As far back as she can rememberâ€"and further back than that, she guessesâ€"Loretta Sincora wanted to fly. "I don't know why," she admits. "I've always been different. I was always crazy about flying."
As you may have gathered from my last column, I'm intrigued by the fascination that New Yorkers hold for the "one-hit wonder," those incredibly successful eateries that seem to thrive simply by specializing in only one food item.
At first glance, Oak Park artist Sallie Wolf's Moon Project, currently on exhibit at the Adler Planetarium, doesn't look much like art. It looks like a series of very dry, dull scientific charts. The surprise in our computer-driven age is that they were done by hand.
You may not need a seasonal mood enhancer. Perhaps you're already fully into the Halloween spirit. After all, "fright night" has become the second biggest holiday of the year. Some families decorate their yards more this month than they do at Christmas.
Maya Devi Pingle and William Paul Trinen are pleased to announce their marriage on June 18 at The Aspen Historical Society, with a reception at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colo. The bride is the daughter of Ajith and Diane Pingle, and sister of Ari Pingle, all of Oak Park. The groom is the son of the late Donald Trinen and Anna Marie Trinen, and stepson of Barbara Simmons of Scottsdale, Ariz.
For those who believe in divine providence, Jean Stoffer's rise to prominence in the world of kitchen design might look like a wonderful part of a higher plan. The River Forest resident seems both amazed and grateful when she recalls how her kitchen and bath design business began in early 1995.