Celebrating Black History Month in the Chicago Southland
Posted on 02/07/2020 by Loren Petrakis
In 1976 President Gerald Ford officially recognized February as Black History Month and each year since then it has been a time to recognize the accomplishments of African Americans and the many historical contributions they’ve made. In the Chicago Southland, there are...
Top 8 things to do at Musher Mania
Posted on 12/20/2016 by Kristen Bonk
Musher ManiaMonee Reservoir27341 Ridgeland Avenue, Monee(708) 534-8499Saturday, January 14th12-4PMThe 23rd Annual Musher Mania in Monee offers the chance to enjoy the wonders of winter! This is a free event the whole family will enjoy! In partnership with the Siberian Husky ...
Drink to the Moment in Chicago Southland
Posted on 06/30/2016 by Kristen Bonk
“Here’s to you!”“Raise your glass to toast the bride and groom!”“TGIF!”Whatever the reason you grab a drink, enjoy the moment! It is often advised by drink aficionados when tasting a craft beer, bourbon or wine to slow down, pay attention to your senses and enjoy the moment....
The Weekender: February 26th – 28th in Chicago Southland
Posted on 02/24/2016 by Kristen Bonk
You know that moment when you visit with family and friends over the weekend and someone asks, "So, what do you want to do?" Use The Weekender to help answer that question. Whether you’re looking to see a show or hike through history, there is something to do for all interes...
The Weekender: January 22nd - 24th in Chicago Southland
Posted on 01/21/2016 by Kristen Bonk
Whether you’re looking stay indoors and listen to great tunes or explore winter nature, there is something to do for all interests Just Beyond the City Limits.To better plan your next trip to Chicago Southland, sign-up for our Monthly E-Newsletter.Make sure to tag #ChicagoSo...
Flossmoor Station New Brew
Posted on 08/28/2015 by Kristen Bonk
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery Beer, like travel, should be an experience. It should tingle and excite all of your senses. Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery's new Brew Master, Eymard Freire, is a true believer of this thought and he&...
Plan a Staycation for this Weekend!
Posted on 07/29/2014 by Danielle Sparavalo
So, you meant to plan a summer vacation to get away with your family, friends or (AHEM) yourself this year, but with summer weekends winding down, you may not have time to plan that trip. Why not plan a staycation right here in the Chicago Southland? Splish, Splash! ...
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