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.
Arlington Park Race Track 2013
One of the surest signs of Summer is the return of Racing to Arlington Park Race Track. Opening day is May 3rd so hop on the Metra Northwest Line and be delivered right to their door. A day at the Track is a fun and exciting way to spend the day with friends & family.
Jazz on the Square — Jazz Jam
A “Just off the Tracks” favorite. For just $5 at the door, you get a night of incredable, Chicago Quality Jazz. Stage Left Cafe is the perfect intimate setting for this fun eventing. Beer, wine and light snacks are available. Head to Woodstock’s Historick Square, for Jazz Jam, you will be glad you did.
Enjoy Chicago on a Budget — With Chicago Insider Secrets
Chicago Insiders Secrets include tips on how to save money, places to go and how to get there. Some of these tips will make getting around half the fun. If you have a secret you would like to share we would love to hear from you.
Meet at the Metropolis – Live Theater & Dining in Arlington Heights
You don’t have to go to Chicago to enjoy an evening of live entertainment. The Metropolis is a great venue that offers a variety of comedy, drama and music programs. This venue is easy to access via the Metra Rails. Great excursion for a family, a group or a couple.
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.
While most people have heard of Arlington Park Racetrack, some may be surprised to find that there is a great sports bar located in the park that is open year round. Whether you are looking for a place to eat, drink, watch a game or place a bet, this bar has it all.
In the month of March everyone is a little Irish. Here is a listing of festivals and parades that will allow you to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long. So don your green and get ready to party! We will keep you posted as more details are finalized for these events.
You don’t have to be Irish and it doesn’t have to be Saint Patrick’s Day for an Irish Celebration. Head to Mt. Prospects Irish Fest. Irish Music, Irish Dancers, Irish Goods, Irish Food and of course Irish Beer. All in a heated tent. Hop on the train and let Metra do the driving.
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
If you are looking for a fun way to spend the day/evening check out our list of the finest Irish Pubs on Metra’s Northwest Pacific Line. Hop on the train and enjoy some traditional Irish food and let the proffesionals do the driving so you can enjoy a pint or two of the your favorite Irish Brew.
Don’t let another summer go by without visiting beautiful Arlington Park Racecource. The park has so much to offer with many activities geared for families, as well as groups of any size. Admission is affordable and with Metra stopping right in front of the park even getting there is easy.
If you really love beer, no I mean really LOVE BEER this is the place for you. The owner Steve and manager Sherm of the Cary Pub Beer Boutique know how beer should be served and love to share their passion for the brew with their clientele.
Going on a bar crawl can be a great way to sample the offerings of different restaurants. This more subdued crawl can easily become a small plate progressive dinner as well. Enjoy the lovely downtown Arlington Heights, as it has a lot to offer, with great restaurants, shopping and entertainment.