Last weekend Kiwi and I wrapped up warm and ventured to the west of Chicago. We had heard about free zoo days that take place in winter, January and February, and offer free admission to a huge range of zoos. 501 more words
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(STMW) — A west suburban man is facing domestic battery charges after he punched his pregnant girlfriend in the face while she was holding a child Saturday afternoon at Brookfield Zoo, according to police. 296 more words
Ever since we went to Zoo Lights, Peeper has been talking about the zoo.
When I say we’re taking Finn for a walk, she says, “Zoo!” When I buckle her into her car seat, she says, “Zoo!” When we brush our teeth, she points to the picture of the rhino in the bathroom and says, “Zoo!” (Yes, we have a photo of a rhino in the bathroom. 374 more words
RIVERSIDE, Ill. (CBS) – Taxpayers are well aware that school improvements cost money, big money. Now, leaders in one west suburban school district are turning to a novel way to finance new sports facilities: naming rights. 273 more words
With my first month passed in Chicago in years I made sure to meet again with the city’s public animals. The years away (in the simple warmth of the hinterland, under the unconscious shadow of regional history, protected by social contract written in local long-hand) — how had they built this appetite to attend the zoos and aquarium? 432 more words