Author Archives: Ty Schmidt

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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Community Spotlight: Mellody Farm Welcomes Exciting New Retail Options to the Neighborhood

All the latest reads, fresh produce, hottest fashion trends, and affordable home decor you need are now within arms reach from The Atworth Mellody Farm. October is a particularly exciting month in our Vernon Hills community, and not just because sweaters, leggings, and pumpkin spice have all made their way back into the daily grind.…

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