This is the time of the year many people start making travel plans for the summer. In celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week, our industry wondered how travel affects us all with the theme: “Travel is ___________.” Travel is vacationing. Travel is making memories. [...]Read more
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From the “World’s Most Perfect Town” to the brink of collapse in the mid-20th century, Pullman National Monument is back on the track of prosperity when it became Chicago's first national park and monument. On February 19th, 2015, President Obama signed legislation giving the [...]Read more
For Amanda McCarthy, volunteering at the Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn is something that she truly takes to heart! Amanda loves planning unique events that create excitement in the area as well as encouraging people from ALL 50 states to experience [...]Read more
Head Brewer Tom Nelson and Assistant Brewer Austin Myhran brew over 1,000 barrels (31,000+ gallons) every year at Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery in a variety of styles. The beer styles range from the lighter Zephyr Golden Ale to a heavier [...]Read more
From accommodating actors backstage to ushering in patrons for the evening show, Lana Rogachevskaya has her hands full as Executive Director of the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University. Lana loves what she does, “We are providing our [...]Read more
“I’m living my dream job here at Balmoral Park.” When Balmoral Park Race Track Announcer Dominic Polito started attending races at Balmoral Park in Crete and the now-defunct Washington Park in Homewood with his father in the 1960s, he would do [...]Read more
Antonio Valle is an Example of the One in 10 Residents Whose Job Depends on the Visitor Economy As the Shampoo & Floor Attendant at the Tinley Park Convention Center for the last five years, Antonio’s focus is on keeping the [...]Read more