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Kimberly Obrien’s Gurnee History Blog: Walter S. Gurnee

Kimberly Obrien’s Gurnee History Blog: Walter S. Gurnee

My cousin Kevin and I met up for lunch in downtown Chicago yesterday. Kevin recently moved here with his kids after years in Madison, Wisconsin, and I’ve been enjoying introducing them to new restaurants this summer (despite sometimes putting up with abuse from overworked lunch counter attendants fed up with all the impatient lawyers and executives who frequent downtown establishments during the week). 191 more words

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Kimberly O’Brien’s Chicago Blog – Devin Hester

Are you ready for some football???

I know I am.

I’ve been waiting all summer for the return of NFL play. When the fall rolls around, everyone in my house becomes a slave to the TV when the Chicago Bears are on Sunday Nights Football. 216 more words

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Kimberley Obrien’s Gurnee History Blog: Cook House

My cousin Kevin recently moved to town from his native Madison, Wisconsin. As a 52-year-old lawyer, Kevin has spent a lot of time in Chicago because his firm has an office in the Gold Coast – but since his messy divorce and resulting lawsuit a year ago, he decided that he wanted a slower-paced life for his kids. 429 more words

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Kimberly Obrien’s Gurnee History Blog: The Mother Rudd Hom

Kimberly Obrien’s Gurnee History Blog: The Mother Rudd Home

I’ve lived in Warren Township, a small hamlet outside Chicago, Illinois, for my whole life. But I’ve never really knew much about our famous landmark, The Mother Rudd Home, until a recent visit. 279 more words

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Kimberly O’Brien’s Gurnee Blog – Roberto Garza

As I mentioned in a previous post, my household is full of Chicago Bears fans. So you can imagine how excited we were to find out that offensive powerhouse Roberto Garza would be in our neck of the woods. 255 more words

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