Weekend events: Unofficial Kick off to Summer!

May is upon us and there are plenty of events happening this weekend, that I am positive everyone in your family will enjoy! I say this is the unofficial start to summer because Six Flags Great America opens for the season and Long Grove Chocolate Fest is happening as well. So, let’s get right to […]

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Long Grove Chocolate Fest

Long Grove's Chocolate Fest

Strawberries double dipped in chocolate, melted chocolate splattered on freshly popped popcorn and skyscraper chocolate fountains with non-stop chocolate flowing down. There is no where better than Long Grove’s Chocolate Fest! If you taste buds dance and yell when you eat chocolate and you want a fun, relaxing day, then this is the place for […]

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Photo of the Week – Holiday Inn Gurnee

I took a hard hat tour of the Holiday Inn Gurnee this week. The Holiday Inn Gurnee has been a landmark in the Village of Gurnee for many years and has been under new ownership for almost 2 years now (I believe), and going through a massive renovation. The renovation project is almost complete and the […]

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Good Feed at the Silo

If you’ve driven down Rockland Road in Lake Bluff, just east of Waukegan Road, chances are you’ve noticed a unique building.  Resembling a ramshackle train depot with a giant grain silo, “The Silo,” is a spot where you’ll find good fodder for you and the whole family. As the exterior would suggest, the interior is […]

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