258 posts categorized "Adults"
September 13, 2013
September 09, 2013
September’s Fish of the Month is striped bass—one of the fishes on Shedd’s “best choice list” for sustainability. This recipe for striped bass with roasted tomatoes and olive tapenade will wow your guests and bring bright piquant flavors to your table!
August 01, 2013
Our Right Bite team chose farmed arctic char as August’s Fish of the Month because it’s on Shedd’s “best choice list” for sustainability. The recipe for grilled arctic char with eggplant and tomato salad uses a medley of summer’s best vegetables while keeping it simple. We think you’ll like it!
May 17, 2013
May 17 is Endangered Species Day. But we live among threatened and endangered plant and animal species every day. You might see them during a bird walk on the lakefront or on a hike through the Cook County forest preserves. You will see them swimming in Shedd’s exhibits and even growing in our gardens.
April 08, 2013
February 11, 2013
Eighty-nine years ago today, 12 civic movers and shakers met
in the office of Chicago’s premier architectural firm, Graham, Anderson, Probst
& White, on the 14th floor of the Railway Exchange Building (later the
Santa Fe Building and today Motorola) on Michigan Avenue. There they incorporated
the not-for-profit Shedd Aquarium Society.
February 07, 2013
When Shedd Aquarium opened its doors in 1930, energy goals were much different from today’s green initiatives. Take, for example, the four beautiful chandeliers hanging in the main foyer. They are illuminated by a whopping 600 bulbs, a design that showed off the new age of electric lighting—when an opulent display of bulbs was a measure of success.
December 10, 2012
Your seafood choices can have a big impact on the health of our oceans and lakes—so make sure they’re positive ones! Every month, Shedd’s Right Bite team highlights a sustainable seafood item as our Fish of the Month. December’s pick is farmed scallops, and we have an elegant holiday starter dish, seared scallops with braised fennel, apple and leeks.
November 15, 2012