Diverse Food in the Fox River Valley

In honor of Restuarant Week which is happening March 27 – April 4, we are spotlighting some yummy foodie spots for you to start warming up for the best week of food! If you are looking for food that is not the norm or you feel like you want to be a little more cultured,…


Enjoy the sweeter things in the Elgin area

No matter what you sounds good for lunch or dinner, the Elgin area has something to hit the spot. However, what if what you crave is something sweet, chocolate, or just entirely dessert like? We have gathered up a few foodie spots with a more sweet side for you: Around the Corner Candy:  They have…


Unique Foods in Elgin

Ever wanted a different dining experience than your usual stops? In anticipation of our Restaurant week, we gathered a couple local foodie spots for you to try.   Mama Lee’s Gourmet Popcorn: With over 40 flavors they hand select and rotate signature flavors weekly to keep the masses intrigued. At their location, you’ll find an atmosphere…


Some Local Favorites for Drinking Holes

It does not matter if you are stopping for a martini after work or maybe taking the team out for a craft brew to celebrate the latest victory, the Elgin Area has all the drinking options you could ever want. Check out some of the local favorites. Martini Room 161 E. Chicago Street Elgin, IL…


Things you need to know about getting married in Elgin

Wedding planning is a full-time process, but with our help, you can get your cake and eat it too! Wedding Venues Holiday Inn: Their ballroom accommodates up to 300 guests for dinner, making them the perfect Elgin Wedding Venue. From intimate affairs to grand events, their 10,000 sq. ft. of banquet space can accommodate all…


The rustic lovers wedding in the Elgin area

  Did you get engaged this past Valentine’s day? Let the Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau help plan your wedding! Here are a few places in the Elgin area to make the process effortless: The Haight–  Located in the heart of Elgin and less than a mile from the metra station, The Haight is…


Forgot that it was Valentine’s Day?

We get it. Valentine’s Day sneaks up on us sometimes and around 5 pm, you get an excited text from your sweetheart asking, “What are we doing for Valentine’s Day??” Save yourself from another hurried trip to Walgreen’s for the last box of packaged chocolates, let us help you make this year the best Valentine’s…


Getting married in the Elgin Area: The Artist(s) in love

It’s that time of year again, engagements everywhere. With each engagement, more and more couples are trying to plan their dream wedding without having to pay an arm and a leg. Elgin is known for the arts and the power it has in the community and on individuals. If you are getting married to an…


How to Plan the Best Main Course-Elgin Wedding Season

Planning your dream wedding can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! We have done the hard work for you, so all you have to do is show up. Food can be the make or break of the reception and honestly one of the most important decisions to make. Weddings are a merging of…


It’s wedding planning season! So you want an outside wedding…

  I don’t know about you, but everyone and their brother got engaged over the holidays. Now begins the frenzy of finding a venue/church/cater/photographer etc. Welcome to the wedding season! Good thing the Elgin area has a TON of options for the newly engaged! Whether you are a newly engaged couple or helping someone plan their wedding we’re here…