Digital Content Editor
Alaina Buzas lives in Chicago's South Loop but is originally from Michigan. Before becoming the Digital Content Editor for ChicagoParent.com, she worked as a designer for the magazine's parent company Wednesday Journal, Inc. When she isn't working, she volunteers with 826 Chicago, blogs about book cover design and cheers on her Detroit Tigers. Alaina is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, where she majored in Journalism and minored in Visual Communications. She also spent a year studying photography and eating delicious food in Italy.
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Shedd Aquarium's Penguin Encounter great for a Chicago date
July 29, 2013
Looking for a fun afternoon out with your spouse? The Shedd Aquarium's Penguin Encounter is a great place to ditch the kids.
Evanston hotspot Found offers parents an eclectic date night
July 15, 2013
Come with an empty stomach and an open mind, and you'll have a great night out.
A guide to a New Orleans vacation for families
July 2, 2013
New Orleans is more than Bourbon Street and beads. Check out how to make a great family vacation out of a trip to the Big Easy.
8 must-sees in the Museum of Science and Industry's 80 at 80 exhibit
June 20, 2013
Get inside Paul Bunyan's head and see a pair of Google Glasses in the latest exhibit at MSI.
Nature on Tap series a great escape for Chicago parents
June 5, 2013
Ditch the kids for some adult-only fun at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Nature on Tap, a new series at the museum, provides an escape from diapers and homework one evening a month.
Nine-year-old Asean Johnson speaks out against Chicago Public Schools closings
May 22, 2013
Asean Johnson, whose school has since been spared, brings a rally crowd to its feet during a speech about the potential school closings.
Adler opens renovated Cafe Galileo's with revamped, healthier menu
May 16, 2013
Adler's renovated cafe features outdoor seating and fresh options, just in time for summer planetarium visits.
Shedd Aquarium opens new outdoor Stingray Touch exhibit
May 14, 2013
Families can reach out and touch rays as they glide through an outdoor pool in Shedd's newest seasonal exhibit.
Cosmic Wonder launches families from Chicago's Adler Planetarium into outer space
May 13, 2013
In Adler's new live show, visitors feel like they're floating through space dust.
Last minute gift ideas for Chicago moms this Mother's Day
May 9, 2013
Attention last minute shoppers! We've compiled a list of great ideas for Mother's Day gifts that you can still rush out and buy before Sunday.