Chicago restaurateur uses pandemic downtime to fly dogs and cats to safety

Chicago restaurateur uses pandemic downtime to fly dogs and cats to safety

In 1997, one of the bartenders asked if he wanted to help open a restaurant, and he became a partner in One Off Hospitality Group, which opened the Michelin-starred restaurant Blackbird and eventually 10 other Chicago hot spots, including Avec, The Publican and Big Star.

Giraffes have adorable reaction to finally going outside after long winter

Giraffes have adorable reaction to finally going outside after long winter

Warmer temperatures in Chicago allowed the Brookfield Zoo giraffes to head outside for the first time this year and they took !They started running around and stretching their legs.Giraffes Arnieta (left) and Potoka (right) stretch their legs outside for the first time following winter.

Get a second dog? Get ready for something different.

Get a second dog? Get ready for something different.

When Gearen decided to introduce a second dog into her Chicago home, she thought the new addition would offer more of the same things.Her new dog, Zack, took a lot more time, effort and expense than Roxy.

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

An image released shows one of the so-called ‘zombie dogs’ that have been spotted in a Chicago neighbourhood.Source:Facebook“You can avoid attracting them to your yards and neighbourhoods by not leaving food out and by securing your garbage,” the department said.It’s common to spot coyotes in Illinois, especially in the southern, southeastern and west-central parts, according to the state’s Department of Natural Resources.