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Things to do this Weekend April 24-26

This is one of the greatest times of year for watching professional sports. Between the NBA and NHL playoffs as well as baseball season’s starting on the Northside and South side, it is great to watch Chicago and Milwaukee sports. With the athletics in the minds of all Lake County dwellers and visitors, there are […]

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Celebrate Earth Week with Fun Events!

Lake County is known for its natural beauty.  There’s no better way to show our surrounding nature how much it means to us than taking care of it.  The Lake County Forest Preserve has a whole week of events to celebrate Earth Day, and they include everything from bird watching to a Des Plaines River […]

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Turkey Trot 2013!

One thing we sure know how to do on Thanksgiving is Gobble!  We gobble up mashed potatoes, stuffing, and of course… turkey.  The family’s all in town, and we’re all looking forward to our traditions, but what if we start a new one this year?  People all over are lacing up their running shoes and […]

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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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Getting Fit in the New Year!

Every New Year it seems like most of us have the same resolutions: get fit and eat healthy. Like most people, the way that we try to accomplish our goal of exercising more is by joining a gym. I recently had the opportunity to check out one of our local hidden gem gyms. Most locals […]

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