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Video of Deer Grazing at Lyman Woods in Downers Grove

Video of Deer Grazing at Lyman Woods in Downers Grove

Not too long ago, we posted this tour of Lyman Woods in Downers Grove. In addition to the wide variety of wild plants and vegetation growing in Lyman Woods, the preserve is teaming with wildlife. On this brisk fall morning these deer grazed, seemingly unfazed by the nearby traffic and bustling corporate office park. Just […]

October 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville – Great Views Await

Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville – Great Views Await

The Goldenrod is in full-bloom throughout DuPage County. The photos below were taken last weekend at Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville. If you’ve never been to Greene Valley (just west of Rt 53 on 75th Street), you should check it out.  There are over twelve miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback-riding. The […]

September 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Photos

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Photos

If you’ve never had the opportunity to visit Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien, you should.  The enormous preserve completely surrounds Argon National Laboratory and features a 10-mile loop trail that is perfect for runners, bicyclists, and nature-lovers alike.  Read more about Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve. The photos below were taken in early summer at […]

August 22, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Tour of Lyman Woods in Downers Grove

A Tour of Lyman Woods in Downers Grove

Lyman Woods occupies the southeast corner of Highland Avenue and 31st Street in Downers Grove. The preserve’s location seems a bit awkward and juxtaposed in contrast to the surrounding tall office buildings, but regardless, Lyman Woods should not be overlooked as a quite, natural respite. I assure you, once you are strolling down one of the wood’s natural, interior trails, the nearby office buildings and major thoroughfares are dwarfed by the scale and majesty of the massive aged oaks.

October 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
The Naperville Carillon

The Naperville Carillon

The Naperville Millenium Carillon (and Moser Tower) can be seen from just about anywhere in downtown Naperville.  For years, I have driven past the carillon while traveling down Aurora Avenue near River Walk Park.  This past weekend, I decided to take a closer look… The trip to the top of the Naperville Carillon costs $3, […]

July 24, 2011 | By | Reply More
West Wind Motel in West Chicago – Movie Trivia

West Wind Motel in West Chicago – Movie Trivia

If you live in DuPage County, you may have driven throught the intersection of Garys Mill and Roosevelt Roads in West Chicago. There is no street light at the intersection, and it does appear fairly nondescript, but did you know that filming for one of the most iconic films of all time took place there?

March 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
Tivoli Theatre, Downers Grove – Interior Photos

Tivoli Theatre, Downers Grove – Interior Photos

Here are some more photos from inside the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove. I recently went to a show there, and am still amazed at the ornate detailing and design of this classic theater’s interior.

February 24, 2011 | By | Reply More
Blackwell Off-Leash Dog Park Warrenville

Blackwell Off-Leash Dog Park Warrenville

Check out the Blackwell Off-Leash Dog Park located in Warrenville off Mack Road in DuPage County.

January 29, 2011 | By | Reply More
DuPage County: Photos of the Day

DuPage County: Photos of the Day

Photos from DuPage County including a photos from Lombard and one from the DuPage County Fairgrounds.

January 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Cantigny Golf Course, Wheaton – Photo of the Day

Cantigny Golf Course, Wheaton – Photo of the Day

Photo of the day featuring Cantigny Golf Course in Wheaton…

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