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When Do You Eat Dinner?

By Dobie Maxwell – www.dobiemaxwell.com    One of many unexpected lessons I’ve had to learn the hard way from a lifetime of travel across North America is that very few if any of us speak the English language in exactly the same way.  And I’m not even referring to accents at all. Trying to decipher […]

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KeyLime Cove by: Amber

Do you love water slides? Then go to KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort. They have a lazy river where you can float down, many slides to go down, a kiddie pool and much more. Don’t worry about safety, they have lifeguards. They will do all the work so you can relax. They are highly trained […]

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Chicago Botanic Garden by: Isabel A.

Thousands of beautiful plants, trees, formal display gardens and crystal clear flowing waterfalls. Does this place sound fascinating to you? The Chicago Botanic Garden is 385 acres of natural wonder.   Whether it is your first visit or you have been there many times, there is always something new to see. If you want a […]

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Arbor Theatre by G.T.

Do you want to get out of the city and just relax with nature? Then you should go to the Arbor theatre and here are my reasons why! One reason you should go to the Arbor theatre is because it’s a beautiful nature trail.  You see flowers in the spring and summer, colorfulleaves in the […]

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Un-BEAR-able

One of the most difficult things I’ve ever done was moving from my home town of Milwaukee to Chicago in 1984 to pursue my dream of being a full time comedian. In retrospect it was totally the right decision, but at the time it was downright frightening. Chicago is the dreaded enemy to Wisconsinites for […]

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Tourism in Lake County Generates $1.1 Billion

Visitor spending in Lake County set a new record in 2011 generating $1.13 billion dollars in travel expenditures – a 6.6% increase over 2010, according to figures released by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), Office of Tourism. “We are thrilled to reach this huge milestone of over $1 billion for the […]

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