Unions Seek Deals At U. of I., Brookfield ZooThere are new developments today in two separate labor contract negotiations in Illinois, one in Urbana-Champaign and the other in Brookfield.
Brookfield Zoo's Polar Bears Right At Home In Chicago's Arctic ChillYou might have been doing everything you can to go outside the past few days, but a couple creatures in Chicago are loving the frigid temperatures.
Best Ways To Commemorate MLK Jr. Day In ChicagoHonor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year by visiting museums or volunteering through these organizations in the Chicago area.
New Year Brings New Baby Grey Seal To Brookfield ZooLily, an 11-year-old grey seal, gave birth to a female pup on Jan. 2, the Chicago Zoological Society’s first birth of the new year, according to a statement announcing the new arrival. The mother and daughter will remain behind the scenes for several weeks to allow them to bond.
Best Holiday Lights Shows In ChicagoWhy not take a break from shopping and see some of the best holiday lights in Chicago? Check out our list of where to go this season.
Best Veteran's Day 2015 Events In ChicagoThe day was originally approved by a Congressional Act as Armistice Day because World War I with Germany had officially ended at 11 a.m. Nov. 11, 1918. The holiday was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 to recognize people who served the U. S. in all wars
Brookfield Zoo’s 24-Year-Old Giraffe Franny DiesFranny, who had lived at the west suburban zoo since 1992, was euthanized after age-related degenerative arthritis “began to severely impact her daily comfort and quality of life,” a statement on the zoo’s website said.
New Birth Brings 4th Generation Of Endangered Gorillas To Brookfield ZooKamba, 11, gave birth Wednesday to Zachary; and mom and infant can be seen at the zoo’s Tropic World: Africa habitat, according to a statement from the Chicago Zoological Society.
Two Snow Leopard Cubs Born At Brookfield ZooBrookfield Zoo visitors will have to wait more than a month to see the newest additions up close, but until then, the zoo is sharing some photos of the adorable snow leopard cubs who are sure to melt your heart.
Brookfield Zoo: Help Name Our Mexican Gray Wolf Pups!As of Thursday afternoon, the names Magdalena, Inigo, and Aldo were leading the voting.
Best Upcoming Exhibits For Kids Around ChicagoLearning about animals, captaining a boat, sing a longs, nature hikes, and aerial magic can offer children a summer of discovery and memories they will never forget.
Lake County Fair Keeping Quirky Banana Derby, Where Monkeys Ride On Backs Of DogsDespite pleas from Brookfield Zoo and members of the Lake County Board to do away with an event featuring monkeys riding dogs, the Lake County Fair plans to keep the popular Banana Derby race.