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La Grange – A Bike-Able Metra Town

  As a town situated on the BNSF Railway Metra train line to Chicago and only about 18 miles from downtown Chicago, you can get to the city from La Grange via express train(s) in only 18 minutes from two centrally located stops at the La Grange Road and Stone Ave stations. For many La Grange residents, the train stops are walkable and/or bikeable, which has made bike commuting very popular, even during winter months. Add to that an increasingly environmentally conscious population, biking to the train has become an attractive alternative to driving. While there is often a waiting...
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Acres of Public Green Space in La Grange!

La Grange boasts more than 74 acres of park space and recreation centers. With 12 parks, including playing fields, basketball and tennis courts, playgrounds, tot lots, walking tracks and lush green spaces, you can find a park typically within just a short distance of your home. Whether you are moving to La Grange from Chicago or from another suburb, you and your family will enjoy the variety of parks – from small to large – all over town. These parks are in addition to the walking and biking trails, picnic areas, park space, ponds, lakes and rivers of the Cook...
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A VIDEO SERIES CELEBRATING LOCAL NOT-FOR-PROFIT OR...

Designated Managing Broker Joan Smothers gives an overview of why Smothers Realty Group has supported our local community for more than 2 decades and is highlighting the local not-for-profit organizations making a difference in a new video series…