Monday, July 9, 2012
Parade guests in Glenview, Northbrook show off their reds, whites, and blues.
This Fourth of July was one of the hottest on record and parade guests in Glenview and Northbrook struggled to keep cool while still managing to display their patriotic pride. Guests had fun coordinating their outfits and finding whimsical ways to incorporate the colors into their attire. Above, have a look at some of Indepedence Day fashions we found. Have your own 4th Fashions you'd like to share? Add them to our gallery by clicking the green 'add a photo' button.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Community celebrates Fourth of July, Glenview style.
Glenview residents commemorated the Fourth of July Wednesday, braving 100 degree temperatures to celebrate their country's Independence Day. The 47th annual Park District-sponsored parade, which featured more than 80 groups marching, dancing, playing, and waving their way through town, began at Our Lady of Perpetual Help and made its way down Harlem Avenue before coming to an end at Johns Park. Many sponsors help to make the parade possible, among them: The Abington of Glenview, which sponsored the bike parade held just before the main attraction, Astellas USA Foundation, Farmers Insurance - Jurczak Insurance Agency, Glenview State Bank, Illinois Tool Works Inc., Piper Jaffray & Co., and The Glen Town Center. Want to stay up-to-date on …
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Son’s love of numbers leads to unusual celebrations.
I hope you're ready: Independence Day is right around the corner. What? Oh yes, I know that it's September, not July. But, I'm not talking about America's Independence Day. I am referring to the day that Guatemala gained its independence from Spain--Sept. 15. Who cares, you ask? Why, my son does, of course. A boy who is REALLY into numbers My son is into all things numbers related, and we discovered this early on. When Kai, who is autistic, first started saying a few words, we found out that he sees numbers everywhere. Once, he picked up a fallen tree branch and said “seven.” It took us a little while to understand what he was talking about, but eventually we saw that the shape of the branch looked like the number seven if you held it…