Help Design the GHI Garden Contest

posted in: Home and Garden

Garden writers and reformers of all types are always going on about those terrible Homeowners Associations and their crazy, backward-looking rules against growing edibles, eliminating lawn, growing wilder-looking plants (horrors!) and more. But what if a condo or coop association … Read More

I’m a Dancing Queen

posted in: Fun Stuff

By Li’l Dan Celdran, ACSM Health Fitness Specialist UPDATE: The New Chicago Dance Studio is now closed. I had been looking for another exercise modality and found a dance class on Saturday mornings at New Chicago Dance Studio in Greenbelt. … Read More

Help Green the GHI Landscape

posted in: Home and Garden

Common Area Gardens This post is for you GHIers out there – especially the ones who’d like to see more plants, more biodiversity, more sustenance and shelter for pollinators and birds, and of course more beauty around their neighborhood.  Another benefit … Read More

Those Crazy Polar Plungers!

posted in: Fun Stuff

Today, under clear skies and with temperatures in the high 30s, the third annual Polar Plunge was ON!  It started with Aquatics Coordinator Mitch Kallemyn giving the safety instructions, which I found interesting.  No jumping in the deep end because … Read More

Eleanor Roosevelt High School’s Winter Concert

posted in: Arts/Entertainment

I’d heard great things about ERHS’s music program, and their recent Winter Concert didn’t disappoint. The combined Women’s Choir and Chamber Choir, under the direction of  Michele Fowlin, sounded great, as you can hear for yourself.   I learned that … Read More

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