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Illinois Beach State Park

Pick a Picnic

Let’s face it… our weather is infamous for its ups and downs and sometimes…even its lefts and rights.  So when we have a good day on the horizon, we’re packing up the car or bike and heading outdoors.  Whether it’s enjoying Lake Michigan’s coast at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion, or exploring Independence Grove, at […]

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Start line at the North Shore 1/2 Marathon in Highland Park

North Shore ½ Marathon in Highland Park

Sunday, June 2nd 2013 was a rainy, gloomy morning in Lake County but Highland Park was filled with thousands of smiling, happy people. It was race day! The City of Highland Park hosted their 35th annual North Shore ½ Marathon and 5k, organized by RAM Racing. I have heard great things about this race for […]

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Illinois State Beach

Welcome Back, Summertime!

Memorial Day Weekend is upon us, and for everyone who has been waiting for a few reasons to head outside, summer starts now! So dust off your favorite pair of flip-flops, because this weekend we are welcoming back some of our favorite summer past times. Photo by Eddie Soto Season Opening Car Nite at Miller’s […]

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