Oak Brook Women's Club Over 80 Years By Marcia J. Spingola / President OBWC In the early 1960’s the Oak Brook Women’s Club was more of a welcoming committee to people moving to this particular suburb from the Chicagoland area. In...
Hears about 19th Century "The Social Graces" By Larry Atseff On November 23, at Maggiano’s in Oak Brook, nearly 50 members of the Oak Brook Women’s Club got a real sense of what the “Gilded Age” was like in the late...
Complete with intricate stone carvings and collaborative music performances By Larry Atseff Recently, Lizzadro Museum Director Dorothy Asher arranged for the first United States exhibit of fourteen beautifully carved agate cameos from Germany’s Roth-Cameo Studio, portraying Faust’s adventures. Agate is a...

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The love between Humans and Pets By Emma Wolf You know that feeling you get when you make eye contact with a dog and you can almost feel the dog smiling at you as you pet this loving and loyal animal?...
An exclusive interview with jazz legend Ramsey Lewis and his wife, artist Jan Lewis By Julie Jonlich “How far is the journey from here to a star”, are the lyrics from Irving Berlin’s popular 1932  song “How deep is the Ocean”...
Designed in 1894, had no legal protection from demolition for redevelopment. It will be restored and protected with a preservation easement by new preservation-minded buyers. By HM staff Thanks to efforts led by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, Hinsdale preservationists...
By HM staff The magnificent animals at Brookfield Zoo are always enough reason for a visit. Add Holiday Magic in December and make it a truly special day. From 3pm - 9pm, when the zoo opens, on December 8-12, 15-19,...
For the Oak Brook Chapter of the Infant Welfare Society, helping underserved children and their families is time-honored tradition. By Kerrie Kennedy After working in the PR and publishing industries for decades, Liz Berglund decided it was time to focus on...
By HM staff While the world was focused on shutdowns, restrictions and doing less, the Clarendon Hills Infant Welfare Society (CHIW) focused on how to do more in order to achieve its goal of supporting those less fortunate. Embracing the...
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if the holiday season became more widely known as “The Giving Season? By Alice Wood, JD, Director of Gift Planning, Dupage Foundation In the world of philanthropy, this is a make-or-break time of year for many of...