I suppose any time OPRF and Fenwick square off in an athletic event, that's the best matchup (and rivalry) in town. In over a decade and change of area sports coverage, I've also discovered that the annual baseball series between OPRF and Lyons Township is about as good as it gets.
Chardonnay, a Burgundian grape, held strong sway for years, and Kendal-Jackson Chardonnay is still the top-selling wine in the world (2.2 million cases per annum). Now Pinot, also Burgundian, seems to rule. However, there are rumblings of a renaissance in California-made Italian wines.
On Saturday I attended my first, "The Race That's Good For Life" annual race and I must say I was extremely impressed by the entire experience. A record crowd turned out to support Oak Park's annual race. There were races for men, women and kids and a feeling of fellowship, fun and plenty of competitive running permeated the race headquarters scene at OPRF.
It's early in the season but kudos to the Oak Park and River Forest High School softball team. Head coach Mel Kolbusz has the Huskies off to solid 5-2 start. OPRF routed Wheaton South 12-2 in five innings on Wendesday (Apr. 9).
Maya Del Sol is once again offering customers a chance to 'Pay What Is Fair' for dinner on tax filing day for the 6th year in a row. From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15th, customers at the popular Latin Fusion restaurant will have the opportunity to decide what to pay for their meal.