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Coffee Culture in the Elgin Area

It’s easy to see that coffee culture is on the rise in the Elgin area– just take one look at the number of small, independent shops found in neighborhoods throughout our communities. We take a look at the top places to satisfy your caffeine craving. Coffee isn’t just go-go juice, it’s also something to build…
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09.23.2020
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Local Tours in the Elgin Area

Exercise, fresh air and sunshine are all ways that can bring some positivity into your day. Get all three by taking a self-guided walking tour. In the Elgin area there are many tours available that cover architecture, historic districts, public art and more! The next time you feel like getting out and don’t know where…
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09.10.2020

Illinois Road Trip Round-Up | Unique Shopping Spots

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we’re in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s most unique shopping opportunities! So pack up…
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08.31.2020

Behind the Business Spotlights

There are many reasons we as a community have been doing everything we can to support local businesses. But we wondered how many people knew the faces behind the businesses. So many of our local business owners have incredible and inspiring stories that we felt needed to be told! We hope you enjoy learning more…
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08.28.2020

Illinois Road Trip Round-Up | Best Geocaching Spots

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we’re in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s best Geocaching spots! So pack up the…
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08.11.2020

Where to Find Live Entertainment this Summer

Restrictions may be in place but there are still plenty of opportunities to see live entertainment this year! Here we’ve outlined places that frequently host live entertainment in the Elgin area, as well as key information you’ll want to know before your visit.   Bandito Barney’s Beach Club 10 N River St, East Dundee Face…
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08.06.2020

Illinois Road Trip Round-Up | Best Local Breweries

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we’re in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s best local breweries! So pack up the…
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08.04.2020

Best Burger in the Elgin Area Poll

Where do you think the best burger in the Elgin area is? Tell us by casting your vote!   The Poll The poll is currently closed as of 8/6 at 12pm. Follow us on Facebook to see when we’ll announce the results!   Elgin Area Communities Elgin        Bartlett      Carpentersville   …
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07.24.2020

Kayaking the Fox River Water Trails

  Summer is here, and with limited options of activities many folks are trying new things. If you haven’t tried, kayaking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with friends or family. People who love kayaking find it to be relaxing, comforting and entertaining. Here you’ll find where to rent a boat, parts of…
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07.16.2020

15 Fun Summer Ideas that Don’t Involve a Crowd

2020 has been a lot to handle to say the least. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time! There are plenty of activities you can do while being safe. Check out our ranked list of fun activities to fill your Summer.   1. Take a Road Trip We’ve been teaming up with…
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07.10.2020
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