March 2012

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Bust a myth with MythBusters

Do you get wetter if you walk in the rain or if you run? Can you really dodge a bullet? Now's your chance to bust some myths at the Museum of Science and Industry's new exhibit. Read...

 

5 ways to celebrate St. Pat in (or near) Chicago

Parade, run, walk, hunt or perform. This is Chicago, don't stay home on St. Patrick's Day! Read...

 

Who was St. Patrick?

Who was St. Patrick and why do the Irish celebrate him? We went to The History Channel to find out, and have shared a few of their videos on the subject. Read...

 

National Corndog Day celebrates NCAA basketball

National Corndog Day is always held on the Saturday of the round of 32 in the Men's NCAA College Basketball Tournament. Because somehow it seems fitting to celebrate the athletic feats and finely turned bodies of college athletes by eating meat on a stick dipped in grease and cornmeal. Read...

 

Shaving for St. Baldrick's

17-year-old Tori Jones decided to shave her head to raise money for cancer research. She was tremendously successful, raising over $5,000, pushing through her fear, and eliciting awe from the writer's children. Read...

 

Illinois’ budget balancing act may be robbing the cradle

The recession and budget cuts are hitting kids hardest, and a new report from Illinois Kids Count warns that our future will be poorer unless we keep investing in kids now. Read...

 

Fly-away spring break vacations

Get on a plane and get out of here. We've got four suggestions for spending your spring break out of town. Read...

 

Spend your spring break in Chicago

We live in or near one of the most vibrant cities in the world, with world class museums, performances, parks and more. Why go anywhere else? Here are five suggestions for "going away" to your own city, from hotels to dining to things to see. Read...

 

Chicago Parent a winner at Parent Media Awards

From its website to design, to stories and columns, Chicago Parent took home a slew of awards Saturday night at the Parenting Media Association's annual conference and awards. Congrats to everybody who did great work in 2011. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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