Author Archives: Ty Schmidt

Meet at Mellody Farm: Family Fun in the Neighborhood at The Atworth

It is a place where urban sensibility, modern finish and diverse shopping and dining options converge in a truly sophisticated way. Welcome to Mellody Farm, a new mixed use development in Vernon Hills featuring the finest in shopping, restaurants and living. Throughout the summer, Mellody Farm is hosting a variety of free, family-friendly events to…

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Enjoy Summer Fun in the Vernon Hills Park District

Play longer. Live stronger. These powerful phrases are at the foundation of operations at the Vernon Hills Park District, which features more than 400 acres of parkland and waters throughout the Village. Established more than 40 years ago by Delores C. Sullivan, The Vernon Hills Park District has blossomed into a beautiful backdrop for leisurely…

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Lazy Dog Mixes it Up in Mellody Farm in Vernon Hills

Family favorites are evolving into clever culinary creations at Lazy Dog Mellody Farm. Known for its handcrafted American food and drink, Lazy Dog has put its distinctive twist on childhood favorites with its fall and winter menu. Located at 1115 N. Milwaukee Ave., the diverse joint features comfort food at its finest, including modified dishes…

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The Atworth at Mellody Farm: A Grand Opening to Remember in Vernon Hills

The mid-October weather set the stage marvelously. The aroma of barbequed goodness and other mouthwatering delicacies wafted through the air, which was the absolute perfect compliment to the way the afternoon sun illuminated the red carpet outside the leasing center. Dozens of people gathered in preparation outside the building as the ribbon cutting ceremony began. …

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