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Isabel Hernandez

Isabel Hernandez
Isabel Hernandez

Even With 2 Broken Ribs, Pilsen Woman Brings Back Elaborate Christmas Display As A Gift To Her Community

“It keeps me going when I see people coming and taking pictures,” said Isabel Hernandez of her festive lights. “All the pain and work, it’s worth it.”

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Pilsen Woman’s 15-Foot Ofrenda Honors Neighborhood’s Lost Loved Ones For El Día De Los Muertos

Isabel Hernandez is known for her ornate holiday decorations. This year, her Día de los Muertos ofrenda is filled with photos of her neighbors' loved ones.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Pilsen Woman’s Day Of The Dead Altar Will Honor Neighbors Who Have Died

Isabel Hernandez wants people to submit photos of Pilsen residents who have died for an ofrenda in the garden at her home. She's accepting photos until Sept. 16.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Pilsen Resident’s Garden Transforms Into Winter Wonderland For Christmas To Uplift Neighbors’ Spirits

Isabel Hernandez is known for her vibrant garden and Dia De Los Muertos display. Now, she's transformed her side yard for Christmas with more than 2,000 lights, signs and figures.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Pilsen Resident’s Gorgeous Garden Transforms Into Giant Altar For Día De Los Muertos

Isabel Hernandez hopes her enormous ofrenda and display inspires younger generations to celebrate and pass on Mexican traditions. "It’s part of our culture that we don’t want to lose."

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Pilsen Resident’s Gorgeous Garden Is 30 Years In The Making, Thrives On Water And Love

Isabel Hernandez spends her summers creating – and maintaining – an immaculate garden with 145 plants, a fountain and a manicured lawn at her Pilsen home.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards