Monday, December 3, 2012
Check out some photos from the Holiday Walk in the La Grange downtown, and please feel free to add some of your own!
The La Grange Hometown Holiday ("Holiday Walk"/"Christmas Walk") event took over downtown La Grange on Saturday afternoon and evening with a wealth of Christmas and holiday fun for residents of all ages. The La Grange Business Association, who sponsored the event, provided us with some terrific photos from the event, from marshmellow-roasting to Santa; check them out above! And we're certain that there were plenty of other shutterbugs there; how about sharing some of your own snapshots as well? How did you like the Hometown Holiday? Let us know in the comments!
Sunday, December 4, 2011
With a little help from St. Nick, Josh Studzinski proposed to his girlfriend (now fiance) Kimberly Zydek at La Grange's Hometown Holiday event.
With the help of old St. Nick, one couple that attended the La Grange's Hometown Holiday got a great present this year—a marriage proposal. Josh Studzinski, 24, of Tinley Park, dropped to one knee on the steps of Village Hall to propose to Kimberly Zydek, 24, as a smiling crowd anxious to see Santa gathered below. Just moments before, Santa Claus himself had called out over the crowd telling onlookers he had a special present for a Kimberly Zydek. "I was definitely nervous," Studzinski said of waiting for St. Nick to give his girlfriend the gift. "She was wondering why I wanted to stay for so long to see Santa." Zydek opened the wrapped box before the crowd to pull out an oversized plastic diamond ring. As she wondered exactly what it …
La Grange's Hometown Holiday was full of smiles and cheer.
You can upload your Hometown Holiday photos too! Just click the link under the album.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Your guide to weather this weekend.
With La Grange Park's Holiday Walk and tree lighting ceremony tonight and La Grange's Hometown Holiday on Saturday, lots of people are wondering how the weather will cooperate. Sure, it wouldn't quite be the holiday season without old Jack Frost nipping at your nose, but come on, who here wouldn't be pretty happy with a nice 60 degree fall night instead of winter madness. Nobody seems quite sure what the weather will do this weekend. Early forecasts were calling for some light snow flurries. There would be no accumulation, but some snowflakes dancing in the air would make either village's holiday fest a little more seasonal. Now, weather reports are calling for light showers, so it's anybody's guess (which I'm pretty sure is what most …