Need some grub on Fox Trot day?

Preparing for a race is hard work. Lots of early mornings, resistance training, loads of protein, and testing your limits. Before and after the race local cafes, restaurants, and coffee shops will be open to Fox Trot runners! Here are a few to keep your eye open for:  Domani’s- 6:00 AM- 5:00 PM Blue Box-…
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05.24.2017

Preparing to Attend the 2017 GVC Summer Concert

Are you planing on attending Grand Victoria Casino’s Summer Concert series? Performers range from Gretchen Wilson to 3 Doors Down to Smash Mouth. When you are ready to plan your trip to the concert here is a list of things that will help you. If you have specific questions about places to dine or sight-see then give us…
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05.23.2017

Dundee Farmer’s Market

The Sunday Farmers Market, sponsored by the Dundee Foundation, is open 10a-2p from June 11 through October 8. It features food and horticultural and artisan goods sold by local farmers, producers and businesses. This market also offers live music, family events, food demonstrations, educational programs and more.

05.05.2017

Downtown Elgin Harvest Market

The Harvest Market is a seasonal and weekly, outdoor farmers market organized by the Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin, IL. The market offers and encourages locally grown and sustainably produced food from area businesses who offer fresh, quality vegetables, fruits, bread, meat, olives, spices, and knife sharpening services. The market continually provides an outlet for…
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04.21.2017

Elgin’s Summer Movies in the Park Series

Bring the whole family to sit under the stars in Elgin’s own Festival Park! Enjoy a variety of family films all summer long, all for FREE! Fun activities are planned for each night, themed to the featured movie and local not-for-profits will be selling popcorn and a variety of other treats!  Pre-show activities start at…
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04.21.2017

Fancy Dinner plans in the Elgin area

In honor of Restuarant Week which is happening now until April 4th, we are spotlighting some yummy foodie spots for you to try for the best week of food! If you are looking for somewhere for a nice dinner to celebrate an anniversary, new job, birthday, or engagement the Elgin area is the best place to…
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03.31.2017

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,…
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03.27.2017

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…
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03.27.2017

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…
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03.09.2017

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…
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02.28.2017