It’s been a roller coaster winter this year. In comparison to past years, there’s been more sun and less rain at the expense of a lot of snow. While I personally loved the snow (don’t hate me) I think we’re all more than ready to put that past us, right? As we anxiously await spring and warmer temperatures, here’s a list of our favorite parks for walks (you just might need to bundle up). 

Don’t believe the hype — this lakeside locale is more than just a ritzy part of town.

Over the years, Madison Park has developed a reputation as an upscale settlement of Spanish villas, sprawling cottages and brick Tudors — a place where dad works downtown, mom drives the kids to soccer practice and each lawn is perfectly manicured. Don’t be mistaken.  Despite its fussy, froo-froo image, Madison Park is a surprisingly laid back neighborhood with the feel of a quaint beach town.