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4th of July Fireworks Displays in DuPage County 2013

Find the best firework displays in DuPage County! Check our the 2013 Fourth of July firework display list.

July 1, 2013 | By | Reply More

Black Friday Sales and Shopping Map

Black Friday is almost here.  You can bet that there will be some great sales and deals as retailers do their best to make up for a year of sluggish sales. Today’s post should help you plan for your Black Friday shopping trip.  I wanted to cover the top 10 retailers (below the map) in […]

November 15, 2012 | By | Reply More

DuPage Children’s Museum Groupon Deal

Get over to groupon.com by this Friday, November 2nd, and pick up a groupon to the DuPage County Children’s Museum in downtown Naperville.  For just $17 you get admission for four to the museum (a 55% savings off the regular admission price).  Pick up a couple of extras as gifts (makes a great stocking-stuffer).  You […]

October 30, 2012 | By | Reply More

DuPage County 2012 Trick-or-Treating Hours

You’ll see from the list below that most of the designated trick-or-treating hours end shortly after dark.  Be sure to keep your ghosts and ghouls safe!  Kids should trick-or-treat in a group (or with an adult) and carry a flashlight or glow-stick. 2012 Trick-or-Treating Hours Here are the designated 2012 trick-or-treating hours for cities in […]

October 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville – Great Views Await

Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville – Great Views Await

The Goldenrod is in full-bloom throughout DuPage County. The photos below were taken last weekend at Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville. If you’ve never been to Greene Valley (just west of Rt 53 on 75th Street), you should check it out.  There are over twelve miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback-riding. The […]

September 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
2012 Fall Festivals & Fun Events in DuPage County!

2012 Fall Festivals & Fun Events in DuPage County!

Oktoberfest – American Legion Post, West Chicago Saturday, September 29th – 6PM to 11PM A night of polka music and German food awaits you at the West Chicago Oktoberfest.  The event being held at the American Legion Post at 123 Main Street in West Chicago. Attendees will enjoy the music of The Mike Schneider Polka […]

September 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Best Suburban Family Bike Rides

Best Suburban Family Bike Rides

Check out this great article from the Daily Herald.  Writer Neil Holdway has compiled a list of the best family-friendly bike riding locations in the Chicago suburbs.  The list includes locations in DuPage and other surrounding counties. The best places for families to ride bikes in the suburbs Ned Brown Forest Preserve, Elk Grove Village and […]

June 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
2012 Fourth of July Fireworks Display List

2012 Fourth of July Fireworks Display List

Looking for the 2013 firework display list?  Click here! The Fourth of July is quickly approaching. Fireworks and 4th of July festivities are taking place throughout the county. Where will you go to view this year’s fireworks display? Here is a list of fireworks displays (and events) occurring throughout DuPage County… Addison Fireworks See Bensenville […]

June 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Bordering the southeastern edge of DuPage County, is one of the county’s largest forest preserves, Waterfall Glen.  Surrounded by the cities of Woodridge, Darien, Burr Ridge, and Lemont, the preserve completely encapsulates the Argonne National Laboratory property. On a recent Saturday morning, I made my first visit to Waterfall Glen, hiking the entirety of the […]

May 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Antiques on the Green Show in Glen Ellyn

Antiques on the Green Show in Glen Ellyn

On Saturday, May 26th from 10AM – 4PM, the Glen Ellyn Historical Society will host “Antiques on the Green” at Stacy’s Tavern Museum.  The museum is located at 800 N. Main Street (about one mile north of downtown Glen Ellyn).  Antique dealers from throughout the Midwest will be on-site selling antique furniture, art, and decorative […]

May 21, 2012 | By | Reply More