Saturday, May 11, 2013
Don't want to make breakfast in bed? Don't worry. Here's some places in the Forest Park, Oak Park and River Forest area you can try.
Want to treat mom to a nice Mother's Day Brunch? Don't worry—Patch did some research for you! Here's some great places in the area to grab a bite on Sunday, May 12. Do you have one to add? Share it in the comments below. Barclay's American Grille/Carleton Hotel — Oak Park Barclay's brunch is served in the Grand Ballroom of the Carleton Hotel from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $34.95 for adults and $11.95 for children 5-12. Kids under 4 are free. Barclay's will be serving dinner at 5 p.m. Call 708-848-4250 for reservations. Marion Street Cheese Market — Oak Park Offering a hybrid brunch buffet. $35 for adults and $12 for children 12 and younger. Mom gets a complimentary mimosa. Regular menu will not be available. Call 708-725-7200 for …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Local business owners and organizations around the suburbs learn firsthand the benefits of Patch.
Dozens of local business owners and organizations are discovering Patch across the west suburbs each month. Listen to what one local organization had to say about the experience. To learn more about how Patch can benefit your business or organization contact Advertising Manager Jim Hankes at 630-815-4171.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
If you've got wit, add your caption to Patch's weekly comic challenge and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Tommy O, who provided the winning punchline to last week's Dog Interview cartoon: So you admit your reason for leaving previous employment was because you put …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Parents, Patch wants to hear from you on the questions that get families talking.
Whether or not you can feel it coming yet, your kid is sniffing that 70-degree air outside and thinking about one thing above all else: summer vacation is coming. Of course, for older kids, "vacation" may be a slight misnomer. And for some, that might not even be so much of a change from their activities during the school year... that is, those kids who already put a good chuck of their time into their jobs. Which brings us to this week's Hey Mom & Dad question: Saiward Brown: “We believe that during the school year, our boys' job is to be the best students that they can be; during the summer they should work. There are skills they need to learn there as well.” – Wheaton Patch Facebook Spencer Dylan Smith: “I think a part-time of 10-20 …
Monday, May 6, 2013
See what's planned this week at the River Forest Whole Foods to make mom feel special.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
A car with five suburban men coming home from Indiana University rolled over Saturday, killing River Forest man John Malone Jr.. La Grange man Michael Rende was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
For more on this story, read River Forest Student Dies in Accident on Way Home From College
Celebrate Cinco do Mayo locally with these events, and share reviews for your favorite Mexican food and margaritas.
Where's a superhero when we really need one?
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Join the conversation with other neighbors on Patch's Facebook page.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Looking to see a movie? Here's the latest shows at Oak Park's Lake Theater, as well as other nearby theaters.