Party in the USA: Attend the Happy Illinois Bicentennial Birthday Bash

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The Prairie State is the birthplace of many well-known and influential people. Who, you ask? Well, Illinois is the home of Abraham Lincoln, Oprah, Ernest Hemingway, Ray Bradbury, and Ronald Reagan, to name a few. It’s also the home of the Cubs, the Bulls, and the White Sox. This year, the proud state of Illinois […]

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Upcoming Events at the McAninch Arts Center

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An easy drive from Brookdale on the Park is a destination that offers the most diverse programming in the area: The McAninch Arts Center! Fresh from its 35 million dollar renovation, this beautiful complex is dedicated to giving the residents of west suburban Chicago continued access to the arts. Since opening in 1981, the center […]

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Festive Days and Nights at Naper Settlement

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November is a great month to visit the historic Naper Settlement. Located just a few miles from Brookdale on the Park, this local outdoor history museum offers some intriguing seasonal specials. To start, the winter season at Naper Settlement is marked by significantly lower admission fees as well as special events that are worth braving […]

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