Life’s a Beach Town Nowhere Near the Shore

Life’s a Beach Town Nowhere Near the Shore

Monarch Landing residents may be surprised and amused (as was Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico) to learn that Naperville is one of America’s top “beach towns.” Yep, you read that right. Fake news? Nope. In late June, WalletHub released a list of the top beach towns in...
Music works its magic, whether you sing, play or listen

Music works its magic, whether you sing, play or listen

If “The Star-Spangled Banner” gives you goosebumps, “I’ll Never Stop Loving You” warms your heart and “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” conjures up happy memories of homeruns and hot dogs, you’ve experienced the power of music. But wait, it gets better. According to...
The Unflagging Spirit of American Patriotism

The Unflagging Spirit of American Patriotism

For most Americans, the 4th of July was a day to raise the stars and stripes and bask in the glory of this great nation of ours. At Monarch Landing, residents and staff sang patriotic songs and enjoyed a special Independence Day brunch. They also spent time with...
Basking In The Great Outdoors

Basking In The Great Outdoors

Summer is in full bloom, and there’s no better time for venturing out into the sunshine and reaping the benefits of emerald lawns, fragrant blossoms and breezes ruffling the trees. But enjoying the natural beauty of the outdoors is only the beginning. Science tells us...
Glazed Over: Celebrating America’s Edible Passion

Glazed Over: Celebrating America’s Edible Passion

National Donut Day, June 2, has come and gone, but that’s no reason not to get the whole story on a hole story. Donuts (or “doughnuts,” depending on your spelling preference) have a celebrated history throughout time and across the world, particularly in America. On...
The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Spring is in full bloom, and there’s no better time for venturing out into the sunshine and reaping the benefits of emerald lawns, fragrant blossoms and breezes ruffling the trees. But enjoying the natural beauty of the outdoors is only the beginning. Science tells us...