Miles and miles of barrels and barrels...

Roll Out The Barrels!

 By Dobie Maxwell –    Here we go again. Traffic season has changed from one of only two options around these parts – from winter to construction – and I can’t decide which is worse. Is it trying to pass an 18 wheel slush launcher on the left in an unplowed lane, or getting […]

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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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Embassy Suites – Deerfield

The Embassy Suites Chicago North Shore in Deerfield is nearing the end of a large overhaul renovation project on March 8th, 2013. This project included upgrades to the rooms, as well as a massively re-imagined common atrium. The standard room at this location is a suite featuring your choice of a king sized bed or […]

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Under a Year Left to Visit Old Mickey Finn’s

If you live in or near Libertyville, chances are that you’ve heard of Mickey Finn’s Brewery. Upon visiting, you would quickly find that this quaint bi-level brewery/restaurant/concert venue has everything you could ask for in a weekend hangout spot. For such a nice and well known local staple, I was surprised to find out that […]

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