Posts tagged "Oz Park"

Chicago's best haunted house is holding auditions

Chicago's best haunted house is holding auditions
Happy weekend! I haven’t been feeling so hot and can’t seem to come up with a witty weekend event guide introduction. Here are some events you should check out….because: Fall fashions are in full swing, crafty stores are already showing pumpkin decor, it’s time to face the music: fall is coming. Normally I would be... Read more »

A Movie in the Park Must See: The Sandlot

A Movie in the Park Must See: The Sandlot
I always feel like Father’s Day weekend is full of barbecues and golf outings. And since I’m a good daughter, I’m venturing out to the ‘burbs to enjoy the breadsticks at the Schaumburg Olive Garden with my family. In case you’re sticking around the city, here are a few dos and don’ts for you: Must... Read more »

Did you know the Wizard of Oz was written in Chicago?

Did you know the Wizard of Oz was written in Chicago?
I’ve always loved Oz Park, but it seems kind of random. Where did it get its name? Where did those Wizard of Oz character statues come from? Being the Chicago nerd that I am, I did some research and found out some very interesting facts for this week’s “Did You Know, Chicago?”. L. Frank Baum,... Read more »
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