Come and explore this great toy store in the heart of Crystal Lake. This family owned shop features quality toys that are hand chosen to spark the imagination of the child in your life. The knowledgeable staff at Marvin’s will be happy to assist you.
“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.
“Wear Did U Get That” is a boutique in downtown Crystal Lake where you can count on the staff to help you select the perfect outfit, pair of jeans or even a new accessory. The owner Stephanie Ormsby and her staff are dedicated in helping women find clothing that will fit and flatter.
This great once a month Market features all hand crafted items from Hand Spun yarn to jewelry to steel drums. This Market is unique! When you visit the market, stop into La Petite Creperie & Bistro,for a delicious lunch.
If you would like to start some holiday traditions this year, Barrington’s Holiday Events, may be one of the best places to start. Along with their usual traditions this year they have added the ChristKindlfest, with a market, entertainment, food & drink it promises to be a new favorite.
One reader suggested this Girl’s Gluten Free Day Out, which features two dining spots with outstanding gluten free food and a little pampering at a local salon. We sent her 4 free Arlington Park Racetrack tickets for her great suggestion. Please send us your ideas
Angels Treats and Designs Gift Shop is new to downtown Harvard. This shop which was named after the owners pet golden retriever offers a unique selection of handcrafted merchandise. The shop is located minutes from the Harvard Metra Station and the Starline Gallery.
If you love art or are just getting your feet wet OnView, a unique gallery in Park Ridge is a must. This smart, sophisticated multi media gallery has it all; painting, sculpture, photography, furniture, and more. You are free to shop and browse in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere.
Great Market located in downtown Harvard just minutes from the train. Stop in for a cup of coffee and fresh baked goods while you shop for healthy alternatives. This friendly shop offers a wide variety of organic gluten free, sugar free as well as bulk and natural foods.
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.