Archive for July 2010

How The Dearborn Garden Walk Transformed a Neighborhood.

How The Dearborn Garden Walk Transformed a Neighborhood.
Walking around the Gold Cost neighborhood today it is hard to imagine that this Near North neighborhood was once declared a “slum” through the Land Clearance Act of 1948. Today, the neighborhood is home to some of Chicago’s wealthiest residents, designer boutiques like Giorgio Armani, Chanel, Harry Winston, and many more. I’m not old enough... Read more »

Peterson Garden Re-dedication This Saturday

Peterson Garden Re-dedication This Saturday
Since the City’s fireworks show will be held on July 4th, that frees up your July 3rd to attend the Peterson Garden Re-dedication tomorrow. The Peterson Garden has sprung up, virtually overnight, at the site of one of the original Victory Gardens during WW2. Stop by between 4-8PM for a costume parade (both kids &... Read more »

'Gardyn' A Visual & Aural Garden Feast

'Gardyn' A Visual & Aural Garden Feast
What do you get when you combine a mother with a passion for gardening and a son with musical talent? You get ‘Gardyn’ a mix of a son’s interview with his mother about gardening and beats he created around the garden. 4 You can read about how the track and video, a gift to his... Read more »
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