Artist Spotlight: Barbora Simerská

Art & Soul on the Fox is this weekend! We look forward to seeing you Saturday, August 2-Sunday, August 3 in Downtown Elgin. For a full list of activities and artist please check out the Art & Soul on the Fox Website.             Artist Spotlight Artist: Barbora Simerska Medium: Jewelry About the…
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07.28.2014

Guest Blog Post: Top Picks for Families to do in the Area

Guest Blog Post: Mommy by the River Is it really the last weekend in July? And what’s up with all of the school supplies all of the sudden? Don’t people know we are trying to enjoy our last weeks of summer before school kicks in? In my Top Picks this weekend, you won’t want to miss out on…
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07.25.2014

Dundee Township Park District Hosts Kids Triathlon

Photo Credit: Melinda McNelius The Dundee Township Park District hosted their first ever “Kids Triathlon” held at Sleepy Hollow Pool and the nearby neighborhoods on July 19th starting at 7:30AM. The event was a fun time for children ages 5 to 19. The children competed in swimming, biking and running in different distances based on…
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07.21.2014

Tail-Waggin’ Tuesdays in East Dundee

The third Tuesday of every month (July 22nd, August 19th and September 16th) The Depot (319 North River Street of East Dundee) hosts Tail Waggin’ Tuesdays! This event is held to welcome all the different pups in the area for a family night of fun. It’s a great way to enjoy our community with your…
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07.21.2014

Artist Spotlight: Jean Johnson Pechtel

Art & Soul on the Fox is less than a month away so we will be spotlighting a couple of the artists exhibiting during the show. We look forward to seeing you Saturday, August 2-Sunday, August 3 in Downtown Elgin. For a full list of activities and artist please check out the Art & Soul…
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07.18.2014

Guest Blog Post: Top Picks for Families to do in the Elgin Area

Guest Blog Post: Mommy by the River Hooray for the weekend! I’m happy to report that the major technical difficulties I encountered during my “Top Picks” last weekend have been happily resolved. I am quite thankful that everything is running smoothly again. My apologizes for the misprints of last weekend’s post! And now, with the…
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07.18.2014

Business Spotlight: Piece-A-Cake Bakery

I have grown up in Dundee my whole life. It was always exciting when my mom would take me to Piece-A-Cake Bakery (304 N. River St., East Dundee) on Saturday mornings to start a fun day together. My favorite treat was their sugar cookies and I remember scanning the glass windows as I picked out the cookie…
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07.15.2014

Motor Mondays in East Dundee

Photo credit: Dan Sparks East Dundee offers Motors Mondays once a month this summer on the days of July 14th, August 11th and September 8th. Come view beautiful cars of all different makes and models from 5pm to dusk at The Depot (319 N. River St, East Dundee). Whether you are a car enthusiast or…
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07.14.2014

Guest Blog Post: Top Picks for Families to do in the Area

Guest Blog Post: Mommy by the River Hello and a very happy weekend to you! I enjoyed meeting many of you who were out and about in some of the same places my family was during the Independence Day holiday weekend. With the the Fourth behind us now, let’s jump into what I call the “Second Half”…
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07.11.2014

Social Lounge – #TasteMR Challenges

Who else is getting excited for the Social Lounge – Taste MR? Here is a list of some of the challenges attendees can complete to win prizes. We will also be tweeting questions every 15 minutes using the hashtag #TasteMR. The first person to respond with the correct answer and the hashtag wins! Challenges: Instagram…
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07.10.2014