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4thofjuly2015

Lake County Guide to the Fourth of July

We all love heading outdoors for Summer Festivals and family fun, but one of the best things to do in Lake County Next Weekend is saluting those stars and stripes on a blanket under the night sky Fourth of July fireworks!  We all live for that moment, bringing out our best “ooo’s and ahh’s,” (some of us get 3D glasses […]

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National Hamburger Month in Lake County

It’s that time of year folks – National Hamburger Month! This is probably one of my food months out of the year (with exception only to November 12…National Pizza Day). There are plenty of places to look for a burger around Lake County. Some of them are mobile as well, so you can check them […]

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Outdoor Ice Rinks in Lake County

Did you know that Lake County has over 30 outdoor ice skating areas?  On a beautiful winter’s day, there’s no better place to be than enjoying the beautiful scenery and making memories with friends and family while ice skating on an outdoor rink. Before heading out to the ice, there are a few things you […]

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Trick Or Treating 2013!

Halloween is creeping up on us, and the time is near at hand!  The trick-or-treaters are brushing off their broomsticks, practicing their potions, and planning their routes.  But not all communities have the same trick-or-treating hours!  So put on that Boo-tiful costume or stock up on candy for the little boys and ghouls in your […]

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Kenny Loggins will be playing at the Lake Forest Festival & Fireworks this year!

Lake Forest Festival and Fireworks

Growing up I spent every 4th of July at the Lake Forest Festival and Fireworks at Deerpath Community Park.   I am pleasantly surprised to hear how much this event has grown in the past few years since the friends of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Foundation took over the event in 2006.  The event […]

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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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