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Top 5 Lake County Confectioners for Halloween Treats

“Sugar. Oh honey, honey.” Don’t you want to be the house on the street with the coolest candy? When we were little tikes, Werther’s Original was the lamest candy to receive. Avoid Werther’s and hand out goodies from one of the top 5 Lake County confectioners for Halloween treats. Every year, candystore.com utilizes 10 years of […]

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Things to do this Weekend April 21-23

We’re so close to spring in this edition of things to do this weekend April 21-23. This week is the beginning of Earth Week, so there are plenty of outdoor happenings occurring around Lake County. If you want a few less known holidays for the weekend, here you go: National Kindergarten Day, National Covered Cashews […]

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Christmas Tree Lightings in LC

The holiday season rapidly approaches and there are plenty of Christmas tree lightings in LC ’16. Which while we’re on the subject, Chicago is getting a little help from Lake County in the tree department. Wauconda residents Bill and Margie Scholla donated their tree for the official Millennium Park Christmas tree. The tree breed is […]

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Tasty Tuesday: National Jelly Bean Day in Lake County

You may have thought Easter was over, but not for jelly beans. For over 100 years, Jelly Belly jelly beans have been nationally renowned of providing deliciously sweet and utterly surprising candy spectacularness. When I was growing up, I used to nag my parents to buy the sour ones. They weren’t entirely sour for me, […]

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Things to do this weekend April 1-3

The weekend is rapidly approaching, and nationally there are plenty of things to do this weekend April 1-3. First of all, it’s April Fool’s Day and shenanigans are in order. I plan on possibly getting a scary head from J.J. Blinkers in Antioch to sit in my refrigerator for my wife to wake up and […]

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Lake County Tree Lighting Ceremonies 2015

‘This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine.’ Well in Lake County’s case, the size and stature of the lights are at a bigger display. Alicia Keys was notable for her song about New York where she exclaimed, ‘The big lights will inspire you.” I always thought that was sort of a funny […]

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