The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society is delighted to announce that our 2012 Local Legend will be cultural visionary John H. Bryan, whose endeavors in the fields of historic preservation, business and the arts have touched so many in Chicago and around the nation. Locally, Lake Bluff’s Crab Tree Farm houses his world-renowned American and English Arts and Crafts collection.
ake Bluff author, journalist, and real estate agent Julie Morse will be speaking about and signing copies of her new creative nonfiction book, “Out-of-the-Box: the Mostly True Story of a Mysterious Man,” at the Lake Forest Bookstore, 680 N. Western Avenue, on Friday, August 17, starting at 7:00 p.m.
Lake Forest’s Matt Grevers set an Olympic record in the men’s 100 meter backstroke final at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Here’s what he told USA Swimming after winning the gold
LEAD hired Andy Duran as the new Executive Director and Khris Condon as the new Program Coordinator for Speak Up Prevention Coalition.
Lake Forest Police Chief Joseph C. Buerger has announced his retirement effective September 7, 2012. The Chief’s retirement follows a long career with the Lake Forest Police Department and after serving The City of Lake Forest for more than 25 years.
After the dust settles on the Upscale Rummage Sale, Betty Frank-Bailey will retire from her post as executive director of LEAD and move with her husband and youngest daughter to Florida. Sheâ€™s looking forward to taking yoga classes, helping her 14-year-old get settled in high school, and not doing much else for at least six months.
Lake Bluff native Phil Rosenthal is in the finals of the The New Yorker caption-writing contest for the second time in six months
A “collective prayer” for Will Humphrey is planned for Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. You don’t need to go anywhere to participate–you don’t even need to know Will. Just say a prayer for this Lake Forest father of three, who had a bone marrow transplant on Monday.