Elaine Frei, owner/founder of Luft Balloons.Jake Thacker

Meet The Chicago Woman Taking Balloon Art To Incredible New Heights

The words "sophisticated" and "balloon art" don't typically appear in the same sentence, until you've seen Elaine Frei's work.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Despite The Rain, Humboldt Park’s 41st Puerto Rican Parade Draws Thousands (PHOTOS)

The rain did "really hurt" the festival in the park, however, according to Jose Lopez, executive director of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.