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In case you missed it, click here to read Olympian Week, where our fair-weather badminton and trampoline correspondents discussed all things having to do with the five-ringed, British-based summer sports.
And since it's botany week here on the Bleader, here's a list of local botanical gardens you can check out this week.
1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, 7 AM-9 PM, free admission, parking is $20 per car, (847) 835-5440.
300 N. Central Park Ave; 9 AM-5 PM, open until 8 PM on Wednesdays; free admission; (312) 746-5100.
2391 N. Stockton Dr, 9 AM-5 PM, free admission, (773) 883-7275.
4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle; open 7 AM until sunset. Admission: $12, adults ages 18—64 (eight dollars Wednesdays); $11, Seniors ages 65+ (seven dollars Wednesdays); Nine dollars, youth ages 2—17 (six dollars Wednesdays). (630) 968-0074