Friday, June 9, 2023
At Neighborhood Food Pantries, residents 'shop' to feed their families with dignity
Neighborhood Food Pantries is hosting its Shopping Cart Shuffle 5K on Saturday, June 24, in Hanover Park. Funds raised support DuPage County-based Neighborhood Food Pantries, which provides food to families in need.
Now's the time to make suburban dining plans for Father's DayImpress dad by planning a special brunch, lunch or dinner outing in the suburbs for Father's Day.
Hanover Park unveiling Warhol-inspired mural of notable people from villageThe village of Hanover Park is joining the celebration of the "WARHOL" exhibition that opened last week at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn in a couple ways this summer.
Tala Coffee Roasters adding cafe, tasting room to Libertyville industrial locationIt's a dream come true for co-owner Joanna Tong.
Record gift to Chicago Botanic Garden a boon for plant science, conservation, trainingA major contribution will help the Chicago Botanic Garden study and conserve sensitive plant species, aiming to increase their numbers to reintroduce them to their habitats.
'Not all that unusual' but quick drought for suburbs: What you should do with fire, your lawnThough a moderate drought is not uncommon for the suburbs, the dry weather leading to this year's conditions is: Last month was the Chicago area's fourth-driest May on record. Impacts have been limited so far, but experts say the weather could be further cause for agricultural and ecological concern if we don't see enough rain in the coming months.
Festivals June 9-15: Chicago Blues Fest, Rails to Victory, Mundelein Craft Beer Fest and moreIf you haven't made it to an outdoor concert, movie in the park, cruise night or festival yet, there are a variety of options happening across the suburbs this week. The best part? Most are free to attend.
Try this nod to Mexican elote in soup form as summer corn rolls inM. Eileen Brown adapts this recipe for Elote Corn Soup from one found at delish.com. It's a must-try when the fresh summer corn rolls in.
Family members, first responders lauded for saving two Hoffman Estates men with CPRWomen from different families helped save the lives of two loved ones in Hoffman Estates on the same day this spring by practicing the CPR instructions they received from emergency dispatchers.
Best Bets: Blippi in Rosemont, Chi-Soul Fest, Jim Breuer, Umphrey's McGee rock docFind kid-friendly fun with Blippi, dance the weekend away with Chi-Soul Fest at Navy Pier, revisit 25 years of Umphrey's McGee with the premiere of the documentary "Frame x Frame," laugh along with comedian Jim Breuer at the Genesee and more.
'Sister Rosemarie's vision': Northern Illinois Food Bank honors 40 years of helping neighborsNorthern Illinois Food Bank is marking 40 years of helping people dealing with food insecurity. The organization recently held its inaugural Founder's Day event to honor Sister Rosemarie Burian, who founded the organization that now works across 13 counties in northern Illinois.
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