January 2013

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Could your child be the next Money Smart Kid?

Is your child better with money than you are? Then they might be a perfect candidate for this year's Money Smart Kid. Read...

 

Valentine's Day gift ideas from Chicago Etsy shops

Want to give a handmade gift this Valentine's Day but aren't the arts'n'crafts type? Check out these Etsy picks. Read...

 

Putting Chicago playgrounds back into play

According to a new study, impoverished neighborhoods around Chicago with a higher population of children had playgrounds with more equipment and surface problems.  Read...

 

Best places to see baby animals in Chicago in 2013

Chicago zoo's are busting with babies! Take a look at a few of our favorites. Read...

 

What to expect when you're expecting: Gorilla style

Just in case their maternal instincts didn't kick in, the Lincoln Park Zoo staffers gave two gorilla moms maternal training before they gave birth in the fall.  Read...

 

Big Fun! series kick-off success

See a slideshow of photos from our first Big Fun! event.  Read...

 

Surprising new anti-violence initiative launches in Chicago

The Illinois Crime Commission has expanded their youth outreach program with the added benefit of a new initiative, partnered by the Police Athletic League and Rasheda Ali, daughter of the championship boxer. Read...

 

Museum of Science and Industry raises admission cost for 2013

The Museum of Science and Industry has raised its general admission prices effective Jan. 23. The museum will continue to offer 52 free days per year. Read...

 

Blinded sea lion pup finds a new home at Shedd Aquarium

Two California sea lions have joined the Shedd Aquarium's family, including the first disabled sea lion. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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