When veteran actor Joe Mantegna stopped by our office for an interview, his love for his wife and daughters, his friends and colleagues, his remarkable career, his Chicago roots and his Toluca Lake neighborhood shone through in every word.
Anyone who’s moved far away from their hometown knows it’s often the little things you miss most. For Joe and Arlene Mantegna, that feeling was a driving force behind the creation of Taste Chicago in Burbank, which brings the flavor of their native Windy City to the community that’s been their home for nearly three decades.
Just before Christmas, the 10400 block of Kling Street in Toluca Lake transforms into a winter wonderland.
Although some things may have changed over the course of its long history, the Toluca Lake Garden Club’s core values have endured and blossomed through its members’ strong connections, preservation of tradition and dedication to making Toluca Lake a lovely place to be.