‘Corpse Flower’ Blooms at Chicago Botanic Garden

Like Toucan Sam always said, follow your nose. But I followed the fumes and I’m wondering what’s that smell?? A flower? I should have taken the advice of Outkast to know that roses always smell like boo. But that still isn’t the case. This flower is named Alice and its getting treated like a queen […]

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Things to do this Weekend October 9-11

Experiencing Oktoberfest is what fall in Lake County is all about. The brisk air is coming through and you may be drinking your favorite pumpkin influence beverage. Enjoy the leaves and the essence of Fall occurs all throughout Lake County, so don’t miss the window (I know winter is disturbingly around the corner). Here are some […]

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Places to Watch the Chicago Cubs Playoffs

  Finally for the first time in seven years, the Chicago Cubs are in the playoffs again. So many depressing seasons just past tense now, because the Cubbies are rockin’. Although the test will be a tad tedious, as the Cubs have to get passed the Cardinals and other various teams. Can you believe it’s the […]

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Trick Or Treat Hours: Lake County’s Halloween 2015

‘Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat!’ is the age-old eloquent slogan when we went door to door as youngsters. Has that changed? Probably not, but the costumes are getting more out there I would assume.  Halloween is creeping up on us! Don’t be caught without candy to give out during […]

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Family Fun at Fright Fest

Six Flags Great America’s Fright Fest is opened for business. The monstertainment, haunted attraction and terrifying scares are open for you and the kids every weekend until November 1. How awesome is it to get on a speedy coaster as the ghouls and zombies are sitting right beside. That’s the ultimate thrill. The Gurnee amusement […]

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Ryan Spencer Reed Exhibit

Photographer Ryan Spencer Reed Exhibit at Urban Edge

There’s now an exhibit in Waukegan that gives you an inside look of what’s goes on in an American army troop. The Waukegan Arts Council and Urban Edge Gallery in Waukegan have opened an exhibit to honor the brave men and women that fight for our nation’s freedom. The exhibit entitled Despite Similarities to Reality, […]

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