Adam Wilson, an Oak Park resident, says he was recruited by the North Pole's equivalent of the Secret Service to create a spy camera that gets the evidence that kids have always wanted; that Santa and his helpers are real.
Charlie Gottlieb and Ross Hamann, owners of The Gaming Goat in Oak Park, are passionate about the same thing: games. Not video games, which are most often associated with gamers. Their store at 440 S. Ridgeland specializes in selling board games, card games and miniatures.
Bakary Tandia and Biram Abeid, natives of Mauritania, visited Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School Monday to talk about slavery and other social justice issues facing the people of Mauritania including the strict caste system to which the country still adheres.
When disaster strikes it is often the kindness shown by others that means the most to those who are recovering. On Sunday the Oak Park and River Forest High School wrestling team went to Washington, Ill. to aide in tornado relief efforts.
I should have known that with Hemingway's far reaching influence he and John F. Kennedy were somehow connected. The two never met, according to a history of the collection on the JFK Library website. But like so many, Kennedy was an admirer.