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Lake County's Forest Preserves

One of the most appealing characteristics of Lake County is the extensive network of green space and protected lands, including state parks and numerous forest preserves and historic sites.  Now that the weather is finally warming up, it is a great time to grab your bikes or comfy shoes and head over to one of […]

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Lincoln Exhibit at Grayslake Heritage Center

Our Top Weekend Events for April 5-7

1. First Fridays on Main Street. Tonight from 6 to 9 p.m., explore Downtown Libertyville with dinner, along with a stroll through local shops that offer live music and promotional events. Tonight, First Friday participants include Tommy’s Pizza & Sports Pub, Studio West, Trattoria Pomigliano, 545 North Bar & Grill with Paul from ABC’s “The […]

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Ryerson Woods Sejal K

Ryerson Woods by: Sejal K.

Are you looking for a place to visit in the spring and having trouble with it? Well, Ryerson Woods is the place you might want to go to in the city of Deerfield in Lake County, Illinois and here are my reasons why. First, you should go to Ryerson Woods because you could find many […]

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2013 Construction Map of Lake County

Extensive Roadwork in Lake County This Summer

This summer will unleash the largest road improvement season in Lake County history with an approximate construction value of $126 million. This means that many local residents and visitors alike will encounter some sort of construction during their daily drive across the county. The plan calls for a grand total of 32 construction projects. The […]

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Six Flags: Great America Opening Day

Six Flags Great America Opening Soon

Winter 2013 started off innocently enough with the first major snow storm dropping in January, but once it started, these last couple of months have felt like winter would never end. With the weather predicted to finish its final snowfall today followed by temperatures warming up later this week, it’s finally time to start planning […]

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Dodgeball Court

First Experience at Jump America

When it comes to family friendly activities for kids, Gurnee has no shortage with a variety of fun-filled establishments to choose from. One of these destinations is Jump America, a factory-sized building just south of Grand Ave. with over 16,000 square feet of trampolines, two dodgeball courts, a foam jumping pit and more. Even though […]

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