March 2, 2010-- The Chicago Zoological Society (CZS), which manages Brookfield Zoo, hosted its annual Conservation Dinner on March 2, 2010, at The Art Institute of Chicago. The 2010 George B. Rabb Conservation Medal was awarded to Polar Bears International and its CEO and president, Robert Buchanan, for their conservation efforts in protecting polar bears and arctic habitats. The dinner was presented by the CZS Women’s Board and sponsored by Freeborn & Peters, LLP. The award was created in 2005 by the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Zoological Society to honor the lifelong legacy of animal welfare and the worldwide conservation leadership of George Rabb, Ph.D., president emeritus of the Society. For more information, visit Read more
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Ever wonder where Chicago's best-dressed people buy their clothes? How about where the city's designers and connoisseurs shop for themselves? We wanted to know. So we asked local experts and assorted culture mavens to name their favorite stores and top-secret sources—and we share the results here. Read more
Camera Obscura: As the Victorian age gave way to the 20th century, a beautiful young Chicago photographer named Beatrice Tonnesen made her mark with a brilliant idea: using live models in advertisements. But Tonnesen’s pioneering role, like her artfully composed images (which often were usurped by well-known illustrators), faded into history—that is, until an inquisitive collector rescued Tonnesen from obscurity Read more