has always been a good month for chocoholics, but Morton Arboretum is raising the (milk chocolate) bar this year with a lineup of cocoa-themed events all month. Read...

 

Medical clown visits kids at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago

A medical clown visiting the Chicago area from Israel brightened up the morning for kids at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago on Thursday.  Read...

 

Chicago's Shedd Aquarium to offer week of free admission

Shedd announced another free week, with general admission to original galleries and discounts on all other exhibits from Feb. 20-24. Read...

 

Chicago museum free days survival guide

Chicago's museums are offering free days hand over fist/flipper/mummified hand/robotic arm so far in 2011. The Art Institute revamped its longstanding free day programs, MSI came through with free weekdays in January, and Shedd announced this week that it will open its doors with a February free week. Read...

 

Win a $5,000 scholarship from Money Smart Week and the Federal Reserve in Chicago

Lots of kids are great at spending money (especially their parents’), but the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is looking for one kid who knows how to both spend and save and isn’t afraid of sharing what they know.  Read...

 

Chicago Public schools using iPads to further learning and innovation

iPads are proving themselves as powerful learning tools for Chicago Public Schools students and teachers alike.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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