The consensus among the retailers on Madison St. was that the day after Thanksgiving was more of a gray Friday than a black one. That is, no one on the street was complaining, but if their sales had increased over last year, it was only by a little bit.
Among the soon-to-be famous Forest Parkers is our new citizen Adam Strickland, recent graduate of the French School of Cuisine in New York City. Adam is shown here with his famous instructor Jacques Pepin. Adam is now the chef at Nordstrom's in Oak Brook.