Category Archives: Museums
When you visit the Shedd and head underground to view the Polar Play Zone, there are plastic replicas of an iceberg from under the water that children can walk through. Inside the iceberg are plastic fish you can find and … Continue reading
The Shedd decorated for the holidays. Wreaths along the walls with a light display in red, green and a hint of stars.
A part of the Waters of the World exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium, this is the Blue Iguana, A 2002 report issued by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands said fewer than 30 Grand Cayman blue iguanas (Cyclura lewisi) … Continue reading
In Shedd’s new special exhibit, Jellies, discover the intriguing ways these pulsing, translucent animals survive—and thrive—in the world’s oceans. Learn how a jelly can devour enough food to double its weight each day, or how sea nettles hunt by trailing their … Continue reading
The Adler Planetarium done in HDR. I really like how HDR really pulls out the color in the sky.
The curvy marble staircase at the Chicago Cultural Center.
On the north side of the Chicago Cultural Center architecture is Greek-inspired with strong angular structures and military-influenced decorations. From the curving marble staircase an outdoor garden and sculpture can be viewed. At the top of the stairway is the 45-foot … Continue reading
Today was the Muster at the Chicago Fire Academy hosted by the 5-11 Club of Chicago. This event ran from 8am-1pm today and hosted a variety of antique and newer fire apparatus and fire equipment. Demonstrations were done using fire … Continue reading
This time last year, the city of Chicago was getting ready to head out in an 80 degree day in hockey jerseys to cheer on the Blackhawks brought the Stanley Cup to Chicago. With ticker tape falling from … Continue reading