Posts in category "Lombard"

Lilac Time at Lilacia Park in Lombard

On the way back from the city last week, our express train stopped in Lombard.  And just steps from the platform was this banner… My mom noticed it and said she had been to this festival when she was a little girl.  The dates on the banner made me want to hurry back to see... Read more »

It's Spring! Get Moving on the Illinois Prairie Path

It's Spring! Get Moving on the Illinois Prairie Path
I live as close to the train station as I live to the Illinois Prairie Path.  I feel very fortunate to have both.  The path is a nicely maintained slice of nature through the busy western suburbs.  It is a shortcut to downtown Wheaton for me, but it is really so much more. The 61 mile... Read more »

Plan Ahead: Shop "Small Business Saturday" in a Local Downtown

Saturday, after all of the crazy Black Friday shopping is over, there is a call to arms to head downtown.  (Not “The Downtown” as in the o.b.v.i.o.u.s.l.y. cool phrase for downtown Chicago to make it sound like it is the only downtown you know.)  Not THAT downtown, but head to your local Main-Street-USA downtown and... Read more »
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