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We Ask, They Answer: Shark Q&A with Steven Kessel, director of marine research at the Shedd Aquarium

"Sharks originated on this planet around 450 million years ago, some 100 million years before the origin of trees."

Inside Scoop: Holiday exhibits and plays, free Chicago museum days, SketchFest, Batsu! and more

Surrounding the museum’s main floor, more than 50 trees and displays are beautifully decorated by volunteers from Chicago’s ethnic...

The Big City Blog: Playing Chicago tour guide for out-of-town friends can be rather enjoyable

I could honestly visit the Shedd once a month and never get bored. So many consistent exhibits, aquatic shows, a 4-D theater and more.

The Big City Blog: Family traditions like the Shedd Aquarium can be the start of something special

Chicago is just the kind of city that is almost begging you to become a more active parent.

Chicago Insider: Natalie Converse on Wicker Park shopping, a sushi favorite, Roots Pizza and being a tourist for a day

Chicago Insider: Natalie Converse on Wicker Park shopping, a sushi favorite, Roots Pizza and being a tourist for a day

An ode to good beer: The welcome influx of Chicago craft breweries

Craft breweries are popping up everywhere in Chicago, and this writer couldn’t be happier

Dolphin trainer for a day at the Shedd Aquarium? Count us in

Does Tim Ward have the coolest job in Chicago? I decided to find out for myself

The Chicago Insider: Hilary Ward

Ever wish you had an active local’s advice on how best to enjoy the city? We have too, so here are some answers Hilary Ward Concierge at...

My Chicago: If you could take a visitor to just one Chicago landmark, what would it be?

The question: If you could take a visitor to just one Chicago landmark, what would it be? “The Museum of Science & Industry....

Chicago Insider: Rich Zell on the city’s best brunches and the Chicago History Museums

Rich Zell Finance How long you’ve lived here: 12 years. What you like best about Chicago: When summer arrives, the city comes alive with...