Lincoln Park »

Scared of Chicago's Seven Species of Bats? Don't Be, Researchers Say

A local research team has tracked bats throughout Chicago and said they pose virtually no risk to us.

Lincoln Park »

Baby Piglets, Mongoose Pups Born at Lincoln Park Zoo

The mongoose pups were born Oct. 7 and the piglets were born Monday.

River North »

Black Cat Adoption Ban Around Halloween On the Outs, Shelters Say

Most shelters adopt them out despite fears they could be victims of rituals or other foul play.

The Loop »

Mutt Cuts Van from 'Dumb and Dumber To' Tours Chicago Thursday

The '84 sheepdog van will circle the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods: sadly, without Lloyd and Harry.

Downtown »

Uber Will Deliver a Kitten To You Today For National Cat Day

Until 4 p.m., Uber is offering 15 minutes of snuggling time for $30. All proceeds go towards shelters.

Wicker Park »

Cat Stroller Purr-fect for Getting Around Wicker Park: Photos

Connie Bacon turns heads around the neighborhood pushing her 14-year-old cat through the park.

West Loop »

Dressed-Up Pets Show Off at Mary Bartelme Howl-o-Ween Pet Parade

West Loop Veterinary Care celebrated Halloween early with a pet parade at the Near West Side park.

McKinley Park »

Residents Hoping for Dog-Friendly Area in McKinley Park

The quest to bring a dog park to McKinley Park begins with paperwork and petitions.

North Center »

Eat at Pockets Wednesday, Feed a Hungry Pet

Eat at Lincoln Ave. Pockets Wednesday night and half the cost of your order will go to pet food pantry.

Portage Park »

Portage Park to Host Dog Costume Parade and Contest

Awards will be handed out for the funniest and scariest dog Halloween costume Sunday at Portage Park.

Streeterville »

Streeterville Doggie Halloween Costume Party Celebrates David 'Bow(wow)ie'

Hosted by the Museusm of Contemporary Art, the neighborhood event includes a costume contest.

Lincoln Park »

On Lincoln Park History Tour, Dogs, People Find Common Interest in Statues

At the History Museum's pup crawl, dogs are invited along to learn about the neighborhood's history.

Logan Square »

Scene in the 'Hood: Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Five of the best Instagram pics and videos from around Logan Square, Humboldt Park and Avondale.

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