Posts tagged "@frontdoor"

Family Grounds Cafe: At the Intersection of Kids and Coffee

Wouldn’t it be great if there were a place where you could get a hazelnut latte and a cranberry-orange scone and actually sit down in a chair and enjoy it while your toddler or preschooler got to play dress up, build a block tower or just run around screaming like the crazy kid that he... Read more »

Searching for zen at the Osaka Garden

After the Japanese Cultural Center made a visit to their summer camp, both of my little ones expressed an interest in learning more about Japanese culture (look at those summer camp dollars at work!). In light of their interest in origami and rolling sushi, I thought it was an opportune time to make a visit... Read more »

Buzz Over to the Garfield Park Conservatory to see Bee Movie

The Chicago Park District has provided many cool outdoor movie watching opportunities throughout the summer months — but the upcoming showing of Bee Movie at the Garfield Park Conservatory promises to be a great one. A movie about bees — at the conservatory! What a brilliant pairing. Bee Movie is showing on the back lawn... Read more »

Time is running out for a trip to Kiddieland

Photo used via Creative Commons license. After 81 years in the kiddie amusement park business, Kiddieland in Melrose Park is closing its doors for good on October 4. That means you have less than two months to make your last (or maybe your first) visit. I grew up in Oak Park and was no stranger... Read more »