NITN | @notintownlive | 30 Apr 2020
Chicago/NITN: Chicago is known for resilience and its welcoming spirit. So amid Covid-19 and lockdowns, the city in Illionois of the United States is welcoming people from across the country to connect with and experience it.
With Google Arts & Culture, virtual visitors can roam the halls of many Chicago Museums from the comfort of their home.
The Chicago land area is home to the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structures in the world.
The Art Institute of Chicago is known for their astounding collection, which includes some of the most famous paintings on the planet.
Chicago History Museum is a place of learning, discovery, creativity, and of course, history.
This hidden gem, located on the University of Chicago campus, houses a treasure trove of artifacts from the most ancient days of Egypt, Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, and beyond.
The Museum of Contemporary Photography is the world’s premier college art museum dedicated to photography.
Located within the Columbia College Chicago’s Loop campus, the museum is home to more than 15,000 objects by over 1,500 artists. Their digital collections showcase photographs from the MoCP permanent collection that have been selected by artists, curators, and students.
The Newberry Library houses an extensive non-circulating collection of rare books, maps, music, manuscripts, and other printed material as Chicago’s independent research library since 1887. One can explore more than one million of these items digitized online.
ZOOS AND ANIMALS
Brookfield Zoo, a 216-acre oasis that is home to over 2,000 animals, is bringing the zoo to you with Facebook broadcasts to make time home with kids entertaining and educational. One can see African painted dog puppies get their first physical exam, gorillas using tools to get food, and much more.
The Lincoln Park Zoo, one of the largest zoo-based conservation and science programs in the country, is providing unique experiences for supporters to & keep in touch & with their favorite animals and spaces at the zoo.
this beauty is worth saving.
DINING & IMBIBING AT HOME RECIPES FROM OUR CHEFS
Executive Chef Derek Dupree of Bernie’s shares his hummus with lamb recipe and notes, “hummus is fairly easy to make and uses ingredients that are non-perishable, and that you likely already have. Hummus also makes for a great work-from-home snack.”
Cochon Volant Brasserie, Francois Frankie, and Taureaux Tavern Executive Chef Mike Sheerin shares his roasted chicken recipe and states, "this is my go-to recipe for a simple dinner that's guaranteed to have leftovers for a few days."
GET CREATIVE WITH OUR ARTISTS AND ENTERTAINERS
Carisa Hendrix has made her full hit show at The Chicago Magic Lounge, Indulgence with Lucy Darling, free from her website.
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Gurugram/NITN: India's private airline SpiceJet on Monday announced the launch of daily flight services connecting Darbhanga with key metros of Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
Kochi/NITN: India's private airline IndiGo commenced two weekly flights between India and Maldives under air bubble from Friday.
Kolkata/UNI/NITN: Air India, the Asian country's national airline, is actively considering reintroduction of its Kolkata-London-Kolkata direct flight soon after getting nod from the Aviation Ministry and Airport Authority of India (AAI) and clearance of other technicalities.