50 Years After the ’67 Blizzard Postponed Their Wedding, They’re Still Having Fun

CAN I (STILL) HAVE THIS DANCE?: Lois and Ernie Baumann have some fun inside of the new Stairway of the Stars dance studio in Maywood. Below, the couple’s wedding photos from 50 years ago. The wedding was postponed because of the Blizzard of 1967, the worst snowstorm ever recorded in Chicago. || Top, William Camargo/Wednesday Journal | Below, photos submitted by the Baumanns Monday, January 30, 2017 … Continue reading 50 Years After the ’67 Blizzard Postponed Their Wedding, They’re Still Having Fun

Maywood Tumblers Fly High at National Tourney | Nonprofits Partner to Give Books to Ballers | More

Mr. Ernie’s Flip, Flop and Fly champion tumblers pictured in front of their hardware. | Courtesy Maywood Fine Arts Friday, June 24, 2016 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR || @maywoodnews ||@village_free  Amazing things happened last weekend at the 2016 USTA National Tumbling Competition in Knoxville, TN. Mr. Ernie’s Flip, Flop, and Fly tumblers took 30 qualifying athletes to compete in the tumbling floor and double mini events. This elite … Continue reading Maywood Tumblers Fly High at National Tourney | Nonprofits Partner to Give Books to Ballers | More

Maywood’s Atmosphere of Tumbling is Vibrant | Stairway of the Stars Bids Church Adieu

Video footage of Atmosphere of Tumbling’s June 5 performance at Maywood Multipurpose Building. || Susie Ivy/Facebook|| Below: AOT founder Vernel Brown.  Thursday, June 9, 2016 || By Michael Romain  Quanesha Williams and her sister were brought to Atmosphere of Tumbling two years ago after her father decided to channel some of his daughters’ boundless energy into something organized and disciplined. “Every summer we’d go outside … Continue reading Maywood’s Atmosphere of Tumbling is Vibrant | Stairway of the Stars Bids Church Adieu