“One Track Trips” by ABC’s Roz Varon, is a series of day trips taking the Metra from Chicago to different towns along the tracks. On one of her most recent Trips, Just Off The Tracks acted as her guide to discover Arlington Heights. We spent the day visiting the Metropolis Performing Arts Center and some unique shops in Downtown Arlington Heights.
If you are passionate about the environment, come hang out with other “Green-minded” people, sip cocktails and mingle. Green Drinks is on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 5-7pm at Duke’s Alehouse. Every meeting features a speaker on a new topic.
Wheel Werks is a great bicycle shop in downtown Crystal Lake located only minutes from the Metra Station as well as the Prairie Bike Trail. The shop specializes in custom fitting you in the right bicycle, and is there for all your service needs.
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The Bike Haven in McHenry is your source for professional, honest, and experienced sales, service and rentals. Now under new ownership, but with a 50+ year history in the business, the Bike Haven is ready for your every cycling need. They have the perfect bike whether you are looking for a Beach Cruiser, Mountain Bike, Road Bike, bicycle for a Child or an Adult.
For excellence in roofing, siding, windows, and gutters call Fiji Construction, Inc. at (847) 462-0990. Fiji construction is a State of Illinois Licensed Roofing Contractor, and a Wisconsin Dwelling Contractor.
If you can think of an independantly owned restaurant or store that you frequent and would hate to see close, then read this post. If you would like to help keep our downtown areas vibrant, support the 350 project and support locally owned businesses.
The Active Transportation Alliance has been working to improve biking, walking and public transportation for all Chicagoland residents. We encourage everyone to read the profile to gain a better understanding of their efforts, and consider supporting them with either a donation or a membership.
Downtown Crystal Lake “Where Hip Meets Historic” Downtown Crystal Lake / Main Street was initially founded by local community volunteers in 1996 and organized as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Currently, there are 52 Main Street communities in Illinois. Downtown Crystal Lake has been designated as one of only five “Premier” Communities, which represents the top […]