Chances are that if you don't know Lourdes, you don't really know Oak Park. This Oak Park mom of three can't walk a village block without running into someone she knows. She's about as effervescent as they come and usually has the skinny on anything Oak Park. Lourdes loves Oak Park and you'll see that in her blog... but here's your chance to finally find out what ticks her off!
Bittersweet — that's how I would best describe the last 30+ years of researching my family history. What started as a history paper in high school has ballooned into a consuming passion, with many twists and turns. Not to mention all the crazy "coincidences" I have uncovered along the way.
Nothing like being in a foul mood during the holidays, especially when you are just trying to share the magic of Santa with your children. Well, it's the end of the year and I am flying by the seat of my pants.
Starbucks next to the Lake Theatre is closing today. It was the second Starbucks to open in the Chicagoland area (back in 1991) and has been a "go to" spot for many (even those who want to bring a coffee into the Lake Theatre are allowed to do so).
Ready or not Oak Park....Wright Plus is Saturday! Beware of gawking visitors who will be reading, writing, taking photos of our beloved 'hood! Let's show off our amazing village! Wright Plus is a definite BEST OF OAK PARK!
A FREE evening of healthy exchanges - WELLAPALOOZA! is coming to Oak Park! I'm proud to be a part of the Beye School community and additionally tickled that they have come up with a amazing event for everyone in Oak Park to take advantage of!