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July 28, 2014
Horn of Plenty

Saxophonist Barry Winograd brings his jazz duo to the Patio at Café Brauer from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

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June 4, 2010
Black and White and Cute All Over

Watch Grevy’s zebra colt Enzi enjoy his first trot around his yard at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area.

Born May 28 as part of the Grevy’s Zebra Species Survival Plan®, Enzi is the first foal for this endangered species at the zoo since 2001.

June 4, 2010
Splashing Again

After a hiatus during rehab to their exhibit, the gray seals are again splashing through the Kovler Sea Lion Pool. Stop by to welcome them back.

June 3, 2010
Destroy the Flyers

Last Friday, the male Amur tiger at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Kovler Lion House was presented a box emblazoned with the Philadelphia Flyers logo. He promptly destroyed it. (Of course, the meaty bone hidden inside the box might have motivated the big cat.)

The tiger isn’t the only one involved in the Chicago Blackhawks’ quest for the Stanley Cup.

June 3, 2010
Support the Annual Fund

Support animal conservation and care—and deepen your connection to the zoo—by making a contribution to Lincoln Park Zoo’s Annual Fund. We need your support to help keep the zoo free and open to all, 365 days a year. Click here to learn more.

June 2, 2010
Posts from the President

Hi everybody. I’ll be making periodic posts to provide you a unique perspective on Lincoln Park Zoo and my work as the president and CEO. So here goes…
The Patio at Café Brauer opened over the Memorial Day weekend and crowds dined and drank in this newest place to relax at the zoo. (Once Nature Boardwalk opens on June 24 the view from the Patio will be breathtaking. Stop by for a beer or a glass of wine.)
It was nice to see visitors this weekend gushing over the European white stork chicks and the newly hatched cinereous vulture. If you haven’t yet seen them, you’re missing out.

May 24, 2010
Zoo Food at the Market

Join Cafe at Wild Things chefs Rodolfo Mariano and Michael Bolin at the Green City Market this Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. They will conduct a cooking demonstration including the organic turkey club panini served at the cafe. Shop the market and pick up a few cooking tips. This free event is held within Lincoln Park just west of the Farm-in-the-Zoo Presented by John Deere.

May 21, 2010
The Wildest Gift Shop in the City

Wild Things gift shop is your destination for unique gifts in Lincoln Park. We carry fun and educational toys, green and fair-trade products, books, jewelry and souvenirs of Lincoln Park Zoo. Parking is free for the first 30 minutes and admission to the zoo is always free, so quick shopping trips are convenient. Consider Wild Things when picking up a last-minute birthday or hostess gift--we carry gift bags and cards to complete your needs. And for those who have no time to browse, the Wild Things staff would be happy to do the shopping for you.

May 20, 2010
Sleep Under the Skyscrapers

Who said hiking along the water and camping in tents was just for the wilderness? The new Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo provides the perfect setting for your family to explore an urban ecosystem at night. Take a hike, explore the wildlife that enlivens this area and enjoy a pizza dinner. Pitch your tent on the South Lawn and sleep under the skyscrapers, then wake to the morning songs of birds. The July Sleep Under the Skyscrapers has sold out. Registration for the August 6-7 session is open. Click here to learn more or to register.

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