McHenry/Lake County

Summer and fall are prime months to fall in love with silly, active goats. We have a few places to check out. more

Aug 11, 2017 10:09 AM Best of the 'Burbs

Record flooding has affected many families in the area. more

Jul 17, 2017 10:36 AM LEARN

Take a playground tour across Chicagoland. more

Jul 10, 2017 10:23 AM Outdoor Fun

Summer like it’s 1982. more

Jul 7, 2017 1:35 PM Best of the 'Burbs

Boring, standby gifts not allowed. more

Jun 8, 2017 7:52 PM Local Gems

This unique nationwide event includes a giant mud pit! more

Jun 7, 2017 5:37 PM Outdoor Fun

April showers bring May flowers. more

May 12, 2017 4:37 PM Nature

Looking for a fun town to get to know? more

Apr 27, 2017 3:53 PM Neighborhood Guides

They are unique (and totally cool). more

Apr 7, 2017 6:38 PM Holiday Fun

Free or cheap fun to last the entire week! more

Mar 24, 2017 3:31 PM PLAY

When you celebrate, be sure to wear your green and a smile! more

Mar 9, 2017 10:51 PM Holiday Fun

Fun fact: Reptiles are not really slimy; their shine comes from an oil on their scales. more

Mar 9, 2017 9:38 PM Nature



Learn more about the contributions and accomplishments of black Americans. more

Feb 3, 2017 7:08 PM LEARN


Credit: Todd Rosenberg

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way! more

Dec 5, 2016 3:34 PM Holiday Fun

Witness the wonder up close and personal. more

Aug 12, 2016 3:19 PM Fairs & Fests

Let's all play make-believe. more

Feb 19, 2016 3:14 PM Indoor Fun

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Palos Forest Preserve, Cook County

Get back to nature! We found the best forest preserves in the five surrounding counties. more

Apr 16, 2015 7:49 PM EXPLORE