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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
“E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” at Tivoli Theatre to Benefit Local Family

“E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” at Tivoli Theatre to Benefit Local Family

Here’s your chance to relive the magic of the “E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” movie on the big screen. The Tivoli Theatre in downtown Downers Grove is hosting a special screening of this family classic at 10AM on Saturday, February 11th. All proceeds from this showing will benefit a Downers Grove family whose two children have been diagnosed with a rare, fatal illness, LINCL-Batten disease.

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Taylor Guitars Road Show at Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove

Taylor Guitars Road Show at Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove

Ready for an afternoon dedicated to guitars and free music? Check out the Taylor Guitars Road Show on Sunday, October 23rd beginning at 2PM at the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove. The doors open at 1PM allowing visitors to preview Taylor’s wide array of custom guitars.

October 11, 2011 | 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
Illinois Tollway Family Safety Fair

Illinois Tollway Family Safety Fair

The Illinois Tollway Family Safety Fair is scheduled Saturday, July 16 from 10AM – 2PM at the Illinois Tollway headquarters, 2700 Ogden Avenue in Downers Grove, IL.

June 24, 2011 | By | Reply More
Tivoli Downers Grove – Morning Movie Magic!

Tivoli Downers Grove – Morning Movie Magic!

This summer, June 15th through August 10th, the Tivoli Theater in Downers Grove will be hosting Morning Movie Magic. The event is a series of family-friendly movies playing each Wednesday at 10AM. The best part?

April 22, 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
Tivoli Theatre, Downers Grove, IL

Tivoli Theatre, Downers Grove, IL

Today’s photos feature the Tivoli Theatre in downtown Downers Grove. The Tivoli is without a doubt one of the best-preserved classic theaters in DuPage County – a true landmark.

December 31, 2010 | By | Reply More
DuPage County Photos – Images of Downers Grove

DuPage County Photos – Images of Downers Grove

[Photos from in and around Downers Grove.] Downers Grove Park District Museum Image by skeggy Downers Grove Park District Museum, on Maple Ave, Downers Grove, Illinois. Side view in snow – a gray wintry day. www.dgparks.org/catalog.cfm?dest=dir&linkid=17&li… Tivoli Theatre, Downers Grove, IL Image by BWChicago 5021 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, IL cinematreasures.org/theater/66/ Kids on flooded 55th […]

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Heating and Cooling, Furnace Repair Tips

Heating and Cooling, Furnace Repair Tips

What to do when the heat goes out? During standard business hours, calling a furnace repair or heating and cooling technician out to your home is expensive. After-hours and weekend repairs can be silly-expensive. So, before calling out a furnace repairman, there are some things you’ll want to troubleshoot for yourself first.

November 23, 2010 | By | Reply More