Frosty Fest! West Chicago

  The City of West Chicago’s Frosty Fest was held on December 3.  Despite the rainy weather, many from the community attended the parade of singing troupes, live reindeer & holiday characters and witnessed the creative hand of Joe Gagnepain as he sculpted an ice block into Santa Claus. The final destination of the parade […]

Did you know…

…Recycled Christmas Trees have been used to make sand and soil erosion barriers and been placed in ponds for fish shelter.   …From 1887-1933 a fishing schooner called the “Christmas Ship” would tie up at the Clark Street Bridge in Chicago and sell Spruce trees from Michigan to Chicagoans. Read more here regarding the “Christmas […]

Holiday Lights Designs 2011

It’s that time of the year again, time to start thinking about your Holiday Lights plan!  As the days grow shorter and the nights get cooler, we are getting closer and closer to the Holiday season! Here are couple fun facts about the Holiday season: – From 1887-1933 a fishing schooner called the “Christmas Ship” would […]