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Illinois Road Trip Round-Up | Public Gardens

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but as we hit the unofficial start of summer, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing sixteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s top public gardens! So pack…
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06.01.2020

Patio season is back…..with limitations.

Patio Season Is Back: Restaurants and Bars with Outdoor Seating this Summer. Beginning May 29th Governor Pritzker is allowing bars & restaurants to open for outdoor dining only.  We’ve assembled a list of a few establishments to get you started with weekend planning.  The list will be updated as more information becomes available to us….
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05.27.2020

Illinois Road Trip Round-Up | Top Hiking and Biking Trails

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but as we hit the unofficial start of summer, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing sixteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re bringing you the state’s top hiking and biking trails! So…
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05.26.2020

Quarantine Playlist

As we near the end of May, the stresses of quarantine may be melting away. Especially now that the weather has been pleasant and spending time outdoors is much more enjoyable. However, some may still be feeling the stress. Well we decided to join forces with Rediscover Records, a record store located in Downtown Elgin,…
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05.26.2020

14 Day Yoga Challenge

In light of mental health awareness week, we have teamed up with Danielle, an incredible yoga instructor to bring you a 14 day yoga challenge! Through our 14 day challenge, you’ll be guided through strength building, flexibility building and restorative sessions. Our aim is to challenge you by encouraging to do a yoga session every…
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05.18.2020

Activities and Games!

Feeling bored? You’re in the right place! Since quarantine started back in March, we have been creating unique and fun puzzles. Now we’ve put them all here in one place, and made them easy to download. Also, puzzles aren’t just for kids- there are many benefits for adults who spend time solving puzzles and mind…
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05.12.2020

Fun Family Activities in Your Own Backyard

There is one good thing that has come out of our current situation. And that’s the increase in time that we’ve been able to spend at home with our loved ones. But as we begin the month of May, we understand that you can only play Monopoly and watch movies so many times before it…
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05.05.2020

A Date Night at Home

Feeling ready to mix up your nightly routine? Need a change of pace or fun quality time? Quarantine doesn’t have to be bland and monotonous, so we’re taking date night to a new level and bringing it to your home. If you live in the Elgin area, you have access to businesses providing all kinds…
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04.30.2020

Where to golf in the Elgin area!

We’re Ready For You! The Elgin area’s 8 golf courses are re-opened May 1st under strict safety guidelines provided under the State of Illinois’ new Executive Order. Tee times and bookings are available on the respective golf course sites. Elgin area courses will be implementing operational plans consistent with the Illinois Department of Commerce &…
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04.29.2020

Hometown Heroes: Old Republic Kitchen + Bar

It’s refreshing to see so many places giving back to our community. Being able to provide support to one another proves why the Elgin area is a great place to live. We’ve seen unity, inspiration and community even while practicing social distancing. Old Republic Kitchen + Bar is definitely contributing to this effort.   When…
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04.23.2020
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