Find a Snowy Day Project at Locally-Owned Craft Stores

Woman customer holding glass jar with color paint in the art department of a locally-owned craft store

On a snowy day, there’s nothing better than staying inside and working on a fun arts and crafts project. If this sounds good to you, head to one of these locally-owned craft stores where you’ll find everything from paintbrushes to knitting needles: The WasteShed  The WasteShed provides Chicagoans a place to find repurposed arts and […]

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Check Out the Oak Park Farmers’ Market

A mature man working at a farmer's market produce stand, smiling as he accepts payment from his customer

The Oak Park Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday through October from 7 am to 1 pm regardless of the weather. You can find the Oak Park Farmer’s Market at the Pilgrim Church Parking lot at 460 Lake Street, located less than 10 minutes by car from Oak Place Apartments and 20 minutes by foot. Fruits, Veggies, […]

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Enjoy a Delicious Meal at The Berghoff

Chicago, Illinois - July 16, 2017: The Berghoff Restaurant on West Adams Street, The Loop district, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Was opened in 1898 by Herman Joseph Berghoff.

If you would like to enjoy a delicious meal in a historic setting, head to The Berghoff in Chicago! For more than a century, it has been family-owned and operated, and it began with an immigrant who had a dream.   History In 1870, Herman Berghoff immigrated to the United States from Germany. He gained employment at […]

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