retreat

Truly rural Fox Hills aims for good value

Vince Lombardi used to bring his coaches here for a little R&R in the 1960s. Hundreds of Chicago police officers more recently sought the same benefit, from the same place, during work retreats. The area’s longstanding reputation is a part of its charm, and challenge. Good golfing in a peaceful, rural setting was enough of(…)

NYC’s Leo House: safe haven for travelers

Hundreds of police and firefighters in need of respite during 9/11 rescue and recovery work found their way to The Leo House, three miles north of New York City’s World Trade Center. The simply furnished Catholic guesthouse has Wisconsin roots and a 122-year history of providing a safe haven to travelers, especially those who minister(…)