Lincoln Park Zoo

Type: Organization
Name: Lincoln Park Zoo
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Conservatory in Lincoln Park

CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Instagram user Keli McCoy-Mrotek says the Lincoln Park Conservatory is “incredible” year round, much like when she snapped this photo in October 2013. Whether you’re looking to sit on a bench and take in the day or visit the Lincoln ... [Published CNN - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrate National Eggs Benedict Day at Delightful Pastries

For some, Eggs Benedict is a perfect way to start the day. From the decadent Hollandaise sauce to the perfectly poached egg, the delicious bite on top of a crispy English muffin is a brunch favorite. April 16 is National Eggs Benedict Day. Let Delicious ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Man charged with having unregistered guns after shooting in Lincoln Park apartment

_ A Lincoln Park doctor with a cache of unregistered guns in his apartment claimed that “a nervous tic” caused him to fire into a neighbor’s unit on Wednesday, according to a police report.Michael Olivieri, 53, told officers he had placed a revolver on ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Easter egg hunt set for April 19

MANITOWOC — The public is invited to an Easter celebration on April 19 at Citizen Park, 930 N. 18th St.An Easter egg hunt starts at 11 a.m. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the main entrance of the Rollaire Skate Center. Each child must be registered ... [Published Herald Times - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Darwin was right

IN MATTERS biological, whether large or small, it is a good bet that what Charles Darwin said back in the 19th century is correct. One idea he had, which has not hitherto been put to the test, is that waterborne invertebrates frequently disperse by hitching ... [Published The Economist - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Save the date: Several area events including balls and galas

Carnevale GalaFamily Shelter Service will host its 2014 Magic Gala, Carnevale: A Celebration of Hope, on Saturday, April 11, 6:30-11 p.m. at The Abbington, 3S002 Illinois 53, Glen Ellyn. The evening will include dinner, dancing, music and cocktails. Tickets ... [Published Clarendon Hills - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

'By Knowing Animals, I Understand People Better'

In 1945, R. Marlin Perkins, the new director of Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo, decided that Chicagoans wanted more of the animals he husbanded; so, heedless of the fact there were fewer than 300 TVs in the city, he started a television show.It was not the ... [Published Southern Pines Pilot - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Aurelio’s inks deal to be the Official Pizza of the Lincoln Park Zoo

Monday, March 31st, 2014Chicago, IL  ( RestaurantNews.com )  Supporting world-class, affordable family-friendly fun, Aurelio’s Pizza signed an agreement to become the Official Pizza of Lincoln Park Zoo, and sponsor of its United Run for the Zoo and Jammin’ ... [Published RestaurantNews.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Marlin Perkins: A Man Noah Would Have Loved

Born today was Marlin PerkinsWhose TV show combed wild lurkin's.At the zoo, once, near the lake,He was bitten by a poisonous snake.It happened at Lincoln Park Zoo in the early 1950s. Years later he described what happened in an interview. "Another reptile ... [Published Chicago Now - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Chicago

The Windy City will blow you away. 1. Spray paint was invented in Chicago in 1949. 2. Chicago River is the only river in the world that flows backward. 3. Chicago is home to Lincoln Park Zoo, one of the world's last free zoos. 4. The Art Institute ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo

Zoo volunteers carefully fashion enrichment tools for animals Sahar the lion knew instantly there was an intruder in his yard. There, on the rock from which he could survey Lincoln Park Zoo, stood a cardboard replica of a male lion complete with a lush ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Chicago zoo announces penguin, polar bear plans

CHICAGO — Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo is bringing back penguins in a planned $22 million renovation, but other animals are moving to make room for the update.Zoo officials announced the project Wednesday. Work is scheduled to begin in the fall with new ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Mar 20 2014]

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"Chicago knows how to do holidays," says Lindsey Skinner, editor of ChicagoTraveler.com, "and Easter is no exception. Grab a mimosa and enjoy the warmer weather this Easter."
...Bonnie Paine says, "It’s the oasis of Kansas. I love finding where art flourishes in a state and it seems like there’s a lot of appreciation for the arts in Lawrence."
It happened at Lincoln Park Zoo in the early 1950s. Years later he described what happened in an interview. "Another reptile mishap was less chilling but perhaps more embarrassing, coming just 20 minutes before a performance of Zooparade. 'When I talk about handling animals, I always start by saying the most important thing is not to hurry,' he explains. 'So on this occasion I broke my own rule. I wanted to get the rehearsal over with, and I caught a rattlesnake so fast I didn't have a proper hold on him. He twisted in my hand and bit me.' While Marlin went off to the hospital, an assistant went on with the show. " [Parade Magazine, August 9, 1982]
...It's gone in an instant," says Theresa Pasquarella, a Chicago graphic artist who has made pinatas for 12 years and serves as a leader of the group. "Your handiwork is in his jaws, that's the essence of it. Someone is drooling or running around or totally annihilating something you painstakingly put together. There's not a sense of loss. … The project is complete and you are on to the next one. You're inspired."

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Conservatory in Lincoln Park [Published CNN - Apr 15 2014]
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EASTER 2014 IN CHICAGO : Best Brunches and East... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 11 2014]
Darwin was right [Published The Economist - Apr 10 2014]
Spring in Chicago: Top Ten Ways to Celebrate th... [Published Chicago Now - Apr 10 2014]
Ecology: Darwin was right [Published The Economist - Science & Technology - Apr 10 2014]
Easter egg hunt set for April 19 [Published Herald Times - Apr 10 2014]
When baby animals must be rescued from their ow... [Published PBS - Apr 09 2014]
Zoos & Aquariums and Their Visitors Can Be Crit... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 09 2014]
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Ecology: Darwin was right [Published The Economist - Science & Technology - Apr 10 2014]
IN MATTERS biological, whether large or small, it is a good bet that what Charles Darwin said back in the 19th century is correct. One idea he had, which has not hitherto been put to the test, is that waterborne invertebrates frequently disperse by hitching ...
50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Chicago [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 26 2014]
The Windy City will blow you away. 1. Spray paint was invented in Chicago in 1949. 2. Chicago River is the only river in the world that flows backward. 3. Chicago is home to Lincoln Park Zoo, one of the world's last free zoos. 4. The Art Institute ...
It's So Cold ... Polar Bears Taken Inside; Hund... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Mar 07 2014]
Seriously misguided students are up in arms over the possible revival of the Keystone Pipeline project from Canada to the US. Their concern is greenhouse gas and global warming. The notion that global warming is caused by man-made greenhouse gasses is ...
Chicago Cubs Unveil New Mascot [Published Breitbart Feed - Jan 13 2014]
The Chicago Cubs introduced its first mascot in modern times on Monday.  Meet "Clark," the bear-cub that now leaves the The Angels, Dodgers, and Yankees as the only three teams that do no have an official mascot in Major League Baseball. The Angels ...
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